Id like to increase the draw weight of my bow, but Im unsure about which way to turn the limb bolts. I know it helps to mark the starting point, but which way do I turn?
To increase draw weight you always turn the limb bolts clockwise, which tightens them. Each limb bolt must be turned equally to keep the tiller (distance from the bowstring to the limbs) in its original position. On most bows, one complete turn on both draw limb bolts will increase draw weight from 2 to 4 pounds. It is a good idea to mark the head bolt – you can scratch a mark with a knife point or use an indelible marker – to serve as a gauge for exact bolt movement. This mark will also tell you if your limb bolts are backing out as a result of vibration which sometime results from shooting. Most new bows have set screws to prevent loosening of the limb bolts, but many older bows do not. Q: I recently added a Kwikee Kwiver to my Mathwes MQ1 bow, but I’ve since heard that it isn’t a good idea to shoot a quick-detach quiver due to excessive noice. Please advice. A: If you hunt with your quiver on your bow you should tune your bow and practice shooting it with the quiver attached. When m