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Rain on your bowstring - does it affect accuracy??

Old 11-04-2010, 08:24 AM
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Default Rain on your bowstring - does it affect accuracy??

I am bowhunting tomorrow and expecting light rain before lunch. If my bowstring gets wet, will my bow still be accurate?

My stand is exposed to the rain. I am debating on carrying my soft case for my bow up into the stand to keep it covered. Obviously this will limit how quickly I can respond to a deer walking in.
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Old 11-04-2010, 08:31 AM
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i believe that it wont. i have practiced in light rain before and it never effected my accuracy. you should be fine
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Old 11-04-2010, 10:42 AM
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your good to go, i've practiced in pouring rain. No difference in accuracy.
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Old 11-04-2010, 11:46 AM
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Just wax your string real good before you go out. It will help repel the water off of the string and you'll be good to go
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Old 11-04-2010, 12:00 PM
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No as long as u have a decent coating of wax u shouldn't run into any problems and a re-coat of wax should fix it up if it does get nasty from water.
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