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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 02-13-2017, 02:46 PM Thread Starter
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Bow Tuning

Anyone ever send there bow to one of those places that does what they call a "super tune"? They supposedly take it apart and clean, adjust cams & go over everything. Then they use an automatic bow shooter with your arrows to make sure everything looks good.

A new string and cable are included.

If you have used them what was your experience?

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post #2 of 15 (permalink) Old 02-20-2017, 01:38 PM
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I had mine done ! I sent it to a guy in Pinkerton, Ohio ! I can't remember the name right off the bat but he did a great job checked timing, cam lean, new strings and cables, new peep,d-loop and string silencers and checked the speed ! I was very happy with his work ! It cost me $100 for everything including shipping !

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post #3 of 15 (permalink) Old 02-21-2017, 08:13 AM
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I'm not sure I'd want to do that.

For the maintenance aspect, sure. Sounds good.

Tuning....I've always felt that I needed to tune the bow with me as the shooter. Easton's Tuning Guide makes this a fairly painless process you can generally do in an hour or so and then you know it's gonna shoot for you.

I've just had too much time with bows, rifles, etc, with setups that are "theoretically perfect" but aren't right for how I hold it, shoot it, etc.
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post #4 of 15 (permalink) Old 02-21-2017, 08:30 AM Thread Starter
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I understand what you are saying and those are my thoughts also. I do use the easton guide to tune my bow, but thought while I'm getting new strings I might let them take it a part and go over everything. The place I was looking at has an automatic shooter so it takes the exact same shot (same form) every time. They do it with your arrows and claim they will get them to shoot in the same spot or weed out the imperfect arrows.
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I would think it would be a good starting point for you, at least, to then fine tune it when you get it back.
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I was kinda worried about that before I sent mine out ! The peep and kisser button being right where it needed to be ! When I got it back I did have to move my sights a little bit but everything was right on ! But since getting my new bow I have done everything myself with the help from the guys and stickys on Archerytalk.com I want to learn everything I can about setting up and adjusting my own bows !

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I want to learn everything I can about setting up and adjusting my own bows !
Absolutely!
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post #8 of 15 (permalink) Old 02-21-2017, 12:17 PM
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Be careful on AT, though. Inject some reality into what you read there.

I've learned a lot reading there, but you'll find that some of the folks there go off the deep end and beyond, lol.
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I have learned that....lol
But you can weed them out fairly easy !

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post #10 of 15 (permalink) Old 02-21-2017, 12:39 PM
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Just making sure...

The shop where I get my stuff and have work done has told me horror stories of guys who read stuff on there (and other places) and then just dove in head first, and then wind up with a repair bill.
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