I think for some bows a soft yoke works great, if the bow is a center line cam then it works fine. However if the bow is not a center line cam then in my experience you should stay with a Hard yoke system. I have a VFT and was playing with a soft yoke system on it. After installing it and shooting a few hundred shots throught it I tried paper tuning it. Not that I am a big fan of paper tuning but it showed I had a 1" tear to the left. I tried everything,
moving my rest to the right, shooting a stiffer spined arrow, turning poundage down, shooting arrows form GT 35/55 to the big game plus and got the same tear. Finally I made a hard yoke system put it on the bow and about 3 shots later had a perfect bullethole with GT 55/75. I am a happy camper.
Nothing I've read so far explains how this floating yoke benefits a C.5 system when only the top cam has it. Is there no cam lean created from the cable guard on the bottom cam? Or does the design of the C.5 just not allow it.?
A "hard" yoke pulls on the sides of the limbs according to the difference in twists in the two sides of the cable(s). There would be no way to regulate the lean (with cables) on a cam.5 bottom. It is the connetion between the cables and limbs. It twists the limbs and makes the cam(s) lean, NOT the cam directly. Hope that makes sense. It is more pronounced on split limbs than solids. That is why Hoyt has a "floating" yoke.
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