Here are the strings Boo/Don wanted me to review.
I'll allow Don give you any details about the materials used. I think it's best for the testing if I don't get too involved with the material. I just like to focus on the shooting performance of the string itself. String #1 . . .Black and BlueString #2 . . .Tan and Green
I've never gotten a bad looking string from Boo. Matter of fact, I've never gotten one that didn't look absolutely great.
Don't those braids look GREAT!
The material string #1 definitely had a stiffer feel . . .almost plastic feeling. It also had a slight more shine to it than String #2 and the Excal Fast Flight. Here are a couple of pictures of the strands. String #1String#2Excal Fast FlightWeights . . .
String#1 133.5 grains
String#2 125.5 grains
Excal Fast Flight 121.5 grainsSpeed . . .
I used the Exomax, a 411 grain arrow, brace height @ 1 1/8th inches from the riser, and clocked with a ProChronoDigital Chronograph. The temperature was 81 degrees and sunny.
String#1 . . . 323.5 FPS
String#2 . . . 323.8 FPS
Excal Fast Flight . . .325.2 FPS
My initial thoughts . . .neither string #1 nor #2 took very long to break in. I took about 15 shots each, did my adjusting and they stayed put on my brace height until I finished shooting them, 30 shots later. I adjusted them about 1/4 of an inch after the first 15 shots.
String #1 and String #2 definitely had less "aftershock" than the Excal Fast Flight and they were quieter too. I'm going to attempt a sound test later today or tomorrow, time permitting.
Give me your questions and I'll do my best to answer them.
I'd rather wear out than rust out.
Perception trumps intention.
2006 Exomax w/Agingcrossbower Custom Stock
20" Easton Powerbolts w/125gr Trophy Ridge Stricknines & 2"Blazers
Boo Custom Strings