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Re: Kodiak Magnum

Postby Jett » Wed May 19, 2010 9:10 am

Anybody got pics of all three types side by side? It would really be instructive & interesting to see the evolution of the types. Whatever its shortcomings, the dogleg lead to the redesign that produced the awesome 64's!

And thanks for your very informative post, Raineman.
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Re: Kodiak Magnum

Postby kcbrown » Wed May 19, 2010 9:55 am

Your right BK. They did all the heavy work, since we are talking about it is there any information on just how many of these bows were made?
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Re: Kodiak Magnum

Postby George D. Stout » Fri Jul 02, 2010 9:46 am

The first quality recurve bow I ever shot was a 1962 Kodiak Magnum owned by an acquaintance who got me into bowhunting. I couldn't afford a KM back then so ended up with a Bear Alaskan. I recently found this one on Ebay for an opening bid that was under $50.00. The seller only had a few photos and one was a hole in the belly of the sight window that was put there for an arrow holder. The bow has zero stress and was probably on used a year or two since there is no horizontal checking either.
I'm working on closing the little hole and cleaning it up, but it's a nice 62. It does have the star imprinted over the serial number so I'm told that represents a bow that was refinished at the factory. Don't know that for sure to be a fact, but that is the information available. Click on photo for slide show.

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Re: Kodiak Magnum

Postby 4nolz » Fri Jul 02, 2010 10:51 am

the first "new" KM is in the spray booth at Bear Archery now-green actionwood riser,green glass smaller tips-should be really neat! green and white FF tips.
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