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    How do I figure out what bowstring I need for my recurve

    I just purchased a pearson recurve at a yard sale. It says 60amo on the handle. I've read conflicting info on the web. Some say to go 3" shorter then amo while others say 4" shorter. I've always gotten my compound strings from 60x custom strings but I'm not sure which of these I need either. www.60xcustomstrings.com/recurve/ Is one of these better then the other? I've heard that dacron is the way to go on older bows. Thanks for any help. Looking forward to trying traditional archery.

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    My recurve is 60 in but string is 57

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    Rule of thumb use to be 4 inches less than bow length but some newer bows are at 3 inches less than bow length. With that old of a bow, I'd go with the 4 inches. Also, DO NOT EVER USE A FAST FLIGHT STRING ON THAT BOW. Dacron is a good choice.

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    Give the guys a call at 3 Rivers Archery
    http://www.3riversarchery.com/?gclid...FQJeOgodq0QA_Q

 

 

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