String Serving Jig

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String Serving Jig

Post by bigbowman » Sun Jul 29, 2018 3:58 pm

Thanks to Boo! I finally finished my string serving jig today! I followed Boo’s instructions step by step like he explained in his videos to reserve my crossbow string! I think it turned out awesome for my first attempt! I winged it to remove the old serving but did it without damaging the string strands! The best part that it cost me a few dollars to build! The only thing I had to buy was a turnbuckle to tighten the string up. The rest of the materials I had laying around the shops, barns and out buildings! Thank you very much Don for the videos and answering all my questions before!

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Re: String Serving Jig

Post by foofoo » Sun Jul 29, 2018 4:09 pm

way to go!

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Post by mr meat » Sun Jul 29, 2018 4:10 pm

Looks good!
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Re: String Serving Jig

Post by yukonjack » Sun Jul 29, 2018 4:35 pm

Wow great job you have a talent :thumbup:

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Post by papa bear1 » Sun Jul 29, 2018 4:49 pm

Great job big bowman ,Made one myself a few years back :D
I don't shoot much so I don't do a lot of reserving, but when I take my string off at the end of the season I put it on my string on serving jig and crank er down good and tight to keep the stretch out of my string, and when I string my bow the next season it's ready to go. :thumbup:

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Re: String Serving Jig

Post by Normous » Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:17 pm

The Boo Man is certaimly a very generous soul around here. Not only does he sell fine crafted strings but will teach you how to make them too.

There is a saying that goes "teach a man to fish so you don't have to fish for the man"

A quality trait the way I see it.

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Re: String Serving Jig

Post by BrotherRon » Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:52 pm

I have one very similar to that that I also built from scrap except for the metal tubing which I purchased at scrap price :)
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Re: String Serving Jig

Post by hankenhunter » Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:30 pm

Nice job. :thumbup:
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Re: String Serving Jig

Post by bigbowman » Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:32 am

Thanks guys! This is just as fun to me as shooting my bows! I figured that I build my own arrows, now it was time to start maintaining my servings! I'll find out today how well I did reserving this string when I install it and start shooting it?

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