$65 to cheap for a string and cable install??

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  1. linewrench

    linewrench Newb

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    went down to my local outdoor store today and asked for a price on a new string and cable install for my hoyt avenger. they told me $65 out the door, this includes set up. I was put off by the price because its nearly half of everyone else. They assured me that it was a quality pre stretched string but wasnt sure on the brand because there made out of house. It seems hard to pass up......

    Thoughts?
     
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    That is pretty dang cheap. Who is "your local outdoor store"?
     
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    Psssssst... you generally get what you pay for :poke:
     
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    Blarney22 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Trust your Spidey Sense, if it sounds too good to be true it probably is.
     
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    Blarney22 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I just bought a sting from Hutch n Son owner of Bow Sting Depot. The String cable set up was <$70 and my pro shop installed it for $20. $90 out the door.
     
  6. linewrench

    linewrench Newb

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    Its a locally owned store The Great Outdoors, I feel they can do a good job just not sure about the product. This is my first time replacing a string, after 7 years im way over do but my budget is tight. They said I would need to shoot about 70 arrows on the new string before they set it up, is that a normal thing to do with a pre stretched string?
     
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    bowhunter448 Grizzled Veteran

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    I did the same thing. Except my pro shop also replaced my cam and charged $50 for labor.
     
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    60X Custom Strings Die Hard Bowhunter

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    That's super cheap. I don't know how they can keep the lights on at that price.
     
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    Ventilator Weekend Warrior

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    If it's a good quality custom string, you should have to shoot like 1-5 shots before you set it up.

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    Bow String Depot Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I will have to say it sounds great and seems great. But I can't see how they can do it unless they are doing you a favor. I'd ask a lot more questions.
    1. Who builds the strings
    2. What string material
    3. What is the guarantee

    You might find the first question will answer it all

    Hutch
     

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