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    i had the sts and ccs instaled sometime ago when i had my stock string on and it all lookd good.now i have w.c. and the sts is touching the string,i pushd it back as far as it can go.now i dont know if this is true or not but from what i understand the sts needs to be backd off the string a 1/16 of a inch or so.is this true.if so do i need to cut it a bit to back it off

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    Most that I've read about say credit card width from string at rest to just barely touncing, so yeah sounds like you'll need to bust out the ole hacksaw once again and 'Fine" tune your STS.
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    Sounds to me like you need a bigger hammer. LOL. Yeah the old hacksaw trick works well. I actually use a grinder for such things. Don't forget to chamfer the end.
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    i will go with the grinder,i like things that make noise.and i did bust out the rubber mallet and gave it a few taps.so tomorrow at work i will grind it down.with a cutting wheel

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    So you put on a new string and now it is hitting the STS, sounds like your bow's brace height has decreased, the string is longer than before. I'd check and make sure everything is in spec before you cut or grind anything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptJJ View Post
    So you put on a new string and now it is hitting the STS, sounds like your bow's brace height has decreased, the string is longer than before. I'd check and make sure everything is in spec before you cut or grind anything.
    yep.. check spec's
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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptJJ View Post
    So you put on a new string and now it is hitting the STS, sounds like your bow's brace height has decreased, the string is longer than before. I'd check and make sure everything is in spec before you cut or grind anything.
    Welcome CaptJJ! And I agree DON'T CUT IT OR GRIND IT TILL YOU CHECK TO SEE IF THE SPECS ARE RIGHT. If they are then proceed. I myself have the same bow and have found it to be more quiet just barley touching.

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