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Bearpaw Products

Postby Tenbrook » Wed Aug 28, 2013 7:46 am

I have been looking around on the Kustomking site and noticed that he is carrying allot of Bearpaw products for bow building. I have never used any of their fiberglass or stabil-kore.

Do any of you have experience with these products?

How does the glass compare with Gordan's?


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Re: Bearpaw Products

Postby chackworth3 » Wed Aug 28, 2013 7:31 pm

I prefer the Gordon's ULS personally. The bearpaw glass was more streaky it seemed to me...
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Re: Bearpaw Products

Postby Crooked Stic » Thu Aug 29, 2013 3:36 pm

I stick with Gordons on the clear. I guess if the black spined the same it would be ok. Black is black
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Re: Bearpaw Products

Postby 4nolz » Thu Aug 29, 2013 4:29 pm

I may be wrong but dont they kind of specialize in one-off copies? of popular US bows and broadheads? Germany Company right? I'll buy bow making stuff from the regulars.
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Re: Bearpaw Products

Postby kcbrown » Thu Aug 29, 2013 7:45 pm

I can hardly buy not steaky stuff from Binghams. I think you are right Nolz
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Re: Bearpaw Products

Postby owlbait » Fri Aug 30, 2013 1:21 pm

I have Stabil-Kore in my limb core and back. Bow is 3 months old, lots of shooting, don't see any issues compared to any other core or back glass. Their tapering tool is by far the best hand taper tool for woodies I have used. Feathers were OK. I like the shooting glove they sell/market. With all the complaints about Gordon Glass being streaky it would be nice to have an alternate source, as long as the quality and price were comparable/better. Stabil-Kore has been a core component on one of the popular line of bows for a few years.
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Re: Bearpaw Products

Postby Belicoso » Mon Sep 02, 2013 1:18 am

4nolz wrote:I may be wrong but dont they kind of specialize in one-off copies? of popular US bows and broadheads? Germany Company right? I'll buy bow making stuff from the regulars.

Dead on,copy cat company,with most things produced in low low wages countries.
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Re: Bearpaw Products

Postby Iktomi » Fri Oct 04, 2013 10:03 am

Dunno about their glass, but my observation WRT the bearpaw stuff I have purchased is that they are hit or miss in quality. Even though they are German owned, alot of their stuff is actually made in Eastern Europe.
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Re: Bearpaw Products

Postby Kirkll » Sun Oct 06, 2013 9:31 am

I played with the bear paw glass years ago, and found the black stuff very inconsistent. same lay ups, using same stack height varying as much 10 pounds didn't seem worth the small savings in price. Same deal with the Canadian glass. i think i'll stay with Gordon's products myself.

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