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New Budget Bows & Crossbows for 2020

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New Budget Bows & Crossbows for 2020
Diamond Archery Edge 320 (Drew Pellman photo)

Bear Archery Royale

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When you’ve got champagne tastes and a domestic beer pocketbook, bow shopping can be a challenge. Fortunately, there are companies out there like Bear Archery, which released the Royale this year. This RTH (Ready To Hunt) rig can generate arrow speeds of 290fps, weighs only 2.7 pounds (bare), and offers youth and smaller-stature shooters a huge range of draw weights and lengths. And since it is a RTH bow...

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