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    Bows are long gone. I may have pics somewhere...

    Bows are long gone. I may have pics somewhere i'll have to look.
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    It takes special care to build them. All...

    It takes special care to build them. All equipment must be 100% clean or they don't look good. Brownell Rhino and Fury white is almost florescent its so bright. BCY whites are a bit yellowish in...
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    It gets old tearing up your hands, searching for...

    It gets old tearing up your hands, searching for specs, making sure you get things delivered in a reasonable time frame, making sure everything is perfect, dealing with unknown thickness tolerances,...
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    Hoyts have big cam tracks. No need for 2x or...

    Hoyts have big cam tracks. No need for 2x or Mini. 3D or 1D will hold up much better. For lower buss, use Bullwhip, Halo, Majesty, or at least Braided Spectra fishing line. Need the extra durability...
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    You can use the stock cables and just twist the...

    You can use the stock cables and just twist the control and untwist the buss to get it in sync but ideally get new strings with the control 1/8" short, buss stock, string 1/8" long. This will sync...
  6. [For Sale] ttt - a few left!

    ttt - a few left!
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    I build strings for Hoyt and OK Archery bows. I...

    I build strings for Hoyt and OK Archery bows. I build part time so no website or sales ads for me! But if you would like a set shoot me a pm or email me at wis913@yahoo.com. Thanks!
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    Wider diameter steel weights will work better...

    Wider diameter steel weights will work better than longer steel weights.
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    Ttt
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    Not always. Its too hard and brittle to tap it....

    Not always. Its too hard and brittle to tap it. You need diamond tooling or EDM. Or even harder TC tooling but thats too fragile! If you do manage to tap it without chipping it, the tooling is toast....
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    Need some cool looking cap screws or a nice end...

    Need some cool looking cap screws or a nice end dampener.
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    If you make them in China at lets say $16/pc then...

    If you make them in China at lets say $16/pc then you would still need to pay for molds and tooling which is a few thousand dollars and minimum quantities would likely be 1000+ pcs. So assuming you...
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    Ours are made from Tungsten Carbide. Mallory...

    Ours are made from Tungsten Carbide. Mallory metal may be a good, less expensive alternative. We have a lot of experience in working with the Tungsten Carbide material as we've made many watches with...
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    Effectively making a longer rod is good yes. But,...

    Effectively making a longer rod is good yes. But, if you have a longer light rod and shorter weight is even better. 12" bar with 5" stack is not effective like a 15" bar with 1" stack. Weight being...
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    If that were the case then we would be using...

    If that were the case then we would be using heavy bars right? Focusing the weight as close as possible to the very end of the lightest possible rod is the goal. If you take a 6oz 30" stabilizer with...
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    1/4" size are all sold. We have polished and...

    1/4" size are all sold. We have polished and black PVD 5/16" size in stock. http://www.wiegandwatches.net/catalogsearch/result/?q=3oz
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    We have about 50pcs left of the polished 5/16"...

    We have about 50pcs left of the polished 5/16" weights, 1/4" weights are all sold out and we have a fresh supply of the 5/16" black PVD finish weights. These are the last ones we are making. Cost too...
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    Tungsten weights do a lot more than make your...

    Tungsten weights do a lot more than make your weight stack shorter. The focus all the weight into a smaller area. So if you have say a 12" bar with 7" of steel weight on it, its just as heavy but not...
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    It does but how noticeable of course depends on...

    It does but how noticeable of course depends on the shooter. You can test it by shooting a string with almost no twists and shooting one with so many twists that its almost coiling up and you will...
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    Good choice!! Tom knows his stuff and i suggest...

    Good choice!! Tom knows his stuff and i suggest having him build you a set of his wicked bowstrings while he has it. He does pristine work. Perfectionist.
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    Ttt
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    More twists = softer shot feel. But also can mean...

    More twists = softer shot feel. But also can mean hard to install peep and not as fine tuning is possible. Once a string is twisted too much each half twist makes a huge change in length. So tuning...
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    If the TPU nocks are slid over the loop they...

    If the TPU nocks are slid over the loop they should hold super tight and never budge. if the builder stretches them over the loop with pliers then they may take a set and never fit as tight. I've not...
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    Poll: Depends. I do both ways. Thinner material like...

    Depends. I do both ways. Thinner material like Fury i go both same way. Thicker material like Rhino i go 1 over 1 under. No matter what i'll do 5-6 wraps together and cinch up then one side at a time...
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    Poll: Try starting your serving from the loop at low...

    Try starting your serving from the loop at low tension. Start about 5mm higher up the loop too. Crank up the tension once you get a good 10-12 tight wraps started.
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    Poll: end loops which do you prefer?

    Loop looks good but you need to serve over it completely. There is a big gap by the serving.
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    Poll: Thats normal to happen sometimes. You just need...

    Thats normal to happen sometimes. You just need to pull it back into place when you take it off. Squeeze it with a paper towel and pull it out and it should clean up easy.
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    Poll: Thanks! I build for Hoyts and OK Archery bows...

    Thanks! I build for Hoyts and OK Archery bows only.
  30. Thread: pinstripe

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    Nice clean work there!! Good job they look...

    Nice clean work there!! Good job they look awesome.
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