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Which armguard is right for you?
Archery, Leathercraft

Which armguard is right for you?

Armguards, also known as bracers, come in a variety of materials and styles. The English tend to fancy the Robin Hood lace style with their traditional look. I also quite like the look of metal warlord rings which can also adorn a bracer. Practically speaking, though, a simple unadorned bracer with elastic cord is the best for day to day use, and that’s what I wear most often. Elastic cord with beads and loops for easy on and off An armguard or bracer can be of leather, nylon or plastic. The bracer is worn on the extended arm holding the bow. Wearing a bracer is a must because of its protection once you fasten it into place. In a pinch, should you forget or lose your bracer, you could even use a large paper cup from a fast-food soft-drink. Whatever you do, you must wear someth...