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    Prod specs

    Post by Onager Lovac on Wed Jan 20, 2016 5:52 pm

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    Hello, does anyone know how long a steel prod can remain spawned? i know regular fiberglass prods generally can be drawn for 4 hours ( at least Barnett ones) before needing to rest for 30 minutes, i want to order a prod from Alchem, his prods have specs regarding brace heigt and power stroke but not draw time and i can't contact him or them, does anyone know?

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    Re: Prod specs

    Post by White Oak on Tue May 23, 2017 4:23 am

    Onager Lovac wrote:Thanks man, it means a lot, though i think you might be giving me a bit to much credit, i cut the leaf spring with an angle grinder, and i bent the tips with one of those  small "Benzomatic" blowtorches a hammer and an anvil, real simple.
    That is a great looking bow.

    I'm curious about recurving the tips of your prod. How hot did you have to get them to bend them?
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    Re: Prod specs

    Post by Onager Lovac on Mon Jun 05, 2017 4:25 pm

    Just hot enought so they give a slight red glow, i used a blue Bernzomatic torch, id recommend a yellow one since i actually had a hard time getting it hot enough, or two blue ones.

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