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Old 07-25-2004, 08:35 AM
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Default String stretch

I always hear about string stretch. I believe this is when the string is stretched and loses its twist and the pro shop needs to re-twist the string. How do you know when your bow string is stretched?
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Old 07-25-2004, 10:03 AM
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Default RE: String stretch

Your draw lenght will be longer, the cam / cams will be out of time.
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Old 07-25-2004, 07:17 PM
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The axle to axle distance will get longer as the string stretches.
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Old 07-27-2004, 07:59 AM
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depending on how much the string stretches you may not notice at all. A well made string with modern materials will move very little.

The primary thing you will notice on string stretch (as opposed to cables stretch) on a dual cam is the nock point will go up a bit.

Peep rotation might also change a bit, if you had any.

To fix you just twist the string up a twist or two.

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