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  1. Poll: Just as well the bow companies don't have to rely...

    Just as well the bow companies don't have to rely on folks like us bb, they'd all be broke LoL:mg:

    Got spare cams for the Aliens, spare cams and limbs for the Razortec, reckon they're good for...
  2. Poll: I have not bought a new bow since 2010, still...

    I have not bought a new bow since 2010, still don't see the need to do so.
    All my bows are shooting great, no need to waste money willynilly LoL.

    Kev
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    They have a tendancy to wear the heck out of the...

    They have a tendancy to wear the heck out of the release jaws.

    Kev
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    There are a couple more as well. If you go to...

    There are a couple more as well.
    If you go to the classifieds page, scroll down to the bottom, all the mods are listed.
    Click on a name and the contact options will appear.

    Kev
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    Does the string stop rod bottom out in the riser?...

    Does the string stop rod bottom out in the riser?
    This can transmit noise when the string hits the rubber.
    On mine, I shortened the rod a little and put a small piece of memory foam (ear plugs work...
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    You'd probably be surprised then by the folks...

    You'd probably be surprised then by the folks over here shooting short ATA bows in our finger release classes LoL

    Kev
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    I put a small piece of plastic into the hole and...

    I put a small piece of plastic into the hole and tighten the screw down onto that.
    Grips the riser without marking it.

    Kev
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    A few years ago, I was visiting an old friend who...

    A few years ago, I was visiting an old friend who lives near Benton, Tennessee.
    We paid a visit to Benton Shooters Supply, I walked into the archery section wearing my Rytera Archery cap.:teeth:...
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    I use dual calipers, currently the Scott Sharks....

    I use dual calipers, currently the Scott Sharks.
    No problems with wear, however, as I already posted, I do use the stiff loop material.

    Kev
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    Definately check your release, make sure you have...

    Definately check your release, make sure you have quality loop material.

    I use stiff, camo cord on my personal bows (don't like a floppy loop LoL) loops pretty much last the life of the string.
    ...
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    It's a thingamajig for them phones that is...

    It's a thingamajig for them phones that is smarter than the average person (including me LoL):wink:
    I have one, but don't do the techy stuff on it.
    Apart from anything else, doing stuff on a screen...
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    Can't argue with that, pretty decent of your...

    Can't argue with that, pretty decent of your shop, customer service is obviously at the top of their lists.

    Regarding your original option number 1, this is how I do it.
    I actually have three of...
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    For 3D, I do have 2 bows exactly the same (apart...

    For 3D, I do have 2 bows exactly the same (apart from draw weight).
    For hunting, as I have to travel abroad, it would be difficult to take two compound bows.
    Therefore, my backup bow for hunting...
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    IMO, it's sticking out a little too far to shoot...

    IMO, it's sticking out a little too far to shoot without damage.
    Be very careful heating it, too easy to destroy arrow.
    You could try the drill bit trick, or much better, get a length of stainless...
  15. My 2010 AlienX was my main 3D bow for 2 years,...

    My 2010 AlienX was my main 3D bow for 2 years, then shared the load with my number 2 bow, changed the limbs in the first year as one threw a very small splinter on the edge.
    Could have sanded it but...
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    bb, I'm sure you're right:teeth: Kev

    bb, I'm sure you're right:teeth:

    Kev
  17. Biggest downfall of the shootthrough system for...

    Biggest downfall of the shootthrough system for me was threading the arrow between the cables.
    Kinda bugged me, enough that I got rid of the bow, never went back.

    Kev
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    JMO, but the 'tacky Alien design' is the one I...

    JMO, but the 'tacky Alien design' is the one I liked the best, it was what drew me to purchase my first one, I liked it so much I bought another two.
    They are still my main bows as nothing else on...
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    Just a personal observation, when I have shot...

    Just a personal observation, when I have shot feathers and vanes side by side, I didn't notice any appreciable difference between them out to 75yds.
    The vaned arrows weigh 8gr more than the...
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    Just tie on a couple of small cat's whisker balls...

    Just tie on a couple of small cat's whisker balls up near the speednocks.
    Really quick and easy to do and shouldn't change anything.

    Kev
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    Deflection numbers for the Alien Z with Barnsdale...

    Deflection numbers for the Alien Z with Barnsdale limbs.

    Rytera 40# 50# 60# 70#
    AZ 2.0 195 175 155 135
    AZ 1.5 215 195 175 155

    Kev
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    That's a nice one. I did a simple build, static...

    That's a nice one.
    I did a simple build, static dremel, stop for length held in place with a G clamp, rotate the shaft against the cutting disc to cut.
    Finish with an ASD.

    Kev
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    Coming 3rd, and being 'Champion' because the...

    Coming 3rd, and being 'Champion' because the first two didn't qualify for the 'Championship' is a sad scenario.
    Now taking the title by being top of the shooters that turned up at the shoot (even if...
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    For string maintenance, String Snot for me (mine...

    For string maintenance, String Snot for me (mine is not colored, maybe 'cos I bought a couple of tubes like 3 years ago?).
    I like the way it 'soaks' into the string, mine seems to last a good while...
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    If you buy a bow with, for example, a 30'' draw...

    If you buy a bow with, for example, a 30'' draw length, that will be AMO draw length as manufacturers sell the bows using AMO.
    Some bows do vary a little from this draw length, usually running a...
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    Start the rule 1 3/4'' in front of where the...

    Start the rule 1 3/4'' in front of where the deepest part of the bow grip contacts the post on your draw board.

    Kev
  27. Not a DIY suggestion, but I would consider...

    Not a DIY suggestion, but I would consider switching to a 'double gripper' style of quiver rather than the foam in hood type.
    Much more secure, no problems like you have now.
    I personally like the...
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    I know the string builder will not work with...

    I know the string builder will not work with older computers.
    My XP will not run it, (just get blank page) but my Windows 7 laptop it works OK.
    The Proline main thread on here is still running...
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    Golf was frustrating to me, I was crap at it LoL....

    Golf was frustrating to me, I was crap at it LoL.
    No consistancy, gave it up as a bad job.
    Now archery is a very different thing, no frustration at all.
    I am much, much better at archery, if once...
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    I use epoxy on my GT shafts for the inserts, on...

    I use epoxy on my GT shafts for the inserts, on the rare occasion I need to remove one, a length of stainless rod from the nock end drives out the insert with just a few hits.
    Never any problems!!...
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