This 58" Bow String will suit any recurve bow measuring 58" AMO length. The Strings actual length is 54".
The archery association, Archery Manufacturers and Merchants Organization or AMO became the Archery Trade Association (ATA) in late 2002 and the AMO bow length is the standard for measuring recurves and longbows and all strings are referred to by their AMO length, not the actual string length.
All bows should display their AMO length on a label affixed to the inside of the bottom limb or engraved onto the side of the riser. The actual length of a recurve string is usually 4 inches shorter than the AMO length a longbow string is usually 3 inches shorter than the AMO length What should you order;
- for a 48 inch recurve, you need a 44 inch string, so you will order a 66 inch string
- for a 44 inch longbow, you need a 41 inch string, so you will order a 64 inch string.