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    What is the best string silencer...

    im about to put some string silencers on my bow... im want ing to know what i should put on it...

    Let me know...




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    A good heavy arrow is as good as anything I know of.I like the string stops but the rubber cat wiskers seem to work well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by meatmissile View Post
    A good heavy arrow is as good as anything I know of.I like the string stops but the rubber cat wiskers seem to work well.
    Agreed, Also having your bow in tune helps tremendously.

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    A good string stopper will work wonders....CoolHandLuke makes a nice one for small change....If not your cup of tea-cat whiskers....
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    I really have tried everything out there and whisker balls work the best IMHO.

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    Funny you should ask...
    Just had my bow at the shop this morning...

    I had a new set of stings put on and they did not put anything on the string..
    I had a little buzz in my sight mount..
    Asked the guy at the shop

    Cat whiskers...more moving fingers to absorb energy
    they don't wear out and break like the others do

    Tied them on..they took the buzz right out
    $5.9f for a set.

    But as others have said
    a string stop works wonders
    a stab can help
    and a heavier arrow will all take up energy that would go into sound and vibtation.
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    String Buzz

    I like Limbsaver Cable Leeches on my flight string with a string stopper, I prefer a BowJax Knucklesaver to be used as the stopper as they are soft and quiet.

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    i don't think you can beat cat whiskers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1canvas View Post
    i don't think you can beat cat whiskers.
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    whiskers,

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    Cat Whiskers are the best for me. They have three main attributes:

    Cheap
    Easy
    Works

    What more do you need?

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    Would Cat Whiskers take the "THUUNG" noise out of my string..?
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    I replaced my Fuse string suppressor with a Paradigm CTA on my Maxxis 31 and it is really quiet now. It was quiet before, but it is even more quiet now.

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    also dont forget about if you use fuzzy type silencers or anything that is absorbant than you have issues in the rain with them being super heavy filled with water and slowing your arrow down thus resulting in arrows falling short at longer distances. i use cat whiskers and only keep a few on the string. its enough to take out the little vibration. those ones that come stock with hoyt bows are prett good also. just stay away from any kind of fuzzy stuff and dont over load them they will slow your arrow down

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    Put a set of string leeches on. Then cut the wings off of them, they are going to break anyway. This leaves only the rubber body in the string. Now tie you a set of cat whiskers around the middle of the leech body. This will keep the whiskers from sliding. This will also help in prolonging the life of the whiskers. This will not slow your bow down. This is the way I roll, and will never go back to anything else. At the tournament last week. I had the quietest bow there, several people commented on it. It works!
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    How does adding weight to the string not slow the bow down?

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    Catwhiskers are my pick.

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    How many guys use both whiskers and a string stop?
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    Quote Originally Posted by grandteton View Post
    How does adding weight to the string not slow the bow down?
    Mount them high against the servings.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ILBowhunter22 View Post
    How many guys use both whiskers and a string stop?
    I use string Bats and a stop.
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    I use both. I mount the catwhiskers close to the end of the string by the cams about where you will find most speed nocks located.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ILBowhunter22 View Post
    How many guys use both whiskers and a string stop?
    I do
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    Shooting an arrow shaft that's atleast 10 to 11 gpi. No joke

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