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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-10-2018, 12:25 PM Thread Starter
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How often should you replace a crossbow string?

Mine is a couple of years old, but still looks good.
When should I have it replaced?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-10-2018, 01:39 PM
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Mine crossbow string is 3 years old, looks good shot less than 40 times and I am staying with it until it starts to fray badly, a strand breaks or sometime drastic happens with accuracy.

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I normally only change mine when starts to fray a bit. If its just starting to fray before season you would normally be ok until the end. But if its starting even a tiny bit I would have it done before season.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-10-2018, 02:34 PM
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Most manufacturers recommend every 3 years or so. Honestly, you can go twice that under normal use, if not longer. Keep em waxed.

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