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Forum: Technical
07-12-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 927
Posted By 3Children

I think you will find the weight being more than...

I think you will find the weight being more than stated on vanes. The blazers that I had weighed in at 7.2grs and the killer vanes were 12grs each. The vane tec 2" come in at 7grs each. Or my scale...
Forum: Technical
06-30-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 851
Posted By 3Children

X2 you can do a search on this site. I have...

X2 you can do a search on this site. I have illustration pictures to help. But move your rest either up or to the right but not both until you get one right, then adjust the other. I hope you...
Forum: Technical
06-30-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,131
Posted By 3Children

Limb Driver, QAD Hd, or LD, NAP Apache are some...

Limb Driver, QAD Hd, or LD, NAP Apache are some of the best rest out there. Some of these offer full containment. As a shop owner, I install a lot of these with no problems. The wb is a thing of the...
Forum: Technical
06-26-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By 3Children

Each mfg puts a different label on their shafts....

Each mfg puts a different label on their shafts. Some put the actual spine, those look like .300-.340-350.-.400-.500 The .300 is the stiffest in that range of numbers. Aluminum shafts had a number...
Forum: Technical
06-20-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 960
Posted By 3Children

You can call Blitz themselves. Someone there to...

You can call Blitz themselves. Someone there to answer, usually the owner himself. This is before the "dial a fletch"! More adjustments on the newer models. A lot of those are still being used today....
Forum: Technical
06-18-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By 3Children

I didn't look at the video because I know the dl...

I didn't look at the video because I know the dl is too short. I will try to post some pics up on form. Mainly your nose should just touch your nose, on some short bows this is a problem, but........
Forum: Bowhunting
06-15-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,404
Posted By 3Children

Fps, can be found by shooting through a chrony....

Fps, can be found by shooting through a chrony. Most shops have one to let you shoot. I sold the XP model and can't help on what you are asking, but you can call Parker and they will tell you. One of...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-14-2011, 03:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,815
Posted By 3Children

One of the best ways to sharpen your shooting...

One of the best ways to sharpen your shooting skills. I go a step further in shooting. I consider a miss if I hit anything but a head shot. We started this in our club on rabbits. We would have to...
Forum: Technical
06-13-2011, 03:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,723
Posted By 3Children

Not trying to knock any ones product, but I know...

Not trying to knock any ones product, but I know that by the time you set your laser up, I have already had the bow shooting. I think if you check with most pro shops across the country, you may see...
Forum: Crossbows
06-11-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,526
Posted By 3Children

I have to agree with the Hawke scopes. For the...

I have to agree with the Hawke scopes. For the price you can't do much better. I am a big Leopold fan, but these are priced better and cyrstal clear. I stock most of the ones for the xbow.
Pat
Forum: Technical
06-11-2011, 04:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By 3Children

October Mountain makes a very inexpensive unit....

October Mountain makes a very inexpensive unit. Less than 40 bucks. This is what we use to weight bh's, arrows, vanes, etc. Great unit for the price.
Forum: Technical
06-09-2011, 03:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,202
Posted By 3Children

I would have someone look at your form while...

I would have someone look at your form while shooting. The peep seems to be a little shy of height. Your pulling arm should be straight behind the arrow and the elbow directly behind, not high or...
Forum: Technical
06-07-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By 3Children

PM me, I just put some on a customers bow. Less...

PM me, I just put some on a customers bow. Less money, any color as long as you want black and tan! LOL Quality strings at affordable prices.
Pat
Forum: Technical
05-29-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By 3Children

Something that doesn't look right is the spine of...

Something that doesn't look right is the spine of the arrow you are shooting. With that length and draw weight you should be shooting a .340 spine or higher. That is a long arrow, is that your draw...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-28-2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,133
Posted By 3Children

Less money, flies great, weight is just a tad...

Less money, flies great, weight is just a tad under blazer, and a whole lot better company to deal with. BTW they stick!! Less work to install is my main reason to stock VT, but the company telling...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-15-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By 3Children

I have a few packs that I got at the ATA show. I...

I have a few packs that I got at the ATA show. I haven't put them on the shafts to try, but my hunting arrows will not get these. Something about a glowing vane just might turn heads-deer heads.
Pat
Forum: Technical
05-14-2011, 03:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By 3Children

Mathews has two strings:one is a fish and the...

Mathews has two strings:one is a fish and the other is an animal, neither should be put on a bow. Go to your local pro shop and get set up with a set of custom strings. Should be around $75.00 +...
Forum: Technical
04-30-2011, 04:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By 3Children

Late yesterday evening a bow I just finished up,...

Late yesterday evening a bow I just finished up, was taken to the range to shoot a few arrows. The customer wanted to see the arrow in flight and get a feel for his new setup. He shot the bow with...
Forum: Technical
04-12-2011, 04:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 47,334
Posted By 3Children

With the new speed bows I have found that you...

With the new speed bows I have found that you don't go by the charts. A program works ok and usually is 95% correct or better but the true test is "how it shoots"! I do what the fox does with the...
Forum: Technical
03-28-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,919
Posted By 3Children

I agree with Fisher with the exception of "have...

I agree with Fisher with the exception of "have to"! If you did everthing right and something still goes wrong and a follow up shot is needed. It might just be one of those "have to" at 50-60yds....
Forum: Technical
03-24-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,919
Posted By 3Children

Pratice!!! Being consistant with groups means...

Pratice!!! Being consistant with groups means being consistant with everything, your arrows all the same, your anchor, form, release, stance, and even your thoughts. If you are thinking of not...
Forum: Technical
02-19-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By 3Children

Sounds like a ______! Overrated speeds sells...

Sounds like a ______! Overrated speeds sells bows, even those that know that they are rating the bows to high will still buy them and complain. If you just bought the bow I wouldn't think the bow is...
Forum: Technical
02-07-2011, 05:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 853
Posted By 3Children

Time will tell! You didn't do them any good! Did...

Time will tell! You didn't do them any good! Did the shop look over the limbs and cams? Take a cotton ball and rub all over the limbs, if the cotton snags anywhere = not good. More than likely a...
Forum: Technical
01-27-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,722
Posted By 3Children

A couple of things to remember. Glue will last...

A couple of things to remember. Glue will last longer in the frig! Glue has a shelf life. When glueing fletch to carbon, use only the amount needed, if some comes out from under the vane, you used...
Forum: Technical
01-21-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 784
Posted By 3Children

Paper tuning is a starting point, you are past...

Paper tuning is a starting point, you are past that! I don't use paper to tune a bow. I eyeball the centershot, then bh tune for a hunting setup. Target is more intense, working with tiller...
Forum: Technical
01-21-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,655
Posted By 3Children

Even with poor strings the peep should not do...

Even with poor strings the peep should not do that. Tell us your set up, bow, age of bow, age of strings. You might have a broken strand under the serving. Setting up as many bows as I do, none do...
Forum: Technical
01-11-2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 986
Posted By 3Children

I have the string, but it shouldn't need cables....

I have the string, but it shouldn't need cables. Isn't the cables steel with plastic coating, and the ends have "teardrops" that the string attaches to. If that is what you have, you can change the...
Forum: Technical
12-30-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By 3Children

Every hunting bow used for hunting with a...

Every hunting bow used for hunting with a broadhead, has to be bh tuned or it is not tuned, as far as getting the most out of your bow! I tuned a lot of bows this year, and some said they wanted me...
Forum: Technical
12-22-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,939
Posted By 3Children

I have the Vane Tec and the Fusion vanes. I shoot...

I have the Vane Tec and the Fusion vanes. I shoot 3" vt and sometimes use the 2"vt for hunting. I also set up my 3D arrows with 1.5"vt. Both of these vanes work really well and stick well on shafts...
12-12-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,559
Posted By 3Children

I have one of the 09's left with a complete...

I have one of the 09's left with a complete package, and I will ship to your door, set up. With a half dozen arrows cut to your needs. Oops just checked I will have to put a package together, with...
Forum: Technical
12-07-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By 3Children

Draw the bow back, does the peep line up with...

Draw the bow back, does the peep line up with your eye? Is the string new? If the string is over 2yrs old with a used bow, I would suggest changing the set of cables and strings. Not familiar with...
Forum: Technical
12-03-2010, 05:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,465
Posted By 3Children

Grab hold of some other bows while out and let...

Grab hold of some other bows while out and let the bow pick you!
Forum: Technical
12-01-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By 3Children

Before the purchase, go and shoot a few of the...

Before the purchase, go and shoot a few of the high end bows. Then, for the same price of the bow you are looking at, shoot the bows in that price range. Now if you haven't shoot the bow yet, do so...
Forum: Crossbows
11-26-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,042
Posted By 3Children

I have about 3 of them in that price range, but...

I have about 3 of them in that price range, but when you get another $100.00 bringing it to $500.00 a lot more are availible. All mine are packaged bows with arrows, quiver, scope/site, etc.
Pat
Forum: Technical
11-26-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By 3Children

Not knowing how old the string is, that would be...

Not knowing how old the string is, that would be my first guess, string stretch or a broken strand under wrap. Nothing wrong with your setup, of course there are faster and smoother shooting bows now...
Forum: Technical
11-26-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By 3Children

As an owner and living in Michigan, I have seen a...

As an owner and living in Michigan, I have seen a lot of shops close. Some is business pratice, some is not having stock on hand. I have worked on most bows that customers bring in. Some are so old...
Forum: Technical
11-23-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,512
Posted By 3Children

A chrony is always good to have, fletching tools...

A chrony is always good to have, fletching tools and hand tools also. Arrow squaring device, string server, scales (both, check lbs of bow and the weight of arrow and components). Extra eclips,...
Forum: Technical
11-17-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By 3Children

I carry short draw bows that go to 70lbs. I will...

I carry short draw bows that go to 70lbs. I will have my 2011 bows in a couple of weeks. And no you are not limited. I will have one a speed bow rated at 350fps that will drop to 25" and another that...
Forum: Technical
11-15-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 602
Posted By 3Children

I guess there isn't any one using that bow. I...

I guess there isn't any one using that bow. I might be able to help, pictures also help but the string has the roll off both wheels opposite direction when viewed from the side. For instance the top...
Forum: Technical
11-11-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By 3Children

Tru Glo makes some great sites. I stock the...

Tru Glo makes some great sites. I stock the Carbon XS which is real lite and priced very well. Most get along with 3 pins, but this site has 4 .019 F.O. Pins, comes with a light and a level. You...
Forum: Technical
11-10-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By 3Children

As the Rev said more or less the spine of the...

As the Rev said more or less the spine of the arrow and foc will be the only thing you will see. Unless the foc goes down to low or the spine is to soft out of the bow. I have shot many arrows in...
Forum: Technical
10-25-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,049
Posted By 3Children

Not a $100.00 but the Darton Ranger II is less...

Not a $100.00 but the Darton Ranger II is less than $200.00 and can adjust from 15-50lbs and has a draw range from 17"-28" comes with all the module at no extra charge.
Forum: Technical
10-22-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,285
Posted By 3Children

There are two types a carbon and a steel rod. Do...

There are two types a carbon and a steel rod. Do as the fox said, but take more caution on the carbon, it is easier to break. I couple of drops of penatrating oil will help.
Forum: Technical
10-20-2010, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By 3Children

You might try the "Peep Eliminator" Kinda works...

You might try the "Peep Eliminator" Kinda works like a rifle site. I don't know but you might give them a call and talk with Mel! :cool2:
Forum: Technical
10-17-2010, 05:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,630
Posted By 3Children

From a dealers point of view, tried a lot of...

From a dealers point of view, tried a lot of different ones. I get samples all year long from different companies. Most I have tried, some I wondered "what was going thru their mind when they made...
Forum: Technical
10-16-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By 3Children

A lot of people have had this happen, and most...

A lot of people have had this happen, and most dealers, and Mathews will say it is your fault. That you torqued the bow upon release. I do not know!!!
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,750
Posted By 3Children

#1 reason is tuning. You have not bh tuned your...

#1 reason is tuning. You have not bh tuned your bow. You will need a fixed blade to do this. You are losing ke at the poi!
Forum: Bowhunting
10-08-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By 3Children

Yes, you can buy this jig or that one for $40-50...

Yes, you can buy this jig or that one for $40-50 bucks or just do it right the first time for $70.00 and get a Bitzenberger. Use Fusion or VaneTec and get great flight and for less the price. Always...
Forum: Technical
10-08-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By 3Children

I just changed the draw length and strings on one...

I just changed the draw length and strings on one a while back. The nock sets high, that is all I remember. Isn't that a single cam? Make sure your tiller is right, and I hope you know how to check...
Forum: Technical
09-26-2010, 05:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 531
Posted By 3Children

Golden Eagle

I am replacing the steel cables on a GE bow. There is no sticking telling me the model. Does someone know the ATA on these bows? I does have a cutout in the window, tan camo, recurve limbs, round...
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