August 7th, 2008, 04:01 PM
Hence the reason it is better to move your rest instead of your nock set.
Originally Posted by BradMc26
August 7th, 2008, 09:01 PM
I just put on a new rest and wanted the arrow to be centered over the berger hole. I use tied nock sets above and blow along with a D loop. I was going to tie a new nock set and loop but figured I would see if I could move them first. I don't mind tying a new set but find it a pain to get the old ones off. To my surprise I untied the lower knot of the D. Then it was easy to spine the open loop up the string. I then managed to thread the tied nock points individually up the string. It was not easy but once I got a good grip it spun, just a little at first then it became easier after a few turns. Moved them both. Then I was able to retie the lower loop knot.
I did not think I was going to be able to do it, as I tried and failed in the past. but this time it worked.
January 8th, 2009, 11:58 PM
d loop material
What type of string/twine/material is d loop material? I have 3 kids and 2 adults who shoot in my crew and I want to replace some frayed d loops. I went to buy some at my local proshop today and they want $10 for two lengths that are 4 1/8" long. Given they have melted the ends for me, but my goodness there can't be 5 cents worth of string there. Can I get this somewhere else?
January 9th, 2009, 12:08 AM
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January 9th, 2009, 01:24 AM
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Originally Posted by IGluIt4U
January 9th, 2009, 02:19 AM
I already ran a few more searches in general discussion and wound up ordering enough for about 30 dloops from shootnow for the same price I would have paid at the local proshop for enough material to make 2 dloops.
Thanks for the replies.
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January 26th, 2009, 10:31 PM
Thanks to all who contributed to this thread. It's great to be able to SEE the installation in pictures. I can't wait to try this on my own bow. Thanks again.
February 28th, 2009, 06:47 AM
April 3rd, 2009, 12:28 PM
Wow, amazing thread! Just what i was looking for!
Must check if there more in other threads...
April 15th, 2009, 06:10 AM
Yes very good Threasd ! But can someone show me also how to make the servingstring where the Arrow nocks in ? Also how to make the extra serving around the string, that bends over the CAM´s ?
Would be great !!!
April 15th, 2009, 01:57 PM
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August 17th, 2009, 05:03 AM
August 17th, 2009, 10:48 PM
August 18th, 2009, 12:40 AM
I buy my D loop material in volume (100 ft length). I dont cut my d loops to length and then install. What I do is I have a length that I will be able to make lots of d loops with . I tie the first knot underneath and then having all that extra length I can grab hold of and pull that first knot really tight. then I run the second knot and pull it to the length I want my d loop to be and pull on all the extra length and it pulls the second knot really tight also. Then I cut the extra off leaving enough extra to burn the end on the second knot. I use a soldering gun to melt the second knot on the d loop. When using a soldering gun to make the bulb on the d loop material make sure you are using a clean tip without any solder on it. Found out the hard way that a previously used tip with solder on it will actually melt right into the bulb of d loop material you are trying to form.
August 28th, 2009, 08:46 PM
August 29th, 2009, 03:32 AM
"On my hunting bows, I use a serving nockset on top only and a eliminator cushion button under or a small electrical grommet"
Can you supply a picture of this setup? Thx!
September 14th, 2009, 12:56 AM
September 27th, 2009, 03:30 PM
When I joined AT, I was told this would be a very infomative sight. This was no lie. Thanks to every one! You have all been a great help.
October 28th, 2009, 08:24 PM
January 1st, 2010, 07:18 PM
Great thread, very useful and well done.
January 23rd, 2010, 09:53 PM
January 31st, 2010, 10:02 PM
thanks for the tips and pics ..was looking for easy way to do this
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