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Offline Oldvol

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Flemish Twist set up
« on: May 16, 2022, 02:37:42 pm »
I have a self bow that is 65”ntn. Want to make a 62” bow string. Confused about where to set the distance peg on the jig. Should it be 65” or 62”?

Offline Deerhunter21

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Re: Flemish Twist set up
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2022, 03:55:19 pm »
im very confused about this too lol!
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Offline Buckskinner

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Re: Flemish Twist set up
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2022, 04:30:41 pm »
My jig is set up so the numbers represent the n/n distance not the string length.  That being said you can tweak it's length a bit by adjusting where you start your knot.

Offline Chumash

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Re: Flemish Twist set up
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2022, 04:53:58 pm »
I think it depends on the jig you use.

Offline WhistlingBadger

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Re: Flemish Twist set up
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2022, 06:18:21 pm »
I've never used a jig; I just do them by hand.  Maybe a jig is better and I'm really missing out, but this method works great for me:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pkEKym0wyM&t=1s
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Offline Oldvol

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Re: Flemish Twist set up
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2022, 06:45:07 pm »
Thanks for the comments. Buckskinner how did you set up the jig. I copied the 2x4 plan that was posted on this site.

Offline Buckskinner

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Re: Flemish Twist set up
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2022, 08:20:24 pm »

Offline Oldvol

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Re: Flemish Twist set up
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2022, 10:08:32 pm »
Thank you Buckskinner.