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The thread is more oriented to know how often do people change LIMBS... but also would like to know how often do they change strings/cables.

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You should change you strings and cables every 2 years!

I've never heard of anyone replacing a limb unless it gets damaged.
 

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Strings/Cables every 2- 3 years for me..... limbs only if damaged
 

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Typically would only change limbs when they are damaged, but in my case I changed limbs because Elite would not sell me a 37 in the riser color / limb color combination I wanted. I'm old enough to be from the day when most target bows had white limbs, still like the look.

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I change strings every year or two, but that only because I want to try a new material or color. As far as limbs go the only reason I would change them is to change deflection.
 

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Change strings every year. Lots of shooting and weather. Beat em up in the mountains

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There is only two reasons to change limbs
#1they broke
#2 you want a different poundage range
Strings and cables, at least every 3 years.
 

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Never changed limbs other than one time I had a problem with a limb. Why would you otherwise unless there is a defect or something? Not sure I have kept a bow long enough to worry about strings other than the initial change after purchase.

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Cables and Strings usually every 1-2 years for me but I like to change it up. Limbs only if they have a chip or crack...
 

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My NFAA bow- new strings/cables at the start of every season.

My hunting and 3D bows.... whenever I start to see wear, which, so far, is "I haven't". But the oldest is 3 years old with maybe 75-100 shots thru it. The other one is new to me about 4 months ago, put new threads on it then.
 

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Strings, depents on their condition. On average, I replace strings about every two years or so on two of my bows. The others bows have to wait a little longer, because of the money involved.
Limbs is a different story since they usualy last longer. I will replace limbs on my two "go to bows" in case of damage, limb splinter or such but than, after repair ( if possible ), they`re gonna be used on other bows, ( if possible ).
 

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Like everyone else said, no reason to change limbs unless you want a different draw weight range or if they are damaged. I usually tell people that if you shoot often, change your strings every 2-3 years for performance, and every 3-4 years for safety.
 
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