Centaur Archery - Custom Fitted Deflex Reflex Longbows
 
 

Product Q&A's

 
Question 1. Jim, what is the maximum draw length for each of your different bow lengths?
Answer: Each bow does have a maximum draw length to which it is smooth pulling and this is indicated by the force draw curve tests. A bow will gain roughly 2 1/2# to 3# per inch of draw as you near your anchor point. Once a bow starts to gain more than this, you have maxed it out and you need the next longer bow length.
Here is a chart for each length bow I build and the maximum draw length for bows drawing up to 60#. The maximum draw length will decrease as the poundage goes up and will increase for bows that are 45# or less due to the limb thickness ratio changing.
Bow Length
54"
56"
58"
60"
62"
Maximum Draw
25"
27"
29"
31"
33"
 
Question 2. What is your current delivery time on a bow if ordered now?
Answer: It will vary but for the most part, my delivery time is typically 10 to 14 months give or take.
 
Question 3. What is the performance difference between the Glass bow, Chimera and the Carbon Elite?
Answer: Chimera will be roughly 4 to 5 fps quicker than the glass bow and the Carbon
Elite will be about 4 fps quicker than Chimera.
 
Question 4. Are your bows cut to center or past center?
Answer: All bows are cut to center but in the case of a Dymondwood riser they can be cut slightly deeper upon request.
 
Question 5. What kind of limb cores do you use?
Answer: All bows come standard with action bamboo cores and the optional XTL lamination upon request.
 
Question 6. What is the XTL Lamination?
Answer: XTL stands for (Extreme Torsional Lamination) and serves 3 major functions in the bow.
  1. It is designed for the core of the bow offering substantial torsional stability causing more efficiency and increased accuracy.
  2. It strengthens the tips of the bow by adding multi directional fiber angles making it extremely difficult for a string to rip down through the limb in the case of a dry fire.
  3. Adds strength to the whole riser section by stiffening it resulting in less deflection which in turn delivers more energy back to the arrow.

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email: centaurarchery@yahoo.com