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    Strict 9 custom strings

    Honesty is loved here, so Ill give it my best shot.

    Ordered a string from Shane at Strict 9 taking advatage of his 15% discount he offered on the first 5 orders.

    John was/is busier than hell and had stopped taking orders so I wanted to try another makers laces out. So the decision for maker was this time around was just right time and right place.

    Was originally qouted 2 weeks. When less than 4 weeks is quoted by anyone in the biz of archery, I automaticly multiply by 1.5 so I figured 3 weeks. Sucks, but is what it is in the archery world today.

    It was here in 3 weeks.

    Finally got to installing tonight.

    No hangups doing this. It is very cool that he ties each end (no knots) together so that there is no guessing wether they are twisted up the way he intended.

    Because I was curious, I did not spec the strings to start with. Wanted to whats up the way he sent them.

    Top cams cable needed 2 twists taken out to bring the cams into synch. Very cool!

    No draw board tonight so I didnt measure dl. Just made a mark on each side of my stop screws and put them right back where I had them with the stock strings.

    Next was setting loop and resetting rest height (rest cause of skinnier arrows now, deep impacts are freaking cool!)

    Not sure why, anyone care to enlighten me? My arrow was pointed to the right. Yes, just like with the original shims. So I measured it and it was way under the .875 I had it set at. So I moved that as well.

    Measure a2a and brace. 1/32 shy of 35" and brace is 7 1/8". Hell, Im happier than a pig in sht right now!

    Forgot the peep I will be using for hunting at home so it is not installed.

    So I shot through paper. Didnt make any adjustments on the first 2 shots except just settling down and finding my anchor a little bit. Amazing how dependant I am on using the peep as another anchor.

    Anyway, check the pictures out. Must say that my first impression of Shanes strings is a very positive one.
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    Oh, shot through paper at about 7 yards.

    And to plug the arrows, this is at 15 yards and the bow came out right at 70#. Draw stops hit at same time with no adjustments.
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    Congrats dude! Its nice to know we have another good choice!
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    Good review, bud and nice lookin haberdashery for the rig.
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    Thanks for the review. In desperate need for strings myself. Got the same message from John and Jeremy doesn't seem to have a lot of free time right now either. I will give them a shot.

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    Doesn't look like a kill shot to me lol. How do your arrows pull out of that board? I've had to leave arrows stuck in that stuff before because for the like of me they wouldn't come out. So 3 aramid KVs stayed in the wall lol

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    The strings are top notch....I got my set in about a week from shane.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by NHNS4 View Post
    Doesn't look like a kill shot to me lol. How do your arrows pull out of that board? I've had to leave arrows stuck in that stuff before because for the like of me they wouldn't come out. So 3 aramid KVs stayed in the wall lol
    Oh it sucked.... couldnt do it bare handed. Had to use a fist and ahalf of rubber v type arrow puller and still wasnt sure they was coming out....

    And no peep... lol. Form has faltered enough in the last couple weeks that Im moving around a little to much.

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    Lol yeah if I shoot indoor at my range I always bring my spider web from now on. Lesson learned.

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    What is the material used in that wall?
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    Celotex. Great stop. But if yer bow has some gas to it, better have an arrow puller.

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    Celotex with the asphalt based coating? Or do they make one without the weatherproofing?
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    Sorry, was thinking wrong.

    Its celotex more or less without the black stuff. This may be a litle more fine. Ill get the name of it for sure when I get back in there today to finish setting the bow for monday.

    All pressed and glued together. When its new, an arrow slicker is a must. Stuff sticks to arrows pretty badly.

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    Come to think of it, I have seen stacks of ceiling tile used for targets. I wish I had thought of that years ago when I was still in bussiness.....I trashed tons of old 2x4 ceiling tiles! haha Live and learn!
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    My wall is all compressed tiles and im on 2 years of just rotating them and they are sbot A LOT

    Sweet looking set up and review was good.
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