A change in pernumbuco exportation has caused bowmakers to move to alternate woods which can be crafted and perform as well. We are starting to offer Ipe wood by the same makers whose pernambuco bows we have sold for years. These bows are nickel mounted — full or half-lined — and appointed with the same details Whether you visit the shop or have an array of bows sent to you, you can compare Ipe to others across your price range.
Creator of Arcus bows, Bernd Musing, offers a more affordable line of carbon bows under his own name. This model uses less resin and more carbon fiber fibers woven in 3-D for more wood-like resonance. Also different about this model a screw that’s easier to turn with edges instead of the usual octagonal design. Mounted with stainless, with a modern frog. Made in Germany, with a 15-year warranty on the stick, 2-year warranty on the frog.