Results 1 to 10 of 12

Thread: What do you prefer for string material?

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    String builder/ Super Moderator Hutch~n~Son Archery's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Gilmanton, New Hampshire
    Posts
    6,078
    Post Thanks / Like

    Question What do you prefer for string material?

    What do you prefer for your string material? Out of all the styles of material what are the ones you are using. Example BCY 8125, 452X, 450x, Trophy, etc etc.
    I am currently seeking to see what I want to stock, so I need ideas. When I started it was 8125 but its changed now.

    Hutch
    Bow String Depot Custom String Builders
    Need a string set pm or email me @ bowstringdepot@gmail.com
    or check us out @ http://bowstringdepot.com

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    2,002
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default

    452x is what i use.
    (2) Hoyt PCEXL

  3. #3
    Senior Member Ehunter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Southeast Kansas
    Posts
    1,747
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default

    The last string I bought was 452X as well. Made a very good string. No stretch, no rotation, good durability.

  4. #4
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Port Washington, Ohio
    Posts
    543
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default

    452X here, I looked into the Brownell Astroflight as it was getting alot of very positive comments from other string builders, but then during the course of a couple pm's I also found out that the speed claims some were making were not quite on the up and up, and then one of Brownell's employees actually threw one of the larger string builders under the bus on another forum, so I will be sticking with 452X. Don't try to fix whats not broken. 452X is stable, and durable.

    Advantage Custom Strings

  5. #5
    String builder/ Super Moderator Hutch~n~Son Archery's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Gilmanton, New Hampshire
    Posts
    6,078
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by archerx7 View Post
    452X here, I looked into the Brownell Astroflight as it was getting alot of very positive comments from other string builders, but then during the course of a couple pm's I also found out that the speed claims some were making were not quite on the up and up, and then one of Brownell's employees actually threw one of the larger string builders under the bus on another forum, so I will be sticking with 452X. Don't try to fix whats not broken. 452X is stable, and durable.
    Have you tried trophy yet?

    Hutch
    Bow String Depot Custom String Builders
    Need a string set pm or email me @ bowstringdepot@gmail.com
    or check us out @ http://bowstringdepot.com

  6. #6
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Port Washington, Ohio
    Posts
    543
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Hutch~n~Son Archery View Post
    Have you tried trophy yet?

    Hutch
    Hutch, I have looked at it and did consider getting some in, but I honestly can't justify the extra cost of it, especially when I have 28 spools of different colored 452X sitting here. People complain about 452X getting fuzzy, but if a person cleans and waxes their strings the way they should I've never seen it to be a problem. As for the Trophy being quieter and giving a softer shot, I've not seen that either. The 2011 Martins I have here all have Trophy strings and I've swapped the string on a FC400 for a 452X and never saw the least bit of difference in noise, speed or the way the bow felt at the shot.
    Last edited by archerx7; 01-23-2011 at 10:05 AM.

    Advantage Custom Strings

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •