Re-tune. How often

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  1. Wingtipsdown

    Wingtipsdown Weekend Warrior

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    How often do you guys retune your bow. I shoot a lot and it seems that every 3 months or so my string stretches or something and it seems everything needs to be adjusted again. I have French tuned my bow a couple times and it shoots great, after several months of shooting, things change again. What do I need to do?

    I have 2 bear empires and it is the same on both bows. I currently use Hogwire strings.
     
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    I haven't re-tuned one of my bows except when I change strings and cables. I use quality threads and have not had to adjust anything in between.
     
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    JLhunts Weekend Warrior

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    Same here i use winners choice and never had to re-tune my bow. I do check it after its been pressed for any reason.
     
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    Any time I change rests, arrows, I get bored,etc lol.
     
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    This is a good question. Since I been shooting almost exclusively binary cams I very rarely have to re tune except if I make a change . I can't say the same about other cam systems such a hybrids, twin cams or even single cams ( haven't owned one in years and years thankfully) .
    Advancement in string materials have really made our shooting platforms for stable compared to the days of fast flight material for example.
     
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    ShaneB22 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    This.
     
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    ybohunt Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Same here.
     
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    452X-strings. I've had to retune twice. I did bump my bow once and think my drop rest shifted. Which required a slight adjustment
     
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    Yep! A lot of times ill get bored and check my broadhead tune again
     
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    remmett70 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I sometimes go through the motions of tuning if for some reason I am not hitting as accurate as I was. Otherwise only if I make a change to something.
     
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    I don't have to retune my bow after it is turned unless I put new strings on or something even with the factory winners choice they were solid serving separated but tune was good I just built some custom string and cables and tuned it gotta run it though the chronograph but with quality strings and cables you should not have to retune after tuning after the initial break in 100 shots or so

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  12. Wingtipsdown

    Wingtipsdown Weekend Warrior

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    Thanks everyone.
    2 things -
    1 bow - the string stretched a little (measured my a t a). I'll order another new string soon.

    1 bow - I had a road trip to KS and it moved in transit a little and/or I bumped it out in the field.
    - this bow, I adjusted for the arrow hitting left - it is spot on again.
     
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    Vabowman Die Hard Bowhunter

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    good strings and cables seem to be the best way to go for less tuning. unless you change a rest or put twists in etc..
     

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