Always stored limp and as with ALL bows REPLACE the string prior to using when purchasing a used bow! Then you always know your used bow has a NEW string! I've no control over that.The item "Ben Pearson 58 Recurve Bow 45# Soverign Falcon" is in sale since Sunday, April 12, 2020. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Outdoor Sports\Archery\Bows\Recurve". The seller is "e-baydaniel" and is located in El Paso, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.