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Is waxing your bow string a good thing to do? How often should you wax it?
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Strings only do not do served areas! And a lot depends on use I don’t use wax do to string material dosent need wax, but when it starts to fuzz or you hunt in weather you should do more often! Just my .02
 
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Wax strings when ever strings get fuzzy.
 
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does that mean I should not wax as a precaution to fuzzing?
Mistake many make is over waxing. I wax even new strings - a light waxing. I wax sections and work in with fingers. Nice about using fingers, your fingers get hot it's time stop.
Sections; from serving to peep, from peep to center serving and so on. Yes, wax that from the peep servings to peep.

Test for wax, rub with fingers and if string comes glossy you don't to wax. And if you do, wax lightly.

Tons of different wax on the market and most are the same thing or near enough to say they are. I like Bohning waxes and have Seal-Tite, Test-Tite and Xccelerator
 

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Get A3 bloodlines and zero maintenance. I will never put anything else on my bows.

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Until you shoot 100 arrows a day ...after 3 months they are garbage...I stick to a traditional string that needs waxing ..why? Because I shoot alot and the bloodline coating didn't hold up long enough to make it worth it...and after the coating starts to go, they look like crap and won't take wax...bloodline waxless is a gimmick in my experience! How hard is it to wax your bowstring every couple weeks if you shoot alot? Not very! That's my experience and opinion!
 

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I wax strings. I wax the parts that I can't get to once installed prior to installation, and a light coat once installed. Then I wax when I think they need it but light. I use string snot now, softer and easier to rub in. Like others have said, string only, not on servings.
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Mistake many make is over waxing. I wax even new strings - a light waxing. I wax sections and work in with fingers. Nice about using fingers, your fingers get hot it's time stop.
Sections; from serving to peep, from peep to center serving and so on. Yes, wax that from the peep servings to peep.

Test for wax, rub with fingers and if string comes glossy you don't to wax. And if you do, wax lightly.

Tons of different wax on the market and most are the same thing or near enough to say they are. I like Bohning waxes and have Seal-Tite, Test-Tite and Xccelerator
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I wax my strings on a regular basis but i don't over wax. It really has alot to do with how often you shoot and how many arrows you shoot per session. It's easy to just keep an eye on them and don't let them fuzz up before waxing. Works for me.
 

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Until you shoot 100 arrows a day ...after 3 months they are garbage...I stick to a traditional string that needs waxing ..why? Because I shoot alot and the bloodline coating didn't hold up long enough to make it worth it...and after the coating starts to go, they look like crap and won't take wax...bloodline waxless is a gimmick in my experience! How hard is it to wax your bowstring every couple weeks if you shoot alot? Not very! That's my experience and opinion!
Bummer. Sorry to hear you had a bad experience. First person Ive ever heard complain about A3 bloodlines. I shoot a few arrows every day. Going on a year and my bloodline strings still look and act new. Lots of other bloodline users will say same thing. It's definitely not a "gimmick."

If yours really started to fail after 3 months, Im sure A3 took care of you and replaced them with the cheaper standard strings.

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Bummer. Sorry to hear you had a bad experience. First person Ive ever heard complain about A3 bloodlines. I shoot a few arrows every day. Going on a year and my bloodline strings still look and act new. Lots of other bloodline users will say same thing. It's definitely not a "gimmick."

If yours really started to fail after 3 months, Im sure A3 took care of you and replaced them with the cheaper standard strings.

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They are the reason I started making my own strings...I knew I could do better. I use BCY 454 and the set I made for my SR350 had 10,000+ shots on them waxed every couple weeks and they looked brand new when I sold the bow. All in all I would call owning a set of A3 Bloodline strings was a big win for me...in the end.
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I just made the set for my SS34 ...454 as well!! Couldn't be happier with the quality of workmanship...;)
 

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They are the reason I started making my own strings...I knew I could do better. I use BCY 454 and the set I made for my SR350 had 10,000+ shots on them waxed every couple weeks and they looked brand new when I sold the bow. All in all I would call owning a set of A3 Bloodline strings was a big win for me...in the end.
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I just made the set for my SS34 ...454 as well!! Couldn't be happier with the quality of workmanship...;)
Pretty cool u make ur own.

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SO, waxing is very general term. I use String Snot. It is much more of a liquid that soaks in when you apply it. It makes the process much easier and cleaner.
 
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SO, waxing is very general term. I use String Snot. It is much more of a liquid that soaks in when you apply it. It makes the process much easier and cleaner.
I have some snot and a scorpion tin ....but much prefer Xwax.. wax needs to protect the string from water absorbing into it. I feel xwax is superior to everything else I've used!
 

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Scorpion wax when needed and everytime before wet weather or Snow.
Keeps the water out from soaking into the string.
Better to have the string protection .
 
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