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    Question Portable bow press

    I'm going to get a protable bow press for maintenence work on my bow, which one would you guys recommend the bowmaster or the ram rachet loc. pros and cons of each welcome.
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    Default bowmaster

    i ordered a bowmaster just a few days ago, i believe its quite a good press: works with split limbs and solid limbs alike, no adapters required (i think).
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    Never heard of the Ram Rachet Loc, but then after I bought my BowMaster, I stopped looking at portable presses. Mine is small and compact enough that its always in my backpack. Actually had a situtation where having my BowMaster in my pack would have saved a hunt, had it been in my pack. Now it always is.
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    I snagged a BowMaster with the Limb Adapters. I just run it with a socket/ratchet to cinch it down faster than turning it by hand. Has saved me a lot of time when I've needed to make a few small adjustments here and there.
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    Was looking at the bowmaster as well. Do you use those limb adapters with solid limb bows too? I would think it better to press from limb tips no matter what design (split or solid).

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    The split limb adapters can be used on solid limbs as well with no problems.
    I've been using a Bowmaster as an 'in the field' adjustment tool for years, works great.

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    Quote Originally Posted by weldorj81 View Post
    Was looking at the bowmaster as well. Do you use those limb adapters with solid limb bows too? I would think it better to press from limb tips no matter what design (split or solid).
    Yes, I use the new style of split adapters for mine.
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