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B-50 Flemish Twist Bow String
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B-50 Flemish Twist Bow String

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Item Number: 1515X
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Price: $13.25
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  • Q:

    I have a custom made long bow that is 70lb, and length of bow from knock to knock is 68". What string would be best for this bow? Thank you.
    Asked on 10/14/2014 by Dobbsy

    2 answers

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      65" B-50 Flemish. If the bow has reinforced nocks and was made to handle Fast Flight Strings, you might want to look at those. Otherwise stay with the B-50 material.

      Answered on 10/15/2014 by Sam from 3Rivers Archery
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      Order a 65" string.

      Answered on 10/15/2014 by Blacksmith from Bucyrus, OH
  • Q:

    I have an old Ben Pearson longbow, the only markings other than"Ben Pearson" is "502-50" Now, overall length is 67 1/2" and nock to nock is 66" So, am I to assume a 63" 14-strand B-50 would be the string I need to order?
    Asked on 10/13/2014 by Will from Raleigh NC

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Yes, that sounds correct.

      Answered on 10/13/2014 by Sam from 3Rivers Archery
  • Q:

    I need a string for a Hoyt hunt master. Amo is 58. Do u have a fast flight string.
    Asked on 8/31/2014 by Rich

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      We do carry fast flight strings, but make sure the bow is compatible with fast flight material.

      Answered on 9/3/2014 by Sam from 3Rivers Archery
  • Q:

    I have a custom made bow with tip overlays. What is the loop size of the B-50 Flemish Twist Bow String?
    Asked on 8/19/2014 by Erik from Carson City, NV

    4 answers

    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      Hello. I make most of my strings for the longbow. I usually choose a 2 inch length to loop over and tie back into the string. This makes about a 1 inch loop. The strings I buy, that are Flemish twisted, measure about the same. If nocks are good and deep in the overlays, you should have leeway in loop length. My concern would be the number of strands used. Hope this helps. Recurve strings would have a longer loop, to accommodate the wider limbs when unstringing.

      Answered on 8/22/2014 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      Hello. I make most of my strings for the longbow. I usually choose a 2 inch length to loop over and tie back into the string. This makes about a 1 inch loop. The strings I buy, that are Flemish twisted, measure about the same. If nocks are good and deep in the overlays, you should have leeway in loop length. My concern would be the number of strands used. Hope this helps. Recurve strings would have a longer loop, to accommodate the wider limbs when unstringing.

      Answered on 8/22/2014 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      Erik,
      I measured the loops of my new and not yet used B-50 Flemish String Recurve 15-Strand 46". One loop is approximately 5/8" inside diameter or approximately 1 1/8" long inside when pinched flat, the other loop is approximately 1 1/8" inside diameter or approximately 1 3/4" long inside when pinched flat.
      Hope this helps,
      Art

      Answered on 8/22/2014 by Anonymous
    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Approximately 2 1/2 inches

      Answered on 8/20/2014 by Dave from 3Rivers Archery
  • Q:

    I'm looking for a replacement string for a 66" #25 recurve bow. The man at SHEEL's said it looked to be about 64" but he wasn't sure. Is that the proper length? He said it was hard to tell because of the loops being on there.

    Thank you!
    Asked on 8/17/2014 by Jodie from United States

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      The rule of thumb is 4" shorter than the AMO length for a recurve. For a 66" bow, that would be a 62" string.

      Answered on 8/20/2014 by Sam from 3Rivers Archery
  • Q:

    WHAT WOULD YOU RECOMMEND AS A REPLACEMENT STRING FOR A BEAR MONTANA 64 AMO BOW?
    Asked on 8/16/2014 by MOON from MASS

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      You could use the B-50, but I would recommend the D97 (Item# 4510X) in 61" length.

      Answered on 8/18/2014 by Sam from 3Rivers Archery
  • Q:

    I am looking for a replacement string for a Bear Grizzly 50#, 58", the bear chart recommends Dacron Flemish Twist, what is available or can be used in place of?
    Thank you,
    Jeff
    Asked on 8/4/2014 by Jeff

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      This would be the best recommendation for your bow.

      Answered on 8/5/2014 by Sam from 3Rivers Archery
  • Q:

    I have just purchased a hickory self-bow, a replica of a Modoc Indian bow from the Pacific Northwest. (This is my first self-bow) It is not a recurve, but the only size I can find is under the recurve strings. The bow is only 60" and the bowyer states that the string unstretched is 5" shorter and 4" shorter when stretched. The bow tips are 1" wide at the nocking points. Are the loops on the B-50 Flemish Twist bowstring large enough to fit on this wide of bow tip?
    Asked on 7/29/2014 by Apache Arrow from Carlsbad, NM

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Yes, I believe the loops are large enough.

      Answered on 7/30/2014 by Sam from 3Rivers Archery
  • Q:

    I am looking for a replacement string for my samick sage bow, 62" 40#. I'm looking for a string that will be an upgrade over the string that came with the bow. I am new to archery and I am not sure about how some products will work with certain equipment. Any help will be great!
    Asked on 5/14/2014 by Jeff.den from Houston Texas

    2 answers

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      I recommend our Fast Flight Flemish Twist String; Item #4443-58 string for your Samick Sage it will improve the performance of your bow.

      Answered on 5/15/2014 by Keith from 3Rivers Archery
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      The flemish string can take a beating as long as you keep it waxed, its durable and smooth, i bought a few and thats all i use

      Answered on 5/14/2014 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    How do I find the right length string for my bow?
    Asked on 4/20/2014 by Scott from Ward,col

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      There's a few ways to determine the string length. One is to ask the bowyer or manufacturer. Most bows are marked with the AMO length and you just subtract three inches if it's a longbow and four if it's a recurve. If it's not marked, you can measure the bow when it's unstrung following the curves of the limbs and measuring from string grove to string grove.

      Answered on 4/21/2014 by Sam from 3Rivers Archery
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