Components of a Compound Bow String

Bow String Components

Lengths: String and cable lengths are usually found on the bottom limb sticker but sometimes they are under the limb in the limb pocket for most compound bows.

Traditional are marked on the bow and its AMO length.

Buss Cable: Split at one end and fitted to each side of the limb and straight at the other end connected to cam

Cables: Cables are straight and fit from cam to cam

Pinstripe: Is but one strand of a contrasting color in between the two color chosen

Serving 3d: A serving that is twisted together.

Halo: A serving that is braided together

Cat Whiskers: Are for quieting the bowstring down and are very effective

Speed nocks: Are brass nocks with a shrink tubing over them and they are installed for speed by the manufacturer.

TPU speed nocks: Are a sleeve that slide over the string and take place of the brass speed nocks

Cable Containment system or Roller guard system: This is a roller that contains the cable or back of the string from moving forward or backwards it only allows it to roll up or down

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