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Supernova (2002-2005)

For a long time now, the advancement of compound bows has been heading in one direction. Speed.

Bows have been getting shorter, brace heights lower and cams harsher. These changes have lead to improvements in certain disciplines of archery, but the specific area of target accuracy has been neglected. You do not need 320 fps to hit an X ring 20 yards away.

What some companies may see as a digression, we see as advancement. When designing the Super Nova we had just one goal in mind. Produce the most accurate bow possible. Steadiness of aim, forgiveness and the highest build quality are all prerequisites.

The advancement of today's manufacturing techniques brings this classic D-flex designed target bow back to the forefront of today's competitive archery.

Axle Length --- 40.25 ", 41.5", or 43 "
Brace Height --- 8"-9"
Mass Weight --- 4lb 8oz
Cam Type --- Rapid Cam 2, Omega or T-Wheel
Limb Options --- Pro Fusion Carbon or Glass

Download Specification Chart for 41.5"

Cams have evolved. The Omega ‘Hybrid’ cam is that next step in the evolution of cam technology.

Taking the best qualities of Single Cams, and blending them with the best qualities of Twin Cams results in a system that does, finally, offer everything.

60% and 70% let off options. 1/2” adjustable over a 3” range via interchangable modules.

Rock solid wall, smooth, fast, quiet…

Don’t take our word for it. Contact a Merlin dealer and try one out for yourself! You will be amazed!

The Rapid 2's are at the forefront of Twin Cam design, so if your looking for a 'pure twin' you can't go wrong with the Rapid 2's.

Available in two styles:- A super smooth 'target' version or an incredibly fast 'Turbo' version. And the great thing about this is that they are the same cam! You can simply switch the modules from 'Target' to 'Turbo' and boost your speed.

65% let off. 1/2” adjustableover a 3” range via interchangable modules.

the T-Wheel is the smoothest drawing cam we have ever made.

If your looking for a cam design for ease of draw and maximum forgiveness then this might be the one for you. A very gradual increase in draw weight, with a short peak, and a gradual decrease in weight gives this cam the impression you are shooting a much lower poundage.

Very quiet, with virtually no shock and recoil, these T-Wheels are an absolute pleasure to shoot. 55% or 65% let off.

Natural 3 degree offset and contoured shape will give you a relaxed and consistent hand position every time.

Pro-Fusion is a state of the art manufacturing process used to infuse molded limbs under total vacuum. Each pair of limbs is cut from the same 1 metre panel guaranteeing extreme accuracy. The result? Only the most efficient, stable, perfectly matched limb platform you are ever going to find.


Laminated skins on the surfaces of the limbs reduce high frequency sonic vibration as well as adding limb protection.

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