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Offline Seahawk12

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How often do you replace strings?
« on: October 12, 2017, 12:05:56 PM »
How often do you replace your bow string?
Once a year? Two years? Three?
Or do you go by number of shots taken?
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Re: How often do you replace strings?
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2017, 12:15:57 PM »
I go to Denton at Rock Creek in Enumclaw for strings.  I end up getting about 2 seasons if I don't shoot a bunch of 3D's.

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Re: How often do you replace strings?
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2017, 08:51:20 AM »
for me its once a year for my compound I hunt with. I carry my bow from the handle and rest the stabilizer on the back of my forearm so my string takes a bit of a beating if I'm hiking through a mesh of stuff. I think it really depends of the shooter and how they use their bow. My recurves I have yet to replace the strings even once and I've had them all for about 3 years.

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Re: How often do you replace strings?
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2017, 09:09:52 AM »
1-2 years for me. I shoot year round and get some that are guaranteed for two years. I think they're called Winner's Choice.
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Re: How often do you replace strings?
« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2017, 10:45:34 AM »
Never.....   :rolleyes:  Maybe if I shot more I'd have to.   :dunno:

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Re: How often do you replace strings?
« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2017, 11:35:52 AM »
I shoot a lot, so I do mine every year after hunting season is over. Iíve seen strings break on bows and itís usually not pretty.

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Re: How often do you replace strings?
« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2017, 09:42:14 PM »
I shoot a lot, so I do mine every year after hunting season is over. Iíve seen strings break on bows and itís usually not pretty.

I had a cable break once, was not fun, but luckily broke at the shot and blew forward.

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Re: How often do you replace strings?
« Reply #7 on: October 24, 2017, 05:42:33 PM »
I replace my string and cable every other year

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Re: How often do you replace strings?
« Reply #8 on: October 24, 2017, 06:52:24 PM »
I got 10 months outta my stock Hoyt defiant strings.... I shoot at least 4 to 5 days a week tho.

 

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