i have a new string on the way for my Barnett crossbow how many complete 360 degree twists should there be in the string when i replace it
how may twists should there be in my string
Posted 12 December 2013 - 03:43 AM
The correct answer should come from Barnett, since they're the makers of the string and the crossbow. Either place a call to their product support people and ask or if they have a website message system, you can always e-mail them the the question.
Whatever number they provide, just keep in mind that string twists are placed on one end of attachment point. We never twist both ends. Always count the direction and number of twists being placed on a string. After doing this, the first thing you should do is to paper test your new string. Set up and go thru a Paper Tuning process. This is how you'll best be able to determine if you've put the correct number of twists and in the correct direction on the new string. If you have a clean perfect hole with no tears, you're good to go. If you have any tears, the direction of the tears will tell you which way you need to go in order to correct the problem.
Keep us posted and we can help you correct any problems that you might have after putting on the new string and cables.
Posted 12 December 2013 - 08:01 AM