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Lthrnck03
03-08-2010, 01:41 PM
What do you think, does the yolk cable need to be replaced?

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Spiker
03-08-2010, 01:58 PM
I would just re-serve them, they look like fairly new strings.

bfisher
03-08-2010, 05:53 PM
First, it's yoke, not yolk. And I would reserve them, too. When you need new strings get some from an aftermarket maker such as Vapor Trail or many others and you'll never see this problem again.

Lthrnck03
03-08-2010, 06:03 PM
First, it's yoke, not yolk. And I would reserve them, too. When you need new strings get some from an aftermarket maker such as Vapor Trail or many others and you'll never see this problem again.


yolk, yoke, potato, potatoe.... lol

Reserving....too advanced for a newbie?

bfisher
03-09-2010, 01:42 PM
I don't think reserving is too advanced for a novice Afterall, you have to start somewhere with your own repairs. I did about 36 years ago and have never had a bow in a shop for any maintenance.

All you really need is a serving jig and a spool of good serving material, which should last a very long time (years). Then you have to remove the string/cable from the bow and have some sort of jig to stretch it out. Then go to it.

Of course. it might be a good idea to pick up a DVD on string making just to show you the finer points. As with anything else, you'll get better with time.