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  1. General Archery Discussion
    Hey All, Love my freak. But I'm finding I want the DL to be a tad bit short at 32" and a tad bit long at 32.5" (I've got crazy long arms, I know). I'm also interested in adding a few pounds to the max DW. I don't have a press, but I have two pro shops nearby. If I want to push the DL 1/4"...
  2. F.I.T.A, N.A.A., Collegiate Archery, And J.O.A.D.
    Hi everybody, I picked up a pair of Uukha XX limbs from Lancaster for my MK Z riser. I used the MK shims to try and align the limbs as best as I could using a Beiter block on the limb right above and below the riser, aligning the string with the middle of the stabilizer (a straight one) and the...
  3. F.I.T.A, N.A.A., Collegiate Archery, And J.O.A.D.
    I just got my new Hoyt Horizon Pro 27 inch riser with short limbs. The manual indicates proper brace height should be 8-9 inches with a 65.25 inch string. My string length seems to be correct, but my brace height is way to short and the string is hitting my wrist with each shot. I've tried...
  4. Bow Tuning
    Found these on the OK archery website. Print for reference.
  5. General Archery Discussion
    Hi all, I bought Grand Prix Hoyt Excel riser and Limbs from Lancaster in may of 2013. I noticed that when I draw back the bow, the top limb twists slightly. This twist is not noticeable when the bow is strung but not pulled back. Is this normal? Is the bow safe to shoot? How can I fix this...
  6. General Archery Discussion
    I recently got a new string and cable set and had my shop put them on. After shooting some, I noticed my idler wheel had some lean and my broadheads were hitting left of my field points. I took my bow back to have the shop adjust that a bit. I'm no pro, but I assumed he'd just take the cable...
  7. F.I.T.A, N.A.A., Collegiate Archery, And J.O.A.D.
    I am currently tuning my bow and I wanted to increase my brace height. Does adding twists to a bow string affect the already set nocking point? Would half twists on each end prevent the nocking point from changing?
  8. Traditional Archery
    Here's a video about how I make my strings. I'm not the most eloquent person, but I get across most of the important stuff by grunting and pointing... If you buy roll or two of 10$ b-50 Dacron and some serving material you can be set for life with strings. In a pinch you can go the a craft...
  9. Arrows & Strings
    What is the difference or what is the need to have a different fletching twist for a right-handed bow versus a left-handed bow? We are custom fletching for customers and have read you want a 1-3 degree right twist for RH bows and just the opposite for LH bows. Since arrow is leaving bow so...
  10. General Archery Discussion
    I recently got into string making for myself and some of my shooting buddies. I have been able to understand everything along the way until a set of strings and cables I made (that are the correct length) did not get a bow back to its ATA length. I haven't been able to find anywhere that...
  11. Bow Tuning
    I have a 2010 Diamond Iceman and I'm not sure how to adjust the timing. Specs: Draw Length: 27.5" Draw Weight: 67 lbs The bow comes from the factory with a 29" draw length. According to the mod and post setting chart on the Diamond website, the cable should intersect the timing dots at 7.8...
  12. Bowhunting and Bowhunter Showcases
    Just found this awesome website about a month ago and have been reading a lot of threads and learning a bunch. I've been shooting my 101st Airborne all Summer and things were going really well until a few weeks ago. I had a new Winner's Choice string put on the bow in December. My buddy and I...
  13. Arrows & Strings
    Well i have a new string on my bow without the center serving and i am wondering how this procedure should be serialized. Should i serve with the string on the bow and untwisted ? OR Should i serve it when i have already twisted the string and the cables for exact axle to axle distances? I...
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