rereeving a recurve bowstring

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  1. jrothWA

    jrothWA Senior Refuge Member

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    and to set the distance between the string and mid-point of the arrow shelf to
    9,75", I twisted the string, clock-wise.
    I notice that when I draw back, the arrow twist off to the left.
    I compensated by angling the bow over to the right.
    Should I retwist the line ccw, to stop it completely?

    Justtrying to get back into the game.
     
  2. widgeon

    widgeon Elite Refuge Member

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    The arrow torquing off the shelf is usually caused by bad finger placement. The string shouldn't have any effect. I used to purposely put just a little pull towards the shelf when I shot with fingers to keep it tight.
     
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  3. Archeryrob

    Archeryrob Elite Refuge Member

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    Widgeon is correct. You are hooking your first finger digit around the string and imposing the force to twist the string. The harder you pull the more it twists.

    You need to let the string rest on the middle of your finger tips, although they will get soar pretty quick at first, or use a tab or shooting glove.
     
  4. Jeffer

    Jeffer Elite Refuge Member

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    Using a proper deep hook will cure this.
     

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