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    Got a store bought 8125 endless string for my new 70" setup, made by Reign at UK The problem is ~ it keeps stretching After 300 draw hold n let down in 2 days, it still keep on stretching, nearly a inch and a half BH dropped accumulated.... Is it a sign of slipping? I never has a slipped...
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    hey all, over the last 3 months I've taken up olympic weightlifting. There's an incredible focus on upper back (thoracic) mobility and full range of motion in the shoulders, not to mention hips, knees, ankles etc... A key exercise is doing something called overhear press squats which is...
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    A good piece on stretching before you shoot . . . I do the same routine but extensive because of my age & injuries. regards, John
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    The first thing I'd like you to know is I got a few comments from others telling me how the forums have become a little boring since I quit posting as much because....well?...I don't have any new bows coming and there just isn't as much to post about as there used to be. The 2nd thing I'd like...
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    Does anyone have any tips for getting a bow string to stop stretching out? Would it help/hurt the bow to leave it strung for a day or two to get the string to a point where I don't have to re-twist it to brace height every 20 or so shots?
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    I usually stretch my new strings on the bow by leaving it strung for several days and checking the brace height for changes. When it stops changing, then I center serve and go shoot it in. I started noticing my recently made strings (considered shot-in) are exhibiting stretching in that the...
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    Since I picked up the bow again 3 1/2 months ago, I've had to do a lot of rebuilding of certain muscle groups in order to get my form back. And my draw arm's shoulder is not so hot (from old and repeated injuries) in the rotator cuff/articulation department. The highest anchor I could use was...
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    I have a new R/D Longbow that I'm breaking in. I've shot around 500 arrows. I've noticed that my string still stretches and I have to adjust to get proper brace height every shooting session. The recommended brace height from my bowmaker is between 7 1/4" and 7 1/2". I've found It shoots best...
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    Fast Flight flemish on my Dalaa. I used to unstring my bow every day but now I leave it strung. I was hoping that the string would stretch all the way and stop stretching eventually. But it's been over two months and it's still stretching. So I have to add one twist every week or so. Is this...
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    Do any of you have a stretching routine you use before practice, competition or hunting. If so could you share some of your stretching routines.
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    I have been slowly overcoming a bad case of TP. When I initially got my draw length back to my face I increased my arrow lengh about two to three inches. As I did more research and learned the problems of using your face as an anchor point I noticed another inch or so added onto my...
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