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Forum: Technical
05-15-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,484
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: ACC's, FMJ's vs all carbon

I'm about to go back to the old aluminum shafts myself.. Straightness and consistency is better than about anything on the market and the cost is much cheaper. Sure they bend but the inserts don't...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-08-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,052
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: Kansas Turkey Trip!

Great hunt Dan!! Dem's some purty turkeys:D
Forum: Technical
04-05-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: I think I'm ready!

Yep,,you're ready for some new vanes!! Great shootin'!
Forum: Technical
04-05-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,353
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: Lets talk hunting stabilizers

My chrono testing on suppressors on or offthe bow had virtually no change in speed also. I think they really help in reducing string slap with hunting clothing,, which,, is the most important shot of...
Forum: Technical
04-05-2009, 07:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,635
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: CaMirror™

Creep tuning a conventional dual cam bow helps to adjust the cam sync/limb tiller to an individuals needs in grip style and release. It's a way to make the shot more forgiving if the shooter is a...
Forum: Technical
04-05-2009, 06:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,635
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: CaMirror™

I agree and I never really thought about it until I got my Admiral with the rotating mods with no stops. I thought, what the heck do you go by when tuning these cams. I did a LOT of adjusting and...
Forum: Technical
04-04-2009, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: help with sighting

Your string could be stretching or your arrow rest is dropping. Both causing the point of the arrow to start out lower than your original zero. Re-check your arrow's nock height and rest mounting...
Forum: Technical
04-04-2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,635
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: CaMirror™

Thanks for the kind words,,but I'm really, not that smart;). Now some people are probably saying one twist?? The thing is that you're probably well schooled in bow tuning and had your bow dialed in...
Forum: Technical
04-03-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,635
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: CaMirror™

I sync'd my Admiral with the Camirror while the cables were out of the roller guard and then put it back and it wasn't the same. Probably due to the amount each cable is pulled to the right (right...
Forum: Technical
04-02-2009, 06:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,635
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: CaMirror™

Good to see that you got it quickly Bruce. You may not use it often but it's fast and easy to see where you need attention and help your friends out with their's. You can keep very close track of...
Forum: Technical
03-27-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,822
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: Bowtech Guys- Please School me

It allows the cams to be perfectly sync'd and oriented at brace and stay that way through out the draw to full draw with the mod stops making contact at the same time for a solid wall. If the cams...
Forum: Technical
03-26-2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,822
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: Bowtech Guys- Please School me

The hot tip of the day is if you have a Guardian, turn the slide upside down and cross the cables under the rod. You'll need to re-sync your cams but they will be in perfect sync from brace to full...
Forum: Technical
03-25-2009, 10:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,635
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: CaMirror™

I just checked my Guardian at brace with the CaMirror to make sure it was on and it was about 1/2 the thickness of the string off, about 1/2 a twist so I didn't mess with it. I then determined where...
Forum: Technical
03-25-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,635
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: CaMirror™

It dosen't matter where you draw the string from, it won't change the sync at full draw. Only the lengths of the stringabove and below the nock point will be different. The Binary system can only pay...
Forum: Technical
03-24-2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,635
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: CaMirror™

I've measured them and a thousand'th or two won't make any difference, they are essentially the same.
Forum: Technical
03-24-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,822
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: Bowtech Guys- Please School me

Jeff, I still have muy two Guardians but I did give one to my Grandson for a Birthday gift;). The one I have is set up for 3D at 60/29 and shoots a 400 Lightspeed 300 fps at 325 grains. It has a bit...
Forum: Technical
03-23-2009, 06:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,635
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: CaMirror™

Ok, I've got all the details worked out now so shoot me a PM (I'll go clean out my inbox now;))
Forum: Technical
03-19-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,247
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: Alphamax 35 redux....

Jeff, I've really had great service from my rests so I hope you try it. You need to shoot one vane straight down through the "V" for best results. My neighbor has had one for about 5 years but he...
Forum: Technical
03-19-2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,247
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: Alphamax 35 redux....

Jeff, on my rest you'll probably have to drill out the hole to accomodate a larger pull cord but it will work.
Forum: Technical
03-19-2009, 06:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,247
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: Alphamax 35 redux....

If you still have the rest I sent to you you should try it on something;)
Forum: Technical
03-18-2009, 05:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,247
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: Alphamax 35 redux....

Jeff, have you tried moving the Limb Driver limb anchor to a different location? I'd recommend to move the anchor as close to the cam as possible and stiffen up the spring so it will support the full...
Forum: Technical
03-16-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,178
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: Allegiance Cam synch ?

If your top cam is late by 1/8" IMO you should leave it alone if you're getting the let off you want. The tool I made shows that if the cams are perfectly sync'd at brace, the top cam will be late in...
Forum: Technical
03-16-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,350
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: Limb Driver

Just let that be a lession to ya,, when we tell ya something's good you can take it to the bank:D
Forum: Technical
03-12-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: WWAG press on 82nd INVELVET

Cool! Maybe find some heavy velcro and work up a loop that is easier to fasten around the limb pocket if the parachute cord takes too long. Glad it worked out for you!
Forum: Technical
03-12-2009, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: A blast from the past

That brings back lots of old memories! I made 4 monster bows styled after his ideas, still have them;)
Forum: Technical
03-12-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By walks with a gimp

Forum: Technical
03-12-2009, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: WWAG press on 82nd INVELVET

I pressed an 82nd last summer a few times but didn't notice this happening. Did you have the limbs backed out on your bow? The one I worked on was maxed out. You might be able to make a short piece...
Forum: Technical
03-04-2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,532
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: Unrelated to my Frustration- Checked out some bows

Just go back and get the Admiral,, we have a new handshake!
Forum: Technical
03-03-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,635
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: CaMirror™

Here's the third generation CaMirror and probably the way it will ship. It's fully adjustable now for smaller cams, should they ever make them;)

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Forum: Technical
03-02-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: String turning ?

Another tip for new bow owners is when you first take that new bow out of the box, press the bow and find the center of the string. It has only been shot a few times and the string will separate...
Forum: Technical
03-01-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: String turning ?

Make sure you have the peep centered in the string with all one color material on one side of the peep with all the other color materian on the other side of the peep.
Forum: Technical
03-01-2009, 07:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,603
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: Here it is- That One Bow (tm)

What's the ATA on the GT500?
Forum: Technical
02-28-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,584
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: Pick a a bow....any bow...thing is..

The Old Glory came out in '06 and was discontinued the next year.
Forum: Technical
02-28-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,603
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: Here it is- That One Bow (tm)

Ok then,, shorten the valley and let off..
Forum: Technical
02-28-2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,603
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: Here it is- That One Bow (tm)

Try this,, you draw and aim while your shop owner trips the trigger;)
Forum: Technical
02-28-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,896
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: admiral timing?

My reply to Muzzy about filing off the draw stop was aimed at his owning an Allegiance with two stops.
In a perfect world, the Admiral would be synchronized perfectly at brace and there would be a...
Forum: Technical
02-27-2009, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,896
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: admiral timing?

Yep, they will be for sale;)The best thing you could do once you sync the cams at brace would be to remove the module that hits the cable first and file off that dang stop,, it's in the wrong place!
Forum: Technical
02-27-2009, 07:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,656
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: Dropaway conversation

Yes I see that rest! Looks though that it would be easy to have the arrow pop off that small "V" in the launcher. I'd like to try one sometime.
Forum: Technical
02-27-2009, 07:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,896
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: admiral timing?

I ordered a sample set of the small parts for a run of 10 CaMirrors and they should be here soon. Dan, I don't think you will see any performance or accuracy increase by tweeking cable lengths as...
Forum: Technical
02-27-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,635
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: CaMirror™

Correct. The minute you start twisting cables to hit the stops at the same time at full draw is when the cables are not the same length. With the cams sync'd at brace with the tool, the cables are...
Forum: Technical
02-26-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,635
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: CaMirror™

''Ok, makes sense I suppose. If the cams are slaved together (in a binary system), and the module stops hit the cables at the same time, and the cables travel the same distance throughout the cycle...
Forum: Technical
02-26-2009, 09:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,656
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: Dropaway conversation

Jeff, you remember that rest I sent you years ago?

I'm still using mine and about all my extended family members are too;)
Forum: Technical
02-26-2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,635
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: CaMirror™

The one to two inch radius is the distance between the cable or string (depening on the bow)to the cam's tuning marks. It's hard to judge one or two degrees of rotation with such a small radius but...
Forum: Technical
02-26-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,635
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: CaMirror™

It's a good one!!!
Forum: Technical
02-26-2009, 06:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,635
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: CaMirror™

I'll be crossing the cables below the rod and looking for a different slide that gives a little more clearance between the cables. Really, it is very close with the cables crossed above that most...
Forum: Technical
02-25-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,635
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: CaMirror™

I CaMirrorized:D my '07 3D Guardian today.. It has been very accurate and shot great last summer. The module stops were hitting at the same time but the CaMirror showed a 1/4 inch difference gap on...
Forum: Technical
02-25-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,896
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: admiral timing?

Up until this point, it's common to be different or out of sync..;) Shot my Admiral today with somegreat weather out to 40 yards and it's a great shooter and very quiet. This is the first I've shot...
Forum: Technical
02-25-2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,896
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: admiral timing?

With the Binary cam system, the cams are physically tied togther throughout the draw cycle. It dosen't matter where you pull the string from as both cams have no other option but to pay out equal...
Forum: Technical
02-25-2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,896
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: admiral timing?

There are no stops on the Admiral/Captain series of CP cams. If you try to sync the cables with landmarks on the cams, you're not doing the bow justice because of that same roller guard. IMO, this...
Forum: Technical
02-24-2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,635
Posted By walks with a gimp

RE: CaMirror™

Thanks for the kind words:)
Here's the latest version made out of Lexan, tough stuff and a great finish. I think this will be the materal to work with and now I'm small parts hunting. [/align]

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