Should I Restring my Crossbow?

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  1. Daniel Sully

    Daniel Sully Newb

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    I have had my crossbow since the summer of 2019, and I have shot it probably 50-60 times at the most. And I don't see any real fraying yet on the strings. Do you think that I should have it restrung? This is my first crossbow so I do not have a ton of experience with restringing. Any and all info is appreciated, thank you!
     
  2. Fix

    Fix Grizzled Veteran

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    Man I would think the string isn't even broken in yet, but I'll let the xbow guys tackle this one.
     
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    Bone Head Hunter Grizzled Veteran

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    As long as the string is not showing a lot of wear you are probably OK for another year.

    Most manufactures suggest changing string and cable every couple of years or 1000 shots....
     
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    I have a Horton crossbow from new about 9 years ago. I keep the string well waxed and the rail well lubed. No sign of wear that warrants changing yet. I'll probably change it next year. So I agree with Bone Head Hunter's comment.
     
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  5. OhioXbowhunter

    OhioXbowhunter Weekend Warrior

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    If you replace the strings look at gas strings there absolutely amazing


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