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Ok guys how many of your guys use cables on your arrows have never tried these things are they worth the time to put on and which one is the best.What or the pros over just tying on the stringIs the wire better than the mono, just getting ready for a big and busy year got to get my gear ready.
 

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I use to use cables and they came out with slides that just moves up and down the arrow freely. Just uses a stop with screws into the rear hole on the arrow. Also helps stop pass thoughs. They have worked great for me in the last two seasons. Some of the pros just tie to the rear of the arrow. But to each his own. You will hear about the snap back of the string getting tied up in the bow string and coming back and the arrow hitting you. But you need to just look at what style you want to use and go with it. But always keep safety #1. If you get on sullysbowfishinstuff.com site you can see how they are set up and buy the equipment you need.;)
 

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Thanks desperado will go and look
 

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Just let me know. I'll try to help out the best way I know how.;)
 

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AMS SAFETY SLIDES !!!

I would have to STRONGLY recomend the safety slides. They're easy to install, work beautifully, and most of all they are the safest (at least in my opinion) method of tying up.

I don't like cables for I had a very bad experience with them. It seems to me that they all eventually develop some slack in the cable. I was out shooting one day, and as I went to release on a fish...WHAM! All I saw was a bright light! I had been shot in the face with my own arrow. Blood just started pouring from my nose. Luckily, it hit me about 3/4inch from my eye.

I am guessing the slack in the cable looped around my roller rest, causing the arrow to come back at me. It may have been a freak accident, but I'd hate to see the same thing happen to someone else.
 

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WOW..thats lucky it didn't take your eye out. Sorry to hear about that. The slides are the way to go.;)
 

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Man sorry to hear about that you are one lucky guy there.I will be looking in on those slides thanks for the heads up.
 

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As stated before, the bad thing about cables is that they often end up developing slack....unless your shooting gator gar your best to go with the slides....That said, I myself still tie to the back of the arrow...I think snapback is less of a isiiue when shooting spincast reels than when shooting retrievers...also I've never seen a bow that'll shoot a slided or cabled arrow nearly as good as on that is tied to the back....Its your choice what you want to shoot...
 

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slides

i use slides and i have not been shooting that long but i think they do ok , and i dont know a dang thing about cables, i use an eye bolt for a rest and i think that my slide hits my rest and bobbles the arrow thats the only complaint i have with slides
 

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CW , Sounds like your not keeping your slide out in front of the bow if it keeps hitting your rest, or your arrow is too short? Just my opinion.;)
 

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True, I put my on at a 45 degrees from the bow. Since i shoot off the shelf of my recurve.
 
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