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Old 05-29-2010, 05:59 PM
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Default New Bow string ?

I have used this Bow for the last three seasons with the factory bow string. I have waxed two to three times a year. My question is, should I replace my bow string ? It seems to be still in good condition. However, for some reason I want to replace it. Any opinions ?
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Old 05-30-2010, 03:37 AM
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Depends on how much you shoot, but it is probably time to replace. Vapor Trail makes excellent strings at a reasonable price or 'Google' Bucknasty Bow Strings for a higher quality replacement.

Winners choice makes awesome strings but they are more expensive than the above options.

A good string can make a world of difference in preventing peep rotation, accuracy etc.
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Old 06-02-2010, 03:11 AM
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As an avid outdoorsman and hunting enthuisast..I prefer you look at http://www.extremebowstrings.com/default.aspx its a guy from Norfolk, NE where I am from, and near everybody in Northeast Nebraska gets there strings from this guy, he makes them and all that jazz...check his website out, email him, or even give him a call, very nice guy always willing to be there. Chance
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Old 06-02-2010, 08:39 AM
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It really depend on how often you shoot and how well you take care of your string. I shoot enought that I change my strings out once per year.

If your string is showing any sign of wear, or you are having problem with peep rotation, change them out. I am sure that after 3 years on a stock string you have have some stretch going on, so moving to new string is not going to negative impact.

Take a look at Vapor Trail's strings. www.vaportrailarchery.com
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Old 06-02-2010, 09:23 AM
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+1 on Extreme Strings.
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Old 06-03-2010, 07:09 PM
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A thumbs-up for Mike(crackers) at CartersArchery!! just got my bow back last week awesome professional work.
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Old 06-08-2010, 09:56 AM
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I put Vaportrails on mine a few months ago and love them. You can order them on here thru MeanV2. They seem to be good material.

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Old 06-08-2010, 05:54 PM
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I put a new set of TwiztdedStrings on my Limbsaver and they are great ........
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Old 06-08-2010, 07:08 PM
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Another vote for VaporTrail and MeanV. Great combo.
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Old 06-09-2010, 05:09 PM
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Vaportrails are a great deal
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