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The 30 years Bodnik Bows warranty

All Bodnik Bows, every one, is carefully handmade by skilled, custom craftsmen. Our master bowyers pour their experience, skills, and passion into building our beautiful traditional bows.

We are 100% confident in the quality of materials, craftsmanship, and performance of our bows. For this reason, we have redefined the "lifetime” of all Bodnik Bows and have implemented a guarantee that is fitting for bows such as these that meet our high standards.

Here is how our legendary 30-year Bodnik Bows guarantee came to be.

No matter how careful you are with the selection of your materials and the actual construction of traditional bows, we have to accept that when you’re working with natural materials and when there are so many complex steps in the manufacturing process, sometimes a bow can have problems.

For that reason we offer a unique, comprehensive yet uncomplicated guarantee for all Bodnik Bows!

With this iron clad guarantee, Bodnik Bows is setting a new standard worldwide.

The Bodnik Bows 30-Year Guarantee is the only one of its kind in the world and has made Bodnik Bows famous for offering such a generous guarantee!

Everyone hopes that they never have to take advantage of a guarantee – But the importance of a 30-Year guarantee becomes evident if you ever need to use it!

Henry Bodnik and Bodnik Bows are standing since more than 10 years behind the legendary 30 years Bodnik Bows warranty and a smooth process realizing your warranty issues.

All Bodnik Bows manufactured from 01-01-2012 and on are guaranteed for 30-years under the following conditions.

Benefits of the Bodnik Bows warranty

    1. Bodnik Bows guarantee is not limited by the arrow weight gpi. (gpi = grains per inch)
    2. Bodnik Bows guarantee stays in effect even if you resell your bow
    3. Bodnik Bows guarantee is active for a full 30- years
    4. Henry Bodnik and the bowyers at Bodnik Bows personally back and support this guarantee.

The warranty covers

    1. Broken limbs;
    2. Delamination of limbs;
    3. Cracks in limbs and limb laminations;
    4. Broken risers;
    5. Cracks in risers;
    6. Broken bow tips or bow tip overlays.

Warranty Exclusions

    1. Any twisting of the limbs that occurs after 6 months of purchasing the bow;
    2. Repairs and obvious signs of wear;
    3. Visual objections to the clarity of the glass.

Immediate Negating of the warranty

    1. Any drilling, grinding, or filing done to the bow which was not performed by Bodnik Bows
    2. Any grossly negligent or willful destruction or damage caused to the bow Guarantee.


  • Bodnik Bows may elect to make repairs to your bow
  • Bodnik Bows may decide to exchange of the bow for either an identical model or an equivalent bow model. (If the same bow model is no longer built.)

How to initiate the Bodnik Bows guarantee process

Always contact the archery dealer from whom you bought your Bodnik Bows by email or phone to report the warranty claim. If you didn't purchase your bow directly from a dealer, contact a Bodnik Bows directly by email or phone to report your warranty claim. They will be happy to provide you assistance on how to properly process your guarantee claim.

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For contact and information just contact the Bodnik Bows Online Shop or send email.

How to process the Bodnik Bows 30-Year Warranty

The customer has to provide detailed pics of the warranty claim like described below. We will try to deceide the warranty claim based on the information and pics provided by the customer. If the warranty claim can not decided clearly the customer has to send the bow back to his dealer or Bodnik Bows.
Bodnik Bows will repair or replace the bow. If the bow is not any more in production or wood choices have changed Bodnik Bows will replace the bow with the actuall model in the same price range. 

Required images

1. pic: Close up of the damage
2. pic: Complete bow including damage
3. pic: Bodnik Bow serial no incl. riser

Shipping process

  • The customer bears the shipping costs for sending the bow back to his dealer or Bodnik Bows.
  • The Bodnik Bows dealer bears the shipping cost sending the bow back to Bodnik Bows
  • Bodnik Bows bears the shipping cost for sending the bow back to the customer or the bodnik bows dealer.

Problems with the processing of your warranty claim?

When processing our 30-year Bodnik Bows guarantee, we depend on the good work of the local dealers. If you are not satisfied with the handling of your guarantee at your dealer, or if there are excessive delays in handling the guarantee, please send us an email directly. Please use the e-mail address below:

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Handling of warranty claims in North America

In the case of a warranty claim from Bodnik Bows, please contact us directly by email.

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