Idler movement

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This topic contains 4 replies, has 5 contributors, and was last updated by vince71969 Vincent Martin 2 years, 7 months ago.

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  • July 3, 2013 at 9:16 pm #582918 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 12/17/2008
    Today I was reinstalling my rest and had to press it   I noticed that I can wiggle my idler back and forth probably a 1/16 of an inch.  This isn’t  normal is it?
    July 5, 2013 at 3:53 pm #583052 Back to Top REPORT

    Age: 60
    Joined: 1/20/2009
    Location: Wisconsin
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    I was wondering the same, the cam & the idler on mine both have play in it!
    July 5, 2013 at 6:35 pm #583068 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 8/10/2006
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    you really should not be able to wiggle it however maybe it could look like it moves because of some sort of flex.  If the bearings are flush with the limbs then it should not move however limbs do flex and if you put force from side to side you could get some perceived movement.  if you could move the cam side to side and that was because of some anular space between the limb and the idler wheel or cam then this would be a problem.
    July 7, 2013 at 12:07 pm #583451 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 2/4/2009
    I have the same. When bow pressed there is a litle play on my idler and also cam.  Is this normal? My bow is z7 etreme. Cam is leaning a litle to the right att the topp.
    July 7, 2013 at 9:08 pm #583487 Back to Top REPORT
    Vincent Martin

    Joined: 7/5/2004
    Location: NY
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    Yes. This is normal for all bows.
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