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    Ive got an 11 exile. 70# 27 1/2"draw. I have limbsaver limb silencers, string leeches and stabilizer. I have the trg with the SOS decelerator. My bow just isn't that quiet. I've pretty much done all I know to keep it quiet. Is there any other ideas without lowering my draw weight. Are There better stabilizers than the limbsaver.

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    a bit more arrow weight,a good ball of cat whiskers,and cam timeing.that is what we did to my good friends exile to get it a bit more quiet

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    Like GD said, make sure the timing is dead on. Being just a little off can make the bow much noisier. Also, you might try putting a small rubber "O" ring between the stabilizer, and your riser. All the stab's. today seem to have hard bases where they attach. I have never found one to be as quiet and absorbing as one that has something softer, like rubber, against the riser. Cat whiskers are also a great idea. For me, they work FAR better than anything else.
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    All the above statements are great ways to quiet your system down, and it looks like you're off to a good start on your own. I might also suggest looking into trading in the TRG/SOS system for the traditional slide and stop... I was surprised at the difference in sound and I didn't think my original setup was all that loud; The SOS gave a higer pitched "slap" sound, and now with the regular string stop its more of a low pitched "thump". Aside from the pitch, I'm also sure its a few dB quieter... may be me though
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    Quote Originally Posted by wscywabbit View Post
    All the above statements are great ways to quiet your system down, and it looks like you're off to a good start on your own. I might also suggest looking into trading in the TRG/SOS system for the traditional slide and stop... I was surprised at the difference in sound and I didn't think my original setup was all that loud; The SOS gave a higer pitched "slap" sound, and now with the regular string stop its more of a low pitched "thump". Aside from the pitch, I'm also sure its a few dB quieter... may be me though
    made a huge difference when i ditched trg/sos, well maybe not huge, but my wore out ears sure could tell the difference
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ehunter View Post
    Like GD said, make sure the timing is dead on. Being just a little off can make the bow much noisier. Also, you might try putting a small rubber "O" ring between the stabilizer, and your riser. All the stab's. today seem to have hard bases where they attach. I have never found one to be as quiet and absorbing as one that has something softer, like rubber, against the riser. Cat whiskers are also a great idea. For me, they work FAR better than anything else.
    Never thought about this, might look into it myself.
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    Like Ehunter said the rubber o-ring is a big help. I went to the hardware store a got flat rubber washers. They cover the whole area and absorb more shock. So either or will do the trick.
    The object of getting rid of vibration and sound is to transfer it to something that absorbs. Cat whiskers ball type, a good stabilizer, Limb savers, and heavier arrows. All that should quiet the bow. Timing a bow correctly will make the string stop evenly and take out a lot of the vibration.




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    About the cam timing. Is this something a typical bow shop can adjust, or would it have to be martin specific. my bowclub is a bowtech and matthews dealer only. hes did quiet a few things to my bow like my rest and peep, but will he be able to perform on my bow. also, i have the original limbsaver stabilizer, i like it and all and i know its one of the best for the money, but money aside are there any great stabilizers out there that are better than the limbsaver. a longer one would help me anyway because my armotech sight with the long rail is probably one of the heaviest sights available. also how much speed would i be sacrificing with the string wiskers. i already have the string leeches, im putting cable leeches on there soon. sry to ask so many questions

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