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    I believe ElMuchoHombre has opened a discussion...

    I believe ElMuchoHombre has opened a discussion on this aspect of form in a thoughtful way. Having been involved in a variety of sports and professionally in firearms as an instructor; having a...
  2. I've heard the same thing, but have owned an...

    I've heard the same thing, but have owned an Alpha Burner and PCE with Spiral X cams. At 27" both were within an 1/8". You can get 1/4" long from a Spiral X, but I'd would have liked you to shoot...
  3. Fewer features than ArcherZUpshot, but a good...

    Fewer features than ArcherZUpshot, but a good price point is ArrowNautics. The Leaderboard is a handy function.

    http://www.arrownautics.com/Welcome.html
  4. Same question. Maybe time to change your order. ...

    Same question. Maybe time to change your order. If your DL is 28", get the 4.0 cams and work from there. You'll probably be under-spined with the 570's with your DL even below 60 lbs.

    Agree...
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    When you pull through on your hinge release...

    When you pull through on your hinge release (Carter Honey) it rotates the release enough to fire. On a resistance release, if set too high, you will pull past the stops which if cams are out of sync...
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    You may have the resistance setting too high. If...

    You may have the resistance setting too high. If you cams are slightly out of sync. it would result in highs or lows (depending which cam is advanced). Check cam sync and try setting release...
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    It is no different than firearms. It will come...

    It is no different than firearms. It will come down to personal preference, and this will evolve over time. Many good bows from which to choose. Given your relative inexperience you'll simply have...
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    [For Sale] #2 spiral X cam yields 26" DL. Yours is 28"?

    #2 spiral X cam yields 26" DL. Yours is 28"?
  9. Thread: Need help

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    What is your draw length?

    What is your draw length?
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    I agree with Ron's comments and as a contact lens...

    I agree with Ron's comments and as a contact lens user, I recommend starting with an aperture peep in various sizes and see how they clear up a lens. I spoke with Bert Cooley at Feather Visions a...
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    From the standpoint of making your shot, I would...

    From the standpoint of making your shot, I would describe best practice is a balance of enough force to keep the bow from coming off the stops (creeping), and pulling past the holding weight to get...
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    Check the rod and slide for burrs or scored...

    Check the rod and slide for burrs or scored sections. Use polish paper then rubbing compound. To finish, a swipe of your favorite car wax.
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    My first reaction also. Check the peep height,...

    My first reaction also. Check the peep height, then mark where the point on the string where the serving ties the peep. Check to see if it moves before and after a shoot.
  14. Thread: 07 ultra elite

    by Praeger
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    [For Sale] Re-readad the posting. Bow is black has 2000...

    Re-readad the posting.

    Bow is black has 2000 limbs 40 to 50 pound limbs 24.5 to 27 inch draw lenght. Brand new flow green winners choice strings. Got brand new sure loc 550 sight chrome with...
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    In a hybrid cam the buss cable pivots around a...

    In a hybrid cam the buss cable pivots around a peg on the lower cam at full draw which establishes the effective let off weight. For example, the Hoyt Spiral X cam. In this photo you can see the...
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    Good information to know - what is alodine, how...

    Good information to know - what is alodine, how is it applied?
  17. Thread: string weight

    by Praeger
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    BCY says in any individual bowstring material,...

    BCY says in any individual bowstring material, all colors are made from the same size raw material as black or natural. To achieve solid colors, particularly the fluorescent ones, it is necessary to...
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    Not to dismiss the "under the hood/mental" cause,...

    Not to dismiss the "under the hood/mental" cause, but there could be a another reason - one easier to fix. Have someone video tape you shooting an entire game. Review your cadence. Perhaps your...
  19. Thread: string weight

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    If there is a difference, I doubt the difference...

    If there is a difference, I doubt the difference would have any measurable effect on string performance.
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    Remember at full draw the riser will twist a...

    Remember at full draw the riser will twist a small amount due to cables. 3/4" is fine to start, I'd set it and get on with walk back tuning. Care in setting center shot at distance will pay great...
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    Call Hoyt customer support and ask what...

    Call Hoyt customer support and ask what deflection you'd need to achieve the 50-60 lbs draw weight range. Check AT classified, but it's probably a long shot. If no luck, then you'll have to order...
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    An all too rare example of altruism. Well done...

    An all too rare example of altruism. Well done Gill.
  23. Power Pro Braided Spectra Line

    Power Pro Braided Spectra Line. Excellent results, inexpensive, very rugged. Somewhat limited colors only downside. White goes on translucent, better with clarifier.

    Info:...
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    What speed does she have now, and what speed...

    What speed does she have now, and what speed would you like to achieve?

    The Vixen (as it's own model - after 2011 it was offered as a version of the Vector) only came with Cam & Half cams, so any...
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    I prefer the click to occur just after I settle...

    I prefer the click to occur just after I settle into anchor position as my thumb comes off the peg and I begin to relax my hand. When I hear the click I have the pin on the dot and the pin float is...
  26. Thread: Another press

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    You definitely get the MacGyver Award for that...

    You definitely get the MacGyver Award for that one.
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    Sub-Yardage Spot Target Generator by Scot Heath: ...

    Sub-Yardage Spot Target Generator by Scot Heath: http://www.texasarchery.org/Documents/TinyTargets/TT.htm
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    Well said.

    Well said.
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    On a right handed bow, a slight left tear is...

    On a right handed bow, a slight left tear is alright. Keep in mind, paper tuning is a start, ultimately if you are getting good grouping at 30 and 50 yards you are fine. If you are not getting...
  30. [For Sale] Sold.

    Sold.
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