Bow maintenance

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  1. MUDSHARK

    MUDSHARK Die Hard Bowhunter

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    How often do you change cables and strings? I realize it depends on how often you shoot but is it every year or 2 or 3 . I had mine done yesterday. I also add some new color . IMG_20190308_120700268.jpg

    Bow is 3 years old next month.

    I shoot alot
    3 winter leagues a year
    3D seasons from April to Sept
    AndP ractice at home.
     
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    Well, I've had my Hoyt Vectrix for 12 years and only replaced strings/cables once. I don't shoot a lot. They happen to be the same color as yours.
     
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    TJ McKenzie Weekend Warrior

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    For me, 4 -5 years. Keep them waxed and clean. If the bow stays in spec and there are no breaks or frays, I keep shooting.
     
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    I usually do 2-3 years. At the same time it's great to go thru everything (cams, axels, cable guide) and really make sure everything is in tune! At the same time I like to replace as many screws with stainless to prevent as much rust and oxidation.

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    I loved that bow.
     
  6. SharpEyeSam

    SharpEyeSam Legendary Woodsman

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    I change mine every 2-3 years.
     
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    Mod-it Weekend Warrior

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    I change mine when I start seeing wear or it starts to cause frequent tuning issues.
     
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    TheHardWoods913 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    2-3 seasons for me
     
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    WillO Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Ill change mine after 3 decent sized bucks.

    So I anticipate changing it sometime around never
     
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    John T. Weekend Warrior

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    Changed the cable and string on my Bear Whitetail a few years ago. They lasted about 35 years, shooting occasionally.
     

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