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May 26th, 2013, 11:03 AM
So, a friend just picked up a used (abused) Diamond Triumph...

The string/cable was in such poor condition, I refused to draw/shoot the bow, and advised the friend to leave it alone until new string/cable were ordered for the bow.

The limbs had no markings/stickers on them to indicate DW/DL, etc..

I didn't put the bow on the draw table, take measurements, DW, etc., for fear of the string/cable failing.

I installed the new string/cable, set everything to the proper ATA, BH, etc..

Well, the bow is pulling around 81lbs, which I'm sure these only came in 70lbs limbs max!

I've messed with the string/cable, and I can only drop a couple pounds off of the max DW, while still maintaining the proper ATA/BH!

Prior to this, I've not had any experience tuning Diamonds, so I'm not sure what the issue could be.

Any ideas?

August 6th, 2013, 01:03 AM
Maybe someone switched out the limbs ie. Not original limbs and different deflection....?

August 6th, 2013, 05:03 PM
The only time ive seen that happen the person changing the strings out routed the strings on the cam wrong. Not saying you did, just what I saw.