- Est. May 21, 1992 In This Issue - Traditional Archers of New Jersey
- Dating Bear Bows Bear Custom Kodiak Takedown Bow
- Need Help Identifying Fred Bear Kodiak - Traditional Archery.
DATING GUY 4 YEARS YOUNGER THAN ME
Est. May 21, 1992 In This Issue - Traditional Archers of New Jersey
Also wooden bows with a small "Running Bear" decal can be dated to 1948 5.
Dating Bear Bows Bear Custom Kodiak Takedown Bow
The Leather Grip: ALL Bear bows had leather grips until 1959.
Need Help Identifying Fred Bear Kodiak - Traditional Archery.
In 1959, the Kodiak Special removed the leather grip and in 1961 the Kodiak did the same, as well as the Grizzly in 1964. The Coin Medallion: Beginning in 1959 all Bear bows had a coin medallion of one type of metal or another.The large Standing Bear decal also has the words "Glass Powered Bow" under the Standing Bear. All Wood vs Laminate: If your bow is ALL wood (no laminations of any kind) then your bow had to be made before the mass productions beginning in 1949.
This was replaced by the large Standing Bear decal in mid-1953.
Dating bear kodiak bow:
Rating: 87 / 100
Overall: 95 Rates