Dual-feed single-cam compound bow

  • US 5,890,480 A
  • Filed: 04/19/1993
  • Issued: 04/06/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/28/1992
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A compound archery bow comprising a pair of flexible resilient first and second bow limbs with a handle connecting the inner ends thereof;

  • a cam journaled at the first bow limb end,a rotational member journaled at the second bow limb end and having at least one peripheral groove portion therein,first and second cable sections having at least portions thereof trained around the rotational member, and wherein one of said cable sections forms a bowstring,an anchor cable extending between the first and second bow limbs having one end fixed to the bow limb on which the rotational member is jounaled and the other end secured to the cam,said cam having at least one eccentric groove for taking up the anchor cable as the bow is being drawn and having means for feeding out the two cable sections as the bow is being drawn, andmeans for securing the ends of the first and second cable sections and the anchor cable sections to the cam.

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