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Hermannator
01-22-2010, 01:52 PM
Does any one know how many strands come on the Scepter 3 from the factory?
I bought my bow used and it had 16 strands for the string and 6 strands for each of the four cables. (X system)
I don't know what string material is on it.
I'm going to make new strings with 452X and #62XS Braid .025 center serving and must fit the Easton Super nocks.
I shoot 47 lbs, spots only so I would think 16 strands would be plenty though BCY recommends 22-24.

scepterman30x
01-22-2010, 05:07 PM
If you are going to use 452X w/ .025 center serving...make the string with 20 strands (18 is fine if you are going to stay aroud 50ish lbs.) and make the cables with 12 or 14 strands if it is the X system and 20 or 24 if it is the yoke system.

Hermannator
01-22-2010, 05:53 PM
Thanks Scepterman. Does it make any difference that I shoot an arrow that is over 500 grains?

scepterman30x
01-22-2010, 07:26 PM
Only if you plan on shooting it more than 50 yards.:D

scepterman30x
01-22-2010, 07:34 PM
Does any one know how many strands come on the Scepter 3 from the factory?
I bought my bow used and it had 16 strands for the string and 6 strands for each of the four cables. (X system)
I don't know what string material is on it.
I'm going to make new strings with 452X and #62XS Braid .025 center serving and must fit the Easton Super nocks.
I shoot 47 lbs, spots only so I would think 16 strands would be plenty though BCY recommends 22-24.

This may pose a problem with the center serving not be large enough in dia. and most importantly the less strands you have the more vibration you will have since there is less to absorb it although 16 strands would still be plenty strong. My personal preference is to use 22 strands for my string with .021 center serving.