Bow strings fraying

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  1. Matt Girard

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    Just wondering if this needs to be replaced or is it normal?
    Thanks!!
     

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  2. Justin

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    That's more than a fray - it's a broken strand. Definitely needs replacing.
     
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    Ok thanks. Ive only had the bow about a year and have barely shot it!
     
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    Sota Legendary Woodsman

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    I would not shoot that bow till you get the string replaced.
     
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    Replace that thing! You’re teeth and face will thank you!
     
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    I’d change that tube sight for a normal peep too whilst your changing the string.

    Iv seen someone get smacked in the eye by one, they are an accident waiting to happen in my opinion.

    A tensioned piece of elastic perfectly parallel with your eye. No thanks
     
  7. Matt Girard

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    Thanks guys! Too bad I live 300-some miles from the nearest bow shop!
     
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    How close are you to an ER? Lol

    Definitely get it changed mate, accident waiting to happen
     
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    Where the hell do you live? :lol:
     
  10. Matt Girard

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    Eastern Montana
     
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    USPS ships to eastern Montana. Order online from ABB.
     
  12. Matt Girard

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    Yes, they do. but do they restring bows?? haha
     
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    trial153 Grizzled Veteran

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    Why not send bow out, you can find a builder that will also install the string. Take a look on AT
     
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    That compound bow string needs replaced. It looks like the peep site wasn't installed correctly and caused the wear. It is wrapping around the string.
     
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    Definitely replace strings and give peepless a try, one less thing to worry about.
     
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    Willo, you are 100% correct. I had one on my first bow I ever owned. It broke and hit me in the nose. After I had to change me pants because I about **** myself. I had a hell of a cut on my nose, never again will I put those things on my bows or kids bows.
     
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