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#11830708 - 02/16/17 Re: Is Older Compound Bow Safe to Shoot? [Re: CoalCracker]  
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New string and thorough check by an archery pro shop is the route I'd take.

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#11832630 - 02/16/17 Re: Is Older Compound Bow Safe to Shoot? [Re: CoalCracker]  
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Shot a 1986 Golden Eagle this week, original cables.

#11835037 - 02/17/17 Re: Is Older Compound Bow Safe to Shoot? [Re: CoalCracker]  
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Good topic

After looking at the prices of bows today I have been thinking of getting my old compound bow out storage and start shooting again. I it bought around 1988 but it has been stored away for 20 years. It was just a low price Proline 70 lb bow but it worked well and I won several shooting contests with it.

Belong the string and cables would the limbs be OK having been strung that long?


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