Adapted Bow

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Adapted Bow

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Idea on how to use conventional recurve bow without any adaptations for a below elbow prosthesis. A nine inch length of parachute cord fits behind the wrist washer of the prosthesis and loops around the bowstring. Includes pictures. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Brandt, Barbara. TITLE: Amputees Bowhunt and Golf with Special Aids. REF: Journal: Accent on Living, Fall 1983. 1983.

Construction Of Adapted Archery Bow

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Aid to facilitate holding an archery bow by a person without the ability to grip. Device consists of a 3/16 inch thick aluminum reinforcement on the belly of the bow attached to a leather and aluminum strip (3/4 inch wide by 1/8 inch thick and approximately the length of the user's forearm). Forearm grip held on with velcro strips. Includes drawing. COMMENTS: The person for whom this device was designed used a prosthetic hook to pull and release the bo

Parent Category: Archery
 
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