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Scent of Bow Wax/Spook game?

Old 08-26-2004, 08:44 PM
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Default Scent of Bow Wax/Spook game?

I wax the string on bow everytime I get done using it. I have notcied that after waxing it, it can leave kind of a mild scent when it comes in contact with the open air. Do I need to worry about spooking game with this? Before I go hunting should I make sure I have not waxed the bow string for several days?
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Old 08-26-2004, 09:04 PM
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I mainly worry about the scents that game might associate with danger........human body odor being #1. I can't imagine why an animal would be spooked by something as mild and non threatening as bowstring wax.
I use a wax with Bee's wax in it and it smells pretty strong and sweet for many years........I couldn't tell you the last time a deer even looked my direction.
Don't sweat the wax.
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