The Avancée is a good choice for recurve shooters of all levels due to it's ultra light design and low wind drag geometry. It uses a very light, stiff Carbon Grid rod with an Outside Diameter of .640 thousand of an inch. It also includes a fully adjustable 7/8" Doinker Supreme and D.A.W.G. weights at the Distal end. The Avancée also features a Doinker Thumb Spur hole at the base of the stabilizer that allows you to tighten the stabilizer firmly to the bow. (Thumb Spur sold seperately).