Recurve string?

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  1. Ingo Sundowner

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    After not having shot a bow in well over a decade, I'm now back but? With a recurve trying to work my way up the draw weight. Got a second hand bow with a straight nitro string. As I'm working my way up slowly to #40 are there any "new" strings that I missed in the last 12 or so years?
    Thanks for any pointers
     
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    I don't know much, but I do know that Fast Flight strings seemed to be the deal as long as your bow is made to use them. some of the older bows can't use them.
     
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    Thank you for that Vabowman, I'll take a look at them. Remember those by name, must have been around for some time
     
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    fast flight is the material. there are lots of manufactures. I think the other type of string is dracon. the FF is faster, better quality I believe. how old is your bow?
     
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    is the flemish twist the same as fast flight?
     
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    No. Fast flight describes the material. The other the way the string is built/made.
     
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    that's right. been a while for me
     
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    Spectra is the same as FastFlight or was previously known as.
     
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