View Full Version : Installing a bear hair rest on Savannah longbow

Bob B
01-23-2008, 12:46 PM
It is recommended that a bear hair rest is installed on a Savannah longbow.
When installing the rest, is the existing leather rest removed or left in place?

Bob B

01-30-2008, 01:30 PM
There are many options for rests on traditional bows. You can use an elevated rest, or shoot off the shelf.

I preferr to shoot off the shelf as the arrow is closer to my bow hand. I typically use the soft side of velcroe to make my rest. The down side is that is has a tendancy to burn a little from the friction of the arrow. The up side is that it is quiet and cheap.

If you are going to use a Bear Hair rest, you should remove anything that is already on the bow, and clean the surface with alchol before you stick anything new on there. I have used the Bear Hair rests in the past and they do seem to work good.

Good luck!

Bob B
01-31-2008, 10:14 AM
Thanks for the imput.