Abbey Taipan Camo
Brand: Abbey Archery
Abbey Taipan - a twin cam compound bow in a next G1 camo finish, with a bow speed of 206fps and at a hot price
Abbey Taipan CamoSale Price: $179.95 (normally $199.95)
[$163.59 excl. GST]
Abbey Taipan Camo Description
The Abbey Taipan Camo is currently on Special. Normally $199.95 but out they go at just $179.95, only while stocks last. Save a healthy $20.00 off the retail price, but hurry as these bows are running out fast and once they're gone...well, they're gone.
The Abbey Taipan is a twin cam compound bow.
The Taipan comes in the latest Next G1 Camo pattern.
Bow specs at a glance
- Weight range 25-40lbs and 40-55lbs. Please specify weight required.
- Draw length range 28"-30"
- Let-Off 65%
- Cam Twin Cam
- Limbs Compression Moulded Fibreglass Solid Straight
- Riser Aluminium Alloy
- Speed 206fps
- Axle to Axle 41"
- Brace Height 9"
- Mass weight 4lbs
- Integrated Moulded Grip
- String Dacron
- Available in right hand and left hand. Please specify RH or LH
- Camo Colour - Next G1 Camo
- Limbs feature the name and logo of the Taipan. See below
Abbey Taipan compound bow includes
- Arrow Rest
- Two Pin Sight
- Taipan name and logo on the limbs
The Abbey Taipan is also available in a complete ready-to-shoot bow package - including a fibre optic sight, two prong arrow rest, stabiliser, bow quiver, release aid, release loop and arrows to suit, set up and ready to shoot and depending on your budget, can also include a hard or soft bow case, a 3D animal practice target, a ShotBlocker block target, a DeadStop bag target or a round or square target butt.
The Taipan bow package includes your accessories expertly installed and set up. This is a value for money action package that sizzles and is ready to go. If you bought all of these accessories separately, the accessories would not be installed on the bow, ready to shoot.
We can also tailor a special bow package to your budget or to suit your requirements for the Taipan or for any bow - please enquire and we can help you select the accessories that are right for you or we will be happy to provide a quote to you.
The Abbey Taipan Camo is currently on Special. Normally $199.95, on special at just $179.95, only while stocks last. Save a healthy $20.00 off the retail price, but only while current stocks last. This is your chance to save $20.00 off the price. Don't Miss Out.
Australia has over 140 species of land snakes and some 32 species of sea snakes. Around 100 Australian snakes are venomous or poisonous, although only 12 are likely to inflict a wound that could kill you. In fact the top ten of the most venomous species of snakes in the world live in Australia. The most poisonous or toxic venom snake in the world is the inland Taipan or fierce snake (Oxyuranus microlepidotus) and its supposed range is limited to a small area of western Queensland, Australia and was first found near the junction of the Darling and Murray Rivers but it is rarely seen. Its bite is 50 times more toxic than a Cobra. Out of a possible score of 25, the inland Taipan scores a mammoth 21. Although it is the most toxic snake in the world with venom more potent than any other species by a large margin, there has never been any recorded human fatalities caused by this species. The venom of the coastal or common Taipan (found in the north and east coast of Australia) is rated as the third most toxic of all snake venoms in the world (behind those of the inland Taipan and the Eastern Brown, which are also Australian snakes).
The venom yielded in an average milking of an inland Taipan snake could kill 100,000 mice. Its average length is 1.7 metres, but they have been known to grow to 2.5 metres or 5.5 feet to 8.2 feet long. Hatching from eggs, they are normally in clutches of 9 - 12. Australia only has 2 - 3 snake bite deaths each year. So how can a continent with the world's most venomous snake, the inland Taipan, have such a relatively low number of snake bite deaths each year? The answer of course is that the inland Taipan, while highly venomous, is not one of the deadliest snakes in the world. It has a pale creamy colour on the head, its body is light brown, dark brown, copper or olive in colour. It has an excellent sense of smell and eyesight. Their diet consists primarily of small mammals, especially rats and bandicoots. It quickly moves in on its prey, strikes fast, draws back and waits for the poison to work. As soon as the poison has worked, the snake eats the prey. Taipans are the most intelligent, nervous and alert of the Australian venomous snakes. They generally stay away from humans, escaping before they are noticed. However, the taipan will defend itself fiercely if it is cornered or threatened, often delivering several bites.
Taipans are "milked" of their venom by getting them to inject venom into a jar through a rubber cover. The venom is used to make medicine (or antivenom) to help save people who are bitten by a Taipan. Prior to the development of a specific Taipan antivenom in 1956, the Taipan bite was nearly always fatal. Other less poisonous snakes include the Red Bellied Black, Black Tiger, Copperhead, Gwardar, Collett's, Fierce, Eastern Tiger, Eastern Brown, Death Adder and the Mulga. Does this make the Australian bush a dangerous place to visit? Not necessarily! The chances of stumbling across any one of these potentially deadly reptiles in the wild are extremely small. The probability of actually getting bitten is even smaller.
Mark O'Shea, snake expert, TV personality and author of the book Venomous Snakes of the World said in an interview "The most dangerous snake is not the most venomous. The most venomous snakes are Taipans, Australian brown snakes and sea snakes but they have small venom yields and few snake bites to humans and few human fatalities in the scheme of things ... with that in mind, I have encountered many dangerous snakes from rattlers to cobras, sea snakes to desert vipers but I regard the most dangerous snake I have encountered to be the Sri Lankan Russell's viper..."
Despite all of the semantic arguments and scientific disputes, there is one fact that most people seem to agree on. The most venomous snake measured by the LD50 test or any type of criteria, is the inland Taipan snake of Australia.
The Last Word comes from extensive research by the University of Queensland's Associate Professor, Dr Bryan Grieg Fry who is also Head of the Venom Evolution Laboratory and he ranks the World's top ten most venomous snakes as follows
- 1. Inland Taipan
- 2. Eastern Brown Snake
- 3. Coastal Taipan
- 4. Formosan Banded Krait
- 5. Congo Water Cobra
- 6. Black Tiger Snake
- 7. Banded Water Cobra
- 8. Saw-Scaled Viper
- 9. Tiger Rattlesnake
- 10. Mainland Tiger Snake