New String

Discussion in 'General Archery Forum' started by ridgewalker243, May 23, 2008.

  1. ridgewalker243

    ridgewalker243 Member

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    My string and cables finally gave out on my Mathews FX. I brought it to my local archery shot and had them replaced. Ever since I couldn't get it to shoot any where near the same. I pulled the string and cables off and it measured them. They where 3/4" longer then what was specked on the bow. I don't know a ton about it but shouldn't it be what the bow specifies???
     
  2. red44

    red44 Senior Member

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    I would think they should be closer than 3/4".
     

  3. ridgewalker243

    ridgewalker243 Member

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    Thoughts

    Thats what I thought but I don't know what the tolerances level is on strings and cables and how much it affects the bow.
     
  4. tnts79

    tnts79 Senior Member

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    Was your bow intune before the new strings went on? All the strings will stretch, just a matter of putting in a few twists here and there to keep it in tune.
     
  5. dbdcougar

    dbdcougar He Who Drops His Bow Arm

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    That doesn't sound good. Check ATA & BH and see if they're correct. .75" is some off.
     
  6. jcmorgan31

    jcmorgan31 Prodigal Son

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    3/4" is a big difference and its gonna take a lot of twists to shorten that up.

    That would put your bow way out of tune.
     
  7. BUNNYMAN

    BUNNYMAN I pray for you!

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    Sounds like maybe they were out of the string and cable you needed and gave you what they had.......