SloMo of Drenalin Damper

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This topic contains 52 replies, has 34 contributors, and was last updated by  johnmarish 4 years, 5 months ago.

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  • December 6, 2006 at 3:41 am #506837 Back to Top REPORT

    Brian from GA

    Joined: 6/23/2004
    I just went back and watched the first film. Even though I had watched it 25 times or so I never noticed how much the riser flexed until I saw this close up of the damper. It is just weird too me that a piece of metal could flex this much. It just seems to my simple brain to be very rigid. Man how do we not wear out our bows once a week with all the moving that goes on that can only be seen in the slo-mo video.

    I’m glad I don’t have a hooter shooter and a slo-mo camera…. I’d never sleep!!

    December 9, 2006 at 1:02 am #506838 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 8/17/2004
    Jon, the video clip is more than cool and enlightening. Thank you and pleas keep em coming. [=}=]
    Gators, thank you for the info on damping the different frequency vibrations, very informative. [=}=]
    December 14, 2006 at 7:51 am #506839 Back to Top REPORT

    Age: 31
    Joined: 8/4/2006
    Location: Ohio

    The choice of weight that you use determines the response of the damping system.

    The lower frequency hand shock vibrations associated with the launch of the arrow tend to be reduced more with the heavier damper weights as it takes more energy to move them and often times the increase in displacement of the elastomer results in more low frequency energy absorption. Depending on the particular set-up these vibrations are generally in the frequency range between 100 and 200 hz and are driven by the set-up and the harness system of the bow.

    The higher frequency or ringing vibrations that can be initiated by the shot but may be due to individual components or accessories, tend to be absorbed better by Dampers equipped with the lighter aluminum weights simply because they respond better to and are more efficient at transferring energy at those frequencies.

    It is this difference in individuals and their bow set-ups that makes it necessary to offer the different variations in weights and dampers.

    I have some of the brass weights. Would they increase or decrease movement? Would felt vibration be less?

    Their movement may or may not be slightly different than the aluminum weights but even if the movement is the same, you could be absorbing as much as three times as much energy and I would suspect that most people would feel less vibration.[/quote:1tyb93sk]

    Very interesting! Thanks for the info [=}=]

    All We Do Is SELFILMED
    December 14, 2006 at 6:48 pm #506840 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 9/1/2005
    COOL Beans :D
    December 28, 2006 at 2:58 am #506841 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 12/25/2006
    thats an amazing video…how do i get that job!
    January 5, 2007 at 1:58 pm #506842 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 1/10/2006
    Again, simply amazing……….

    Thanks Jon………..Wonderful job showing us the really cool vids helping us understand more about how your technology is really the best out there :thumbup

    January 10, 2007 at 4:44 am #506843 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 5/24/2004
    Holy cow how sweet absolutely fantastic video :thumbup
    January 21, 2007 at 12:49 pm #506844 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 2/23/2005
    [font=comic sans ms]Watching how the riser and limbs and dampers react to a shot, almost makes you not want to shoot a bow. But those video’s are very cool!! :thumbup [/color:32a2pt0j][/size:32a2pt0j][/font]
    January 30, 2007 at 9:36 pm #506845 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 5/24/2004
    8D awesome vid
    February 1, 2007 at 3:17 am #506846 Back to Top REPORT


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    February 3, 2007 at 2:50 am #506847 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 7/4/2004
    Wow, not nearly as much vibration as I would have thought…. Thanks symo!!! =D/>” title=”Applause” />  <!-- s:thumbup --><img src=
    February 10, 2007 at 12:34 pm #506848 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 7/16/2005
    sweet videos
    February 20, 2007 at 10:24 pm #506849 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 5/24/2004
    Great video coverage. 8D
    March 2, 2007 at 1:30 pm #506850 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 2/2/2007
    :thumbup Awesome video:Learn some thing new every day here:Thanks DOG 8D
    March 19, 2007 at 7:46 pm #506851 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 5/24/2004
    i would like to see the same film with the damper fitted the other way around (i.e backwards) in the riser!!!
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