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Better than zebra string? #4099492 03/04/13 11:46 PM
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is there a better string than zebra? could you provide a link


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Lots of custom string makers now. Jerry at rednek booda and korbin are two really good local guys


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Jeff Beall in Diana the best you can get! Look him up on Facebook Gargod custom bow strings


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As far as I'm concerned all of them are better than Zebra strings. The best for the money is http://www.korbinsstrings.com

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Originally Posted By: bjankowski
As far as I'm concerned all of them are better than Zebra strings.



Agreed! A piece of twine is better than Zebra.
WE use http://ssstrings.com/

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Re: Better than zebra string? [Re: East Texas Archery & Bait] #4101568 03/05/13 07:48 PM
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is there a way to get old new stock? i have a 99 mathews, it supposedly had the original string on it when i got it. so i am thinking thats probably the best route. so these links so far say to change em every 2 years.


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depends on how much you shoot.
some will change theirs more often because they shoot every day or are in a lot of tournaments. the average hunter will change them every 3 - 5 years. Maintenance on strings is also a factor in string life.
The chance of getting original strings in good condition from a 99 Mathews is next to impossible. your best bet is to have after stock strings made unless you call zebra and have them make you a set for your Mathews.


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Re: Better than zebra string? [Re: East Texas Archery & Bait] #4102180 03/05/13 11:26 PM
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Five years ago when I was on shooting a lot of competition I would chance strings and cables three times a year on each bow, normally I would keep them on hand and change them out myself. I was always blessed to have so many sponsors and most of my equipment was free (Bucknasty was my string sponsor). I will never shoot stock strings on a bow, even when I was shooting for Bowtech that's the first thing I do is change them out, that's one reason Matthews IBO is so high is because those thin Zebra strings. Get a hold of a good string maker and have him make you some good strings. Even if you don't shoot a lot a string will have a tendency of drying out, and 14 years is too long brother, I'd be afraid of shooting that bow.

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Originally Posted By: bjankowski
Five years ago when I was on shooting a lot of competition I would chance strings and cables three times a year on each bow, normally I would keep them on hand and change them out myself. I was always blessed to have so many sponsors and most of my equipment was free (Bucknasty was my string sponsor). I will never shoot stock strings on a bow, even when I was shooting for Bowtech that's the first thing I do is change them out, that's one reason Matthews IBO is so high is because those thin Zebra strings. Get a hold of a good string maker and have him make you some good strings. Even if you don't shoot a lot a string will have a tendency of drying out, and 14 years is too long brother, I'd be afraid of shooting that bow.


well i had it changed a few years ago...but its fraying already and im thinkin i got shafted on my last string replacement. so looking for a cure...
i did shoot the crap outta it before and after restringing it. maybe the guy before me just never used it as much?


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If it's fraying it needs replacing. I've had bows expode in my face because a string or cable broke; it's sure not any fun.

I've been doing this over 40 years, just about anything that can happen has happend to me. I've seen archery evolve!

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Originally Posted By: bjankowski
As far as I'm concerned all of them are better than Zebra strings.

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I heard that winner's choice is a very good brand and have not yet tried them. Had bad luck with a couple sets of strings on my bowtech and the strings were octane


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interesting, I have a brand new bow but am shooting probably 250 arrows per week, was wondering at what point to swap them out. Probably give them a couple months and about a month or so out from my hunt change to some custom strings. I hear good thinkgss about Hoyt strings though.


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Originally Posted By: FireBeast
I heard that winner's choice is a very good brand and have not yet tried them. Had bad luck with a couple sets of strings on my bowtech and the strings were octane


I was sponsored by Bowtech and worked the shooting trailer at shows, I love Bowtech and their staff. I used to get three bows a year from Bowtech, as soon as I got a new bow the strings were changed. Personally I don't like any factory strings. There are a lot of good string makers out there, Korbin has to be my first choice. Great guy to deal with.

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