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    Quote Originally Posted by tastefullyfatal View Post
    well, neither. The bow should be able to be set at a 45 lb. draw weight. I've loosened the bolts to decrease the poundage, but it only helps slightly. I was just wondering how far i could loosen the bolts and still be safe. I just wanted to know how long the bolt actually is.
    What difference does it make how long the bolts are?

    I can tell you that they are long enough to completely relax the string, without backing all the way through the barrel nuts.

    Just because there are still threads engaged, doesn't mean that it is safe to shoot the bow that way!

    Back the bolts out one full turn, and measure the draw weight. Repeat that and adjust to fractions of a turn as you get it close.

    If your string is stretched a lot, your draw weight and draw length, are already higher than you might think. If that is the case, you need to take the bow in to a shop for a new string.
    Last edited by copterdoc; 07-18-2010 at 04:41 PM.

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