Archery How To

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  1. How to wax a bowstring and perform other basic string maintenance

    How to wax a bowstring and perform other basic string maintenance

    Think of your bowstring as the engine that drives your bow, whether it’s a compound, a recurve or a longbow. To get energy out of the bow to propel an arrow, you must put energy into it. And to do that, you have to draw the string. Photo by Jeff Sanchez – BowDoc Archery Your car engine needs regular maintenance...
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  2. How to tie a D-Loop

    John Dudley talks about tying a d-loop on his bowstring in part 9 of his 13-part series, Nocked and Ready to Rock. The d-loop, of course is a cord that's attached to the string of a compound bow at the nocking point. The archer hooks a mechanical release to the d-loop, to avoid wear and tear on the bowstring and...
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  3. Viper D-Loop Pliers

    Use of the Viper D-Loop Pliers is discussed by Lancaster Archery Supply TechXPert Randy Groff. These pliers are used to tighten a D-loop tied to the string of a compound bow. The D-loop is tied onto the bowstring at the spot where an arrow should be nocked. The archer would then hook a mechanical release to the loop in order...
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