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    I was at a shop recently to have my Pantera adjusted. In discussion with the tech, he indicated that he never shoots target or 3D with the string suppressor installed. He feels that the bow is more forgiving and the arrow flies straighter with tighter groups.

    What have others experienced without the string suppressor installed? Thanks.
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    I won't shoot a bow with out one any more, having the string stop adjusted right makes a big difference not tight up against the string just my two cents
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    TenRing,

    Thanks for the response. Could you clarify your reference to "makes a big difference"? What specifically is different for you? Thanks.
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    I have notice it paper tuning my bows that if the string makes contacted to early I would get a bad tear in the paper
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    So I have two bows, one with a string stop/suppressor (the Onza) and one without (the Saber). Both shoot phenominally well.

    I decided one day to try the Onza without the extra weight of the string stop. All I can say is WOW. LOUD, Vibration City! After the shot it hummed like a guitar string. I have since contemplated putting one on the Saber, but I rarely shoot it anymore.

    I will also say, as a note, that as Ten Ring stated, if the stop isn't set correctly, you will not only not paper tune, or have a hard time paper tuning, but your point of impact will change as well.

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    You dont want the string at rest to contact the stop. something like 2/16'' . I changed the factory one out for a Bow Jax model for about $5 even more quieter.
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