The Contender is a mild reflex-deflexed longbow designed for the hunter and competition shooter who prefer a mild R/D longbow. When strung this bow maintains a true traditional “crescent D-shape”. Nothing is sacrificed in the shooting qualities of this model, which is one of the most stable, forgiving and accurate longbows available in today’s highly competitive market. Whether you are out on the range or in the field in pursuit of your favorite game this bow is sure to make you a Contender. This model is available in your choice of either a straight or locator style grip with a hand stitched leather wrap or natural wood option. For optimum performance set the brace height at about 7.25" for locator grips and 7" for a straight grip.