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#2955644 - 09/24/12 03:45 PM New Strings, Stringer
Nimrod777
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Do you guys have a go-to for ordering new recurve strings? I'd like to outfit my small collection of recurves with new and correct-length strings. The Hunger Games has awakened interest in a couple of my youth group kids, and I'm gonna ride the wave and trade some archery lessons for Scripture memorization ;\)

Was disappointed that Academy carried basically nothing I needed.
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#2955811 - 09/24/12 06:10 PM Re: New Strings, Stringer [Re: Nimrod777]
Hogbear
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Champion custom strings out of MS: http://www.recurves.com/bowstrings.html

3 Rivers Archery is also a great resource.

http://www.3riversarchery.com/product.asp?i=1515X

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#2955813 - 09/24/12 06:10 PM Re: New Strings, Stringer [Re: Nimrod777]
ImThere
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If any string will do ya specialty arms in LaVergne has or had them its been a few years since i been there
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#2955986 - 09/24/12 08:23 PM Re: New Strings, Stringer [Re: ImThere]
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Another thumbs up for 3 Rivers ! ;\)
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#2956603 - 09/25/12 09:31 AM Re: New Strings, Stringer [Re: TNtrapper]
Nimrod777
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Thanks fellers.
Just looking for the basics. Haven't paid a lot of attention to these bows in a while, especially not since the move last year, and my gear is a bit scattered. I may even try to pick up one of my heavier recurves and see just how bad I am with it.

What I have collected so far has been used bows that were priced so that I couldn't pass them up, knowing that I'd be shooting with some teens at some point or another. And one PSE takedown that was an impulse buy off eBay \:\)

Hopefully I can find my little archery tackle box and at least get the new strings set up with a good nocking point.
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#2957655 - 09/25/12 09:57 PM Re: New Strings, Stringer [Re: Nimrod777]
WestTn Huntin'man
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I got a excellent string custom made to my specs. From stilldub on Ebay.
He is very knowledgeable and helped me do some teaking and tuning on my longbow by adjusting the string. $8.00 free shipping.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/221122055964?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649
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#2991707 - 10/21/12 01:35 PM Re: New Strings, Stringer [Re: WestTn Huntin'man]
catman529
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the archery den off goose creek bypass might do it. I saw some recurves there while I visited, I bet they would have what you need. It's across from the ag expo center on a side road off goose creek. Only saying this cause I think that is close to where you live, should be just down the road.
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#2994012 - 10/22/12 08:22 PM Re: New Strings, Stringer [Re: catman529]
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What ever you do dont put a fast flight string on any bow that isnt built for it, it'll destroy the limbs in a hurry.






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