How many turns on a Switchback

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This topic contains 6 replies, has 4 contributors, and was last updated by jewalker7842 jewalker7842 2 years, 1 month ago.

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  • November 11, 2013 at 2:02 pm #604545 Back to Top REPORT
    duckn-2
    duck'n

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    I just picked up a used Switchback (still love this bow) but the arrows I have are 400 spine and the bow is maxed at 70#.  My arrows are 29″ draw length is 28″ and 100 grain tips.  I am thinking I need to drop the weight down into the low 60’s and possibly shave an inch or so off my arrows to get back in the range I need to be.  Other problem is I don’t have a draw weight scale handy.  Is there a set number of turns that will get me close?  I have heard anywhere from 2 1/2# to 5# per turn and a search on here indicated 5 full turns for a Drenalin to drop 10 lbs. but I haven’t found anything on the Switchback.  Any advice?
    November 12, 2013 at 7:05 am #604682 Back to Top REPORT
    mathews-technical
    Mathews Technical


    Joined: 7/16/2013
    Five turns out is the maximum and will approximately drop it down ten pounds.
    November 12, 2013 at 8:02 am #604697 Back to Top REPORT
    duckn-2
    duck'n

    Joined: 5/25/2009
    Thank you!
    November 13, 2013 at 10:15 pm #605272 Back to Top REPORT
    bigrobc
    bigrobc

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    What about the switchy xt ?? I thought both bows were 2 1/2 turns down from maxed to reach 10lb range in the limbs ???
    November 13, 2013 at 10:16 pm #605273 Back to Top REPORT
    bigrobc
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    ^^ the switchback & switchback xt ^^
    November 15, 2013 at 11:22 am #605593 Back to Top REPORT
    mathews-technical
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    no sir it is five turns from max.
    December 12, 2013 at 3:25 pm #610627 Back to Top REPORT
    jewalker7842
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    2 1/2 turns on each limb should put you right at 60. I just did mine the other night. Easiest way to do it is get a luggage scale from walmart. It costs $7.
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