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Old 08-25-2011, 12:43 PM
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i was un-stringing my bear kodiak hunter when, SNAP! it broke. I have been worried about this since i got it, but im just glad no fiberglass shot in my leg. the worst part is a told my dads friend (who gave me the bow) who is in his late 80's i would take a deer for him with it.
oh well, im just glad i didn't get hurt. i was just starting to shoot good with it to!!
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Old 08-26-2011, 06:46 AM
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Were you using a bow stringer or the old step through method?
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Old 08-26-2011, 07:51 AM
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Originally Posted by Bernie P. View Post
Were you using a bow stringer or the old step through method?
step through method
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Old 08-28-2011, 05:22 AM
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now ya know why everyone stresses using a stringer.

glad your ok
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Old 08-28-2011, 07:12 AM
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Selway makes a great recurve stringer.My Martin Hunter came with one.The risk of twisting the limbs or worse using the step through method just isn't worth the few dollars you save going without one.Glad your OK.
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Old 08-31-2011, 11:07 AM
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Originally Posted by the_trapperDave View Post
now ya know why everyone stresses using a stringer.

glad your ok
well we had asked the guy at the archery shop if that method was ok, he said i would be fine. the funny thing is he specializes in recurves.
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Old 09-01-2011, 05:53 AM
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well we had asked the guy at the archery shop if that method was ok, he said i would be fine. the funny thing is he specializes in recurves.
Sounds to me like he specializes in stupidity !
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Old 09-02-2011, 06:27 AM
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Sounds to me like he specializes in stupidity !
lol i thought the same thing after that happened.
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Old 09-03-2011, 08:24 PM
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dang.. sorry about your bow, but glad you weren't hurt.
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Old 09-06-2011, 09:20 AM
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Im new to this traditional archery and i have to tell ya... Since ive been doing my home work ive learned that it is VERY IMPORTANT!!! to use the bow stringer these darn bows arent cheap!!! lol

I would die if i broke my Blackwidow!!!
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