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Old 01-25-2007, 09:36 AM
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Its really easy guys. Check out the upper one, I made it in about 45 minutes and its my first one. The second from the top (green and black) is an Excal string. I made the string board myself and took apart an old femish string to get a strand count and measurements as far as when joint braids etc.
Next is an Endless loop string jig!
Cool eh guys!!!???


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Old 01-25-2007, 09:42 AM
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Looks real good, are you making just the dacron strings? Or will you also make the fast flite strings? Yup you knowed where this be heading!
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Old 01-25-2007, 10:10 AM
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No no fast flight yet. I don't use them. But if do I'll send you some Mike. But its soooo easy and you can make your own string board. You have to buy wood, nails, string, a serving too and serving. I got the insructions to make a string board and modified them for a crossbow. Any ways if anyone wants the dimentions just ask.
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Old 01-25-2007, 11:47 AM
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very nice....please post dimentions.
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Old 01-25-2007, 12:08 PM
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That'll be 5 cents please! LOL!
I posted it big and fat so you can read it. If you have any questions go ahead and ask. I would advise you to get worn flemish sting and take it apart. I did and marked with a magic marker where the braids started and ended and length of loop.
There's a few sites that explain how to make a flemish twist string but I bought a DVD from 3 Rivers Archery. http://www.3riversarchery.com/ListProduct.asp?offset=6 There are two of them and I think this one is the second best. This one is better in that it shows you how to make an endless string as well. It also shows you how to make jigs for flemish and endless strings. http://www.3riversarchery.com/ListProduct.asp?offset=8

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Old 01-25-2007, 12:51 PM
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And my first three colour/bundle string.

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Old 01-25-2007, 01:28 PM
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I knew i couldn't make the jig! I can't cut or saw wood nor pound a nail into a board, they bend every time! Not only that but i can't read or write! So i will have to pay fer mine, DNK!
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Old 01-25-2007, 01:43 PM
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Mike, you can use a spruce 2X4 and pre-drill for the nails. Try it Mike. Its real easy. You just need one 1/4 lb of whatever you want to use and with that you can make endless loop assuming you have a serving tool. The string board on mine has those holes in the middle so you can adjust the string length but you don't need it. Just a 2X4 and four nails and you have a longer one.
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cool ty for the post don. i've done all the work on my bows and made my own arrows for over 30 yrs. it's high time i learned to make bow strings.....hehe.[8D]
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Shewe, you won't believe how easy it is.
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