February 2nd, 2010, 11:05 PM
The most informative thread I have ever read on AT! Thanks to everyone that contributed and posted pics!
February 23rd, 2010, 02:58 PM
BUMP... this thread has helped me so much!
April 26th, 2010, 01:33 PM
lets put this back up to the top
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May 13th, 2010, 02:51 PM
I understand nock pinch if you don't use a d-loop and just attach a release straight to the string. You only have one point of contact with the string. However, the D-loop gives you two points of contact. If the D-loop is set up surrounding the nock point, wouldn't that give a straight string between the ends of the D-loop as in Fig. 1? I can't understand what force would be causing the string to look like Fig. 2 and pinching the nock.
July 22nd, 2010, 06:17 AM
my arrow is tail spinning. is this because my d loop is to high or two low. my arrow spines and every thing else is correct.
July 22nd, 2010, 10:10 AM
New to Archery Talk and just coming back to the sport after a 20 year vacation and wow things have changed. This thread is great is there a way to save it to come back to?
July 28th, 2010, 09:02 PM
I will give this a try tomorrow.
August 13th, 2010, 05:58 AM
I needed to subscribe. Get thread. Thanks Deezlin
January 27th, 2011, 05:28 PM
What you're saying makes sense. Unless the d loop slips & makes the nock slip it shouldn't be necessary. The space is probably there for a little fudge factor as the knots tighten into place.
Originally Posted by T_well
February 23rd, 2011, 09:29 AM
This is the 1st time that I have heard to do this on a short ata bow, but that it is not needed on a long ata bow.
Originally Posted by XP35
Any other input on this?
Or is it best to always use nock sets inside of a dloop?
February 28th, 2011, 04:54 PM
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February 28th, 2011, 09:55 PM
Just a note that if you pay attention and tie the dloop knots so that your hand rotation at anchor is pulling them tighter (away from the loops, not into the loops), your d-loop may stay put better.
May 14th, 2011, 03:26 PM
Originally Posted by tanto
I agree, great thread.
June 7th, 2011, 06:47 PM
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August 22nd, 2011, 03:30 PM
has anyone had problems with it not taking pictures?
September 26th, 2011, 05:39 PM
this is a GREAT thread!!! THANKS!!
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February 23rd, 2012, 03:47 PM
gonna have to try this using my outer limits loop tool. time for a new loop on my backup bow anyway...too much nock pinch.
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May 25th, 2012, 01:42 PM
Originally Posted by tanto
June 6th, 2012, 05:47 PM
wouldnt the crimp on nocks do the same thing or would the added wieght kill to much speed. i'm picking up a bow tomorrow and want to try this when i set it up. thanks for the help.
August 2nd, 2012, 11:08 PM
I wouldn't mind being able to tie my own D loops as a starting point for doing my own bow tech work. That said, I know its hard to explain in text but how exactly do you burn the ball on the loop to keep it from pulling through? Kinda scares me to think about pulling it back and it slips through. Whats a good way to get started and practice?
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August 23rd, 2012, 03:02 PM
Ok, this might be a stupid question, but as I'm going to redo my loop this evening using these tied nock sets, why do you wax the loop material before beginning? Won't this make the knots harder to get tight? Is that the point until you get it in the right position?
Originally Posted by Deezlin
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August 23rd, 2012, 03:07 PM
I think it actually makes the knot grip better.
Originally Posted by ThunderEagle
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September 15th, 2012, 08:47 AM
Great Post. Thank you for the excellent pictures and directions.
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