Best bow strings?

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  1. ThrustWasher

    ThrustWasher Newb

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    I use JBK Bowstrings and they've been phenomenal, Perfectly made every single time!
     
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    There are a lot of good builders out there.
    Brethren( John's custom archery )
    Ex Wolverine ( Tom Parks )
    Bart Shortall ( Xfire bow strings)
    Bill Hunchson ( Bow strings depot)


    You cant go wrong with any of these guys.
     
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    What trial said, there are lots a good builders out there. I've been using Bowstring Depot for about 6 years now. Great Folks to deal with!



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  5. trial153

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    Just bought a set for an old favorite bow ...Bill (hutch) did a great job [​IMG]
     
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    Those look nice. I'm Gonna change colors on my RX1 in s few weeks. Soon as the Helix comes in its getting a set as well...lol.
     
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    Which type of string do you buy from bowstring depot? I practice a lot and of course bow hunt and recommendations for durability and performance


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    I like x or the new 99x...
     
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  9. Bootlegger

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    In a way its personal preference I guess. I love BCY Trophy & X material. I change colors a lot cause I'm always tinkering and messing with my bows. Lost a lot of pics when I got my new phone. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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  10. muzzyman88

    muzzyman88 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    You'll get a ton of answers. Me, I've gone through a couple different string makers until I started using 60X Strings. I've installed 6 different sets for myself and friends and all have been absolutely spot on with only a twist or two needed to get cams in time. Shoot 20-30 shots, install peep and it will never rotate on you. I won't shoot anything else on my bows.
     
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    I think I’m gonna roll with bowstring depot this round, pretty reasonably priced too.
    I’ll update when they come in and are on the bow


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  12. Bootlegger

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    They do really well. 6 years I haven't had any issues.

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    You ever try any of the strings with the matching cat whiskers? they look pretty sweet, but curious on how they perform. ?
     
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    I wouldn't use cat whiskers. I have bow jax limb dampners on my Bowtech and that made my bow not only almost silent but also vibe-free.

    https://www.walmart.com/ip/BowJax-M...hguid=ca155fd1-1b2-167ceffd7eeb0d&athena=true

    my Mission is already crazy quiet considering it's dual cam.
     
  15. Bootlegger

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    I use them on all my strings. I've tried pretty much all of them. Cat whiskers work the best that I've found.

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    Custom bowstring is my choice, 60x
     
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    Stage 1 Strings for the 10-12 years with no problems at all! I've shot a lot, these are the only ones that stand the test of time. Rock solid....and the servings are amazing, I don't even have separation where cams are radical. Wes builds the best strings I've owned. I'd take a chance at 60X, but that's it.
     
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    I bought a full set of strings and cables from 60X two weeks ago for my Hyperforce bow. They look just fantastic, very well made. I'm headed to the bow shop tomorrow to drop my bow off so he can put the new strings on. Can't wait to get it to the range and see the difference over the factory strings.
     
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    Thanks for all the suggestions, the strings on mine need replacing. (Heh wish compound was a easy to replace as the trads) question, do you replace strings and cables at the same time or just the string?
     
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    At the same time
     
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