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#929897 - 09/23/08 11:10 AM Re: Little bow help... [Re: bobthebowhunter]
muddyboots
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I had a mathews that gave me the exact same problems. I bought an Xforce the other day and you can just grab that sucker and shoot it without having to worry about your grip. Itll make you pull your hair out thats for sure. I got a buddy with a mathews going through the same problems.
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#929919 - 09/23/08 11:23 AM Re: Little bow help... [Re: muddyboots]
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From the advice given I've decided to replace the grip...now, I'm just looking at which grip I want to replace it with. The way the bow sets right now is awesome compared to some I have shot. I'm just more or less talking tightening my groups and stopping the arm slap, not so much for the kill, but just because I enjoy shooting tighter groups and don't want the string whacking me every third time I shoot. The current groups are good for deer hunting. I sure appreciate all the help from you guys...sometimes it's easy to forget how great this site is..
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#929939 - 09/23/08 11:42 AM Re: Little bow help... [Re: Coach]
muddyboots
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Yep we tend to be a little particular dont we? Especially when its with an 800 dollar bow. LOL. Let us know how the new grip does.
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#930070 - 09/23/08 12:58 PM Re: Little bow help... [Re: Coach]
Radar
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 Originally Posted By: Coach
From the advice given I've decided to replace the grip...now, I'm just looking at which grip I want to replace it with. The way the bow sets right now is awesome compared to some I have shot. I'm just more or less talking tightening my groups and stopping the arm slap, not so much for the kill, but just because I enjoy shooting tighter groups and don't want the string whacking me every third time I shoot. The current groups are good for deer hunting. I sure appreciate all the help from you guys...sometimes it's easy to forget how great this site is..


If you are hitting your arm that frequently , your draw length is defiantly too long . Where are you anchoring ? The grip torque is an issue too , but it could be related to the long draw length .
Strings will stretch , causing the draw length to lengthen too .
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