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Old 11-10-2019, 09:32 AM
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It came with lubricant (looks like chapstick), but I'm not sure where to use it. On the rail where the string goes across?

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Old 11-11-2019, 02:41 AM
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Put some on a Q-tip and lightly lube the rails where the bolt will ride. You can also use it to wax your cables and string.
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Old 11-11-2019, 03:31 AM
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Originally Posted by DJfan View Post
It came with lubricant (looks like chapstick), but I'm not sure where to use it. On the rail where the string goes across?

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Use it on the rails and work it into your string.
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Old 11-12-2019, 09:57 AM
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You should be using it per your manufacturers instructions. I use wax for my cables and string except for the serving as I read you are not supposed to wax the serving on your string.
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Old 11-13-2019, 06:47 PM
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The instructions had nothing about it. That's why I asked.

What is the serving?

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Old 11-18-2019, 09:39 AM
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What is the serving?
The serving is the portion of the bowstring wrapped with finer string.
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Old 11-19-2019, 03:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Wingbone View Post
The serving is the portion of the bowstring wrapped with finer string.
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Old 11-21-2019, 09:06 PM
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Use it as per the instructions given by manufacturer.
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Old 11-21-2019, 09:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Dimidiate View Post
Use it as per the instructions given by manufacturer.
As I said above, there were no directions in the paperwork. That's why I posted here.
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