Kodabow Crossbows

Building amazing recurve limb crossbows in West Chester, PA for over a decade, with a simple design that works in the most demanding situations. Tough components and fewer moving parts keeps you in the field. Whether it's "game on" in Africa, Texas or Ohio, you can depend on innovative features like a quiet limb design, firearms grade trigger, a slick anti-dry fire system and a full length machined rail and receiver coupled to adjustable AR components. These crossbows are quiet, accurate, powerful and built to stay that way shot after shot.


Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 : As we enter the uncharted territory of 2021, it is hard to predict what this great country will see in the year ahead. Even during these difficult times - keep your head up. We know our customers are the best and we wish everyone a very positive 2021. Suppliers continue to have COVID impact on production. These are not easy times. If there is any delay in shipping an item, we will notify you. But we are in fair shape but continue to see delays on incoming supplies. New crossbow orders for 2020 closed out. After March 2021, we will resume shipping but will slow down for the next 60 days. We were happy to see the last 2020 Kodabow head out to Wisconsin to close out the year. Wow -- our bows are accurate! We ship a target with every bow and these Kodabow Crossbows shoot lights out. Incidentally, we were shooting recurve bows recently on the range and "actually shot the lights out" after an odd ricochet. Go figure. Most crossbow accessories are available. THE BEST WAY TO CONTACT KODABOW WITH A QUESTION FOR RAPID RESPONSE - EMAIL US: 99% of accessory orders are shipping within 24 - 48 hours hours unless otherwise noted. WE HAVE CLOSED OUR INDOOR RANGE AND HAVE ELIMINATED IN FACILITY VISITS. IMPORTANT NOTE **** We spend time shooting outdoors, in the field and recreational shooting offsite and are in and out of our facility. The 2020 COVID -19 event has made matters difficult. We are only working outside for those interested in learning to shoot a traditional bow and will resume lessons in March when the weather warms - please email to inquire and look at There is a unique sense of accomplishment in "LEARNING TO SHOOT A BOW" at Kodabow. We have flexible hours for instruction. We use traditional archery equipment and have a rapid and proven skill development method that works. We also educate and help crossbow shooters interested in hunting get the most out of their Kodabow and crossbow equipment. Effective 1 July 2020, Chuck Matasic, the Kodabow Founder is retiring after more than a decade of crossbow work. He is supporting the business through transition.

**** Kodabow supports an Outdoor Archery Range at the West Chester Gun Club. We can assist you in joining the Club as a member so you can participate in archery and have a place to shoot. ****

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Crossbow Products

At Kodabow, we build recurve limb crossbows in the USA
using state of the art manufacturing processes and materials.

Recurve Crossbows
by Kodabow

Kodabow crossbows are built on a common core platform that weighs 8.3 lbs including basic grip, scope rail and stock components. All of our crossbow models weigh the same and have the same geometry. The bow spans 34" in width and is 27" when cocked. The length is 34" to 38" because of the adjustable stock. We engineer each recurve limb set per its weight class. That means the Kodabow 185 lb limbs are made slightly different than the 200 lb limbs. (The other way to do it is to make one set of limbs and pull them


Overall weight is a funny thing when it comes to crossbows. Because our crossbow has an exact "midpoint balance", most shooters find the Kodabow very easy to handle. View the short video on the EL-2 sling (see videos section of our homepage) if weight is a concern. With the EL-2 sling, you can still hunt and stalk all day long with a cocked and loaded Kodabow and be instantly ready to go. With the full length rail underneath the crossbow, you can also attach an accessory bipod, put on your ghillie suit, and go to a prone position on the ground if circumstances dictate.

"What model would be best for me?"

Our answer is that most shooters should begin their search with a Koda-Express 185 or a Zulu 200. These are very stout crossbows and will take any game animal in North America but offer a great combination of lower noise, high speed, extended string life, and ease of loading . These are the most popular Kodabow models. The 225 Big Rhino is the beast of the lineup and offers slightly faster speeds with increased cocking effort but at 40 yards, performance is similar to the lighter weight models.

Recursive Crossbows

Kodabow - Simulated Hunt

The Kodabow Way

Initial Crossbow Assembly

Kodabow 360 Degrees!

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