1959 Bear Kodiak to Give Away! (photo heavy)

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1959 Bear Kodiak to Give Away! (photo heavy)

Post by TimberlineX » Sat Mar 13, 2010 1:15 pm

I have a superb 1959 Bear Kodiak that I’d like to give away.

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It’s no secret that 1959 Bear Kodiaks are likely the most collectable Bear bows of all, and open-market pricing would seem to confirm that. Everyone wants them.

The 1959 Kodiak I’d like to send to a new home is quite special. Its draw weight is a remarkable 75 pounds! Its length is 64 inches. It is an all-original 1959 Bear Kodiak with original finish and original leather grip. The bow is factory-equipped with a 1959 Fred Bear bowquiver insert. The sight window is Purple Heart. From end to end, this is a superb example of a 1959 Bear Kodiak.

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Is there a catch? Well, sure! As you are well aware, original 1959 Bear Kodiaks don’t grow on trees, especially ones with a draw weight of 75 pounds.

The one little tiny catch is that you’ve got give me something back….and I’d like that something to be another 1959 Bear Kodiak, one with a MAPLE sight window, all-original finish and original leather, must be 60 inches in length and right hand, although any draw weight will do.

I give you this original 75-pound 1959 Kodiak. You give me an original maple-window 1959 Bear Kodiak. Simple. Easy. Two 1959s find new homes.

Anyone have a 1959 maple-window Kodiak they’d like to give away? I’d even throw in the pictured vintage one-screw bowquiver with this bow for the right maple-windowed 1959 Kodiak.

Anyone interested? Anyone want this bow?
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Re: 1959 Bear Kodiak to Give Away! (photo heavy)

Post by Cody Roiter » Sat Mar 13, 2010 1:17 pm

Nice bow man...
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Re: 1959 Bear Kodiak to Give Away! (photo heavy)

Post by John D Kabisa » Sat Mar 13, 2010 1:46 pm

Bill- That is one sweet bow right there.Good luck with your trade.

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Re: 1959 Bear Kodiak to Give Away! (photo heavy)

Post by reddogge » Sat Mar 13, 2010 2:34 pm

Sniff. I'm not man enough to own that bow.

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Re: 1959 Bear Kodiak to Give Away! (photo heavy)

Post by Tony Wallace » Sat Mar 13, 2010 3:18 pm

I'd like to give away my mortgage - catch is, I keep the house.

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Re: 1959 Bear Kodiak to Give Away! (photo heavy)

Post by seboomook » Sat Mar 13, 2010 8:58 pm

Well Bill, against my better judgement I've deciced to take that rather wimpy bow off your hands.
I'll see your 75# and raise you 20#
As you can see, this Kodiak has a beautiful maple sight window.....
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Ready for your hunting pleasure, just string it up and enjoy. Dont worry about the ripped stringer pockets, or excrutiating groin pain.....
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Hurry and send it before I change my mind
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Re: 1959 Bear Kodiak to Give Away! (photo heavy)

Post by Trap » Sat Mar 13, 2010 9:01 pm

email sent Bill, Trap
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Re: 1959 Bear Kodiak to Give Away! (photo heavy)

Post by TimberlineX » Sat Mar 13, 2010 9:03 pm

Brad,

Now that' a hunting bow! Limbs must be like two-by-fours.

A wee bit MORE maple than I was looking for though. Still, a most interesting bow.

How's it shoot?!

Bill
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Re: 1959 Bear Kodiak to Give Away! (photo heavy)

Post by seboomook » Sat Mar 13, 2010 9:18 pm

Bill, limbs are 3/8ths" thick. I did try to string it and the leather pocket started to rip.
I'm sure I couldnt pull it anyway.
Traps got a gorgeous MSW, maybe ......

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Re: 1959 Bear Kodiak to Give Away! (photo heavy)

Post by Trap » Sat Mar 13, 2010 9:27 pm

wait till you see her backside :oops:

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Re: 1959 Bear Kodiak to Give Away! (photo heavy)

Post by Cody Roiter » Sat Mar 13, 2010 10:45 pm

95 pounds :o :o Thats a man size bow you have there.......
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