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How much does cat whiskers slow down a modern set up, I'm shooting a Mathews no cam at 68 lbs, it seems like a no brainer to go ahead and quite up your rig a little but of all the bows I've seen in the last few years no ones sporting any cat whiskers, why is this-are they just out of style or are they somehow problematic?
 

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Maybe 3-4 feet at most but well worth it. I have a lot left over, just PM me and I will mail some. I shouls have black, brown and green if I remember correctly
 

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I still use them. You won't find a better string silencer than cat whiskers plus they are extremely durable

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They are the best string silencer and have used them on many bows, however don’t have them on my Prodigy as it’s fairly quiet. 4-5 fps loss is about it. Learn to tie them on correctly with ball shape can be found on YouTube
 

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What's a "No Cam" ?

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Most bows are so quiet and vibration free I wouldn’t waste my time tying them on.
 

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Most bows are so quiet and vibration free I wouldn’t waste my time tying them on.
Spoken from some one that obviously hasn't tried either..........lol. They WILL help.
 

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Maybe you just shoot noisy junk. There was a time when cat whiskers helped a lot but
It’s not 1990 anymore.
 

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Clueless kids these days:rock-on:....................catwiskers rule and look waaay cooler than what people use nowadays.

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I think 2 fps loss at most and if you put them high with speed nocks maybe a 2 fps gain!
 

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I rock them partially for the silencing, partially for the looks. I really like a nice full cat whisker on my bows. Speed nocks look lame to me.
 

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I rock them partially for the silencing, partially for the looks. I really like a nice full cat whisker on my bows. Speed nocks look lame to me.
But not the dead mice kind. Those limp things are funny.
 

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I use them on all my bows, I have my own chrono and they only slow it down 2 fps...I think one bow maybe was 3. Like others have said, I thought today's bows were quite and did not need them, but if you put them on, you will notice a difference.
 

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Do they help yes...Do you need them on newer bows no...If they make you a more confident bowhunter tie them on...Alert on edge deer jump the string the same way with or with out string silencers.Last 15 deer i killed bows had no string silencers.If your going to use them use half the amount in a package to save weight and tie them close to the cams use just enough to take the vibe out.
 
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