New to ordering a Custom Bow String?

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Here is some info you will need and need to understand.

In ordering a new string set you will need to have the following info on hand.
1. Make of bow. examples: Hoyt, Matthews, Pse, Elite etc.
2. Model of bow. Examples: (Pse) Brute, (Matthews) Chill x etc.
3. Year if possible. But not always necessary
4. You will need to know what string set style you have.
Single cam (1 Bow String,1 buss cable)

Dual cam (1 Bow String 2 buss cables)

Binary cam (1 Bow String 2 control cables)

Hybrid cam (1 Bow String 1 buss 1 control)

Also there are 4,5 and 7 piece sets in the more modern bows

four piece set (1 Bow String, 1 buss, 1 yoke, 1 control)

five piece set (1 Bow String, 2 yokes, 2 controls)

seven piece set(1 Bow String, 4 yokes, 2 controls)

5. You will need to know, String length, Yoke length, Cable length, Buss length these are usually found on a limb sticker on the bottom limb close to the riser.

In some cases your draw length will help in finding the lengths.

Waxing a Bow String

Waxing a Bow String 

I am a Professional string builder here are some good guide line on Waxing a Bow String and components of a string.

String material is a synthetic material or in other words plastic fibers.

Generally string materials come coated with wax (so each strand is coated). Most servings are not coated in wax. Serving should not be waxed. Why because wax is sticky and will attract dirt into the cams, etc, etc

Heat is not good for a string Sun, hair dryer, Heat gun etc etc. Why it distorts the string material and damages it.

Over waxing is not good it attracts dirt and builds up and stiffens the string material.

When to Wax a Bow String?

General rule of thumb for Waxing a Bow string, wax it when the material starts to fuzz. Simple its what the pros do! No need to go over board. When you have shot enough and the string shows fuzzing wax it.

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