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    On my journey to shooting heavier bows I bought a cheap 60lb Ragim wolf longbow. It turned out to be not very nice looking an pretty dang relaxed about arrow speed, but I did want a cheap throw away type bow and that is exactly what I got. It came with a B50 string that needed silencers to both...
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    Has anyone compared BCY D-97 to D-10? Also anyone switched from D-97 to something else they like better?
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    I started making flemish twist strings using D97. I quickly moved onto an endless loop jig and love it. I only have 2 spools(1/8#) of D97. Im now wanting more colors and wondering if I should stick with D97 or switch over to 8125G? Any comments and suggestions would be greatly appreciated...
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    hey. been lurking here for months. got into archery with a trad bow (samick journey) back in october. i've tightened up considerably- still doing some work on that- but haven't ever actually set up or tuned the bow in any way myself. i shot often at my shop's lanes, and the bow shop staff...
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    I have been usin D97 for my strings for year, and now I want to try 8125G. How many strands of 8125G have the same diameter that 14 strands od D97? Thanks Martin
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    Any thoughts,observations?
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    I've been using BCY D97 for some time, and I've got my formula's down for strings, serving size and loop pads for different weight bows. I've just come by some Brownell Rhino material, and their website says it's, .015 in diameter. Anyone know the stand diameter of D97? I've searched BCY's...
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    Well that was rediculouse..check this out... With the 64"/[email protected] SuperK Braced at 8 3/4"s shooting the stock D97 Flemish 16strand string w/ yarn puffs and wraps.. 28 1/4" long .650 spine cheetahs tuned with 175gr points. 30" long GT3555 HunterXT's .500 spine w/ 250gr points shot a touch stiff...
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    Best price on string material is my quest,,where is that place?
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    Hi guys, recently got a good deal on some D97. I have never used it before, always prefered 8125 or TS1. Has anyone got any thoughts, good or bad on D97 before I make too many strings :)
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    Was given a spool of TS1 to try some strings. Anyone know how it matches in diameter to D97? I have a good combo of strands/serving for the D97 and hope to hit it close with the TS1. Thanks Steve
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    Anyone done velocity testing on these three materials ? Which seems to be the prefered material and why ? Thanks for any input PB
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    Flemish twist strings is what I make for my Bows. I just ordered string and .19 Halo serving. My Bows are 47 to 54 at my draw. How many strands for a decent carbon arrow fit w/easton or bohning nocks.
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    I thought I would ask a question of string material and also relay an experience. Which do you prefer 8125 or D97 or another material and why? For myself this pertains to Longbow needs. I've been playing with different strings as to strand count and material. D97, FF, TS-1 plus etc. Right now...
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    Just recieved my new Daala, Bareshaft tested perfect of the shelf setup that came with bow. Installed a NAP SuperFlyte rest (no plunger) with plunger arm. Set the center shot (used the center shot tool type, center of the string to center of the shaft). set the arrow a bit left of center. now...
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    Going to make D97 for my GM (55#) tonight. Endless serverd w/ braided .022. how many strands? Do I need to pad the loops? Mark
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    I have been using some blue, black and silver D97 to twist strings lately... It seems the blue is not near as waxed as the other two...AND..not sure if thats the reason, but as I twist up my second loop...back into the string, my blue gets longer and longer than the silver or the black...
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    What is the advantage of using 8125 over D97? I have been using D97 but as I have to get some more, I have been thinking about getting 8125 instead. After all, if DAS use 8125, it have to be good. LOL. Would you please share your experience. Thanks Martin
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    Could anyone tell me the number of strands i should use on a D97 flemish string, i am about to convert my gamemaster with Hoyt gold medalist carbons. The bow will come out at 64" 44#@28". I am also going to paint the limbs black,any ideas on paint type and tech. :cheers: **** uk
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