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.


HOURS - PLEASE EMAIL ( or CALL 484-947- 5471 PRIOR TO VISITING. IMPORTANT NOTE **** We are closed until the week of 16 September. Accessory orders placed now will ship during the week of 16 September. Crossbow orders placed now will ship during the week of 23 September based on date online order is received. (Credit card transactions are not processed and fully captured until shipment.) Archery Instruction will resume the week of 16 September. *** When we return, note that we are spending more time shooting outdoors and are in and out of our facility. If you are interested in learning to shoot a traditional bow, please email to inquire. We shoot both indoors and outdoors. There is a unique sense of accomplishment in "LEARNING TO SHOOT A BOW" at Kodabow. We have flexible hours for instruction including evening and many weekends including Saturday by appointment. We use traditional archery equipment and have a rapid and proven skill development method that works. We also educate and help crossbow shooters get the most out of their equipment. **** Kodabow supports an Outdoor Archery Range at the West Chester Gun Club. ****

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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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