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#2943003 - 09/14/12 07:01 AM Bow question?
droptyne
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I have a 2011 Diamond Outlaw and recently the string has started to twist clockwise. Right now it's about 150 degrees off( holding the bow in hand it has spun to the left).... Would that throw my arrows off to the left? I have had my bow set since before season last year, but this morning I'm off by 6 in at 30 yds
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#2943060 - 09/14/12 08:13 AM Re: Bow question? [Re: droptyne]
thetoolman
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Im no expert, but it sounds like your string has stretched and that can cause accuracy issues.
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#2943070 - 09/14/12 08:22 AM Re: Bow question? [Re: thetoolman]
redheadshooter
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That is what it sounds like to me also. Although a 1 year old string should not have stretched to that extent. Have you shot it much this year? Because leaving it in the case since end of last bow season will cause it to stretch. Especially if left in a hot closet.
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#2943203 - 09/14/12 09:55 AM Re: Bow question? [Re: redheadshooter]
TNDeerGuy
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 Originally Posted By: redheadshooter
That is what it sounds like to me also. Although a 1 year old string should not have stretched to that extent. Have you shot it much this year? Because leaving it in the case since end of last bow season will cause it to stretch. Especially if left in a hot closet.


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#2943784 - 09/14/12 07:47 PM Re: Bow question? [Re: TNDeerGuy]
droptyne
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Thanks guys for the info. The bow sits in my garage which I guess heats up some. I don't shoot much in the spring but I shoot once it starts warning up. I've recently noticed it getting worse. I will have it fixed this weekend.
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#2944035 - 09/15/12 07:33 AM Re: Bow question? [Re: droptyne]
Mr.Bro
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Find someone to build you a set of custom string and cables.Archery Talk has a few there that will help you.
I leave mine cased in the garage all year with no problem with streatched strings.I use ProLine strings.
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#2944045 - 09/15/12 07:51 AM Re: Bow question? [Re: Mr.Bro]
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There is a guy here in the Nashville area that has a string company and he makes a great string and it won't break the bank. His quality is just as good as the"big" boys and his warranty far exceeds them as well. His strings are on all my bows and several of my friend's bows as well.Energywavebowstrings.com
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#2944929 - 09/16/12 05:42 AM Re: Bow question? [Re: TNDeerGuy]
droptyne
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 Originally Posted By: TNDeerGuy
There is a guy here in the Nashville area that has a string company and he makes a great string and it won't break the bank. His quality is just as good as the"big" boys and his warranty far exceeds them as well. His strings are on all my bows and several of my friend's bows as well.Energywavebowstrings.com

Thanks ... I will look into it!
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#3082150 - 12/16/12 04:24 PM Re: Bow question? [Re: droptyne]
deerthug78
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also the serving can come lose from the string and make the string twist inside the serving an turn the peep!
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#3093123 - 12/23/12 09:36 PM Re: Bow question? [Re: deerthug78]
fasteddie
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I don't see any reason the stretch or creep would cause it to shoot consistently left. If you have any stretch it will affect your accuracy greatly. My guess is if you have the original hostage rest on the bow your bottom brush could be wearing out. Just a guess.
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