Micro Brace Height???

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Micro Brace Height???

Post by Shoebuck » Sat Dec 20, 2014 3:32 pm

Where is everyone setting their brace height on the Micro? Dead on the line or slightly above it?
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Re: Micro Brace Height???

Post by cjonesth » Sat Dec 20, 2014 3:39 pm

Shoebuck wrote:Where is everyone setting their brace height on the Micro? Dead on the line or slightly above it?
I keep mine 1/4" off the reds.
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Re: Micro Brace Height???

Post by fredd » Sat Dec 20, 2014 4:03 pm

x2 , 1/4 of the reds.

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Re: Micro Brace Height???

Post by njlungbuster » Sat Dec 20, 2014 4:26 pm

X3 1/4" off
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Re: Micro Brace Height???

Post by xcaliber » Sat Dec 20, 2014 5:10 pm

X4 - 1/4" off the Reds, which on my Micro is about 1/8" behind the line.
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Re: Micro Brace Height???

Post by quake » Sun Dec 21, 2014 10:13 am

I just got my new Micro assembled last night, and the brace height appears to be about 5/8" from the REDS (or about 1/2" behind the line marked on the top of rail)....is this normal for a new and never-shot bow/string set-up??

My first thought was; "the string will stretch after some shooting and the gap will close a little". But I'm not sure. I'm still new to all of this. The owner's manual doesn't give any specs for the Micro, but it does give info for the regular Matrix line. Did I accidentally get the wrong manual with my bow?

If I shoot this thing with the string 5/8" from the REDS will I damage something?

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Re: Micro Brace Height???

Post by xcaliber » Sun Dec 21, 2014 10:16 am

No, but I would watch it closely. It should be only 1/4" off the bumpers after a few shots.
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Re: Micro Brace Height???

Post by quake » Sun Dec 21, 2014 10:26 am

xcaliber wrote:No, but I would watch it closely. It should be only 1/4" off the bumpers after a few shots.
OK. That's what I was thinking, but wanted confirmation from this experienced group first. Thank you. :)
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Re: Micro Brace Height???

Post by nchunterkw » Sun Dec 21, 2014 10:33 pm

Not a fan of describing brace height in relation to the REDS. Those rubber pads location can vary a little bit. The line is on the rail for a purpose.

Like xcalibur I am keeping mine about 1/8" behind the line. This means from the line to the front edge of the string is about 1/8" inch.
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Re: Micro Brace Height???

Post by Campbell813 » Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:55 am

but unfortunately, the new Micros don't actually have the line on the rail any longer, that's why people use the reds to measure brace hight now...
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Re: Micro Brace Height???

Post by nchunterkw » Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:34 pm

Campbell813 wrote:
Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:55 am
but unfortunately, the new Micros don't actually have the line on the rail any longer, that's why people use the reds to measure brace hight now...
This post is 3 years old..............

Measure BH from where the riser meets the rail.
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Re: Micro Brace Height???

Post by sproulman » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:57 am

After awhile like 100 shots your string will settle down and stay away from rubber bumpers..Like said mine seems to shoot great if its 3/16 away from rubbers or 1/4 inch ....

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Re: Micro Brace Height???

Post by L. E. Carroll » Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:50 am

If you are using a micro with the DR bumpers installed ( not the REDS nor D. Miller B/B's ) the 1/4" gap between the string and bumpers is not valid..

Gaston recommends that the string very slightly touches the bumpers with his design. :wink:

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