BCY-X Bow String Material 1-4 lb

Brand: BCY

BCY is dedicated to serving the needs of archers to develop, test & provide the latest & best in bowstring material, constantly experimenting with ways to adapt the latest fibres. BCY is the choice of hunters & archers everywhere & is used by major bow manufacturers.

BCY-X Bow String Material 1-4 lb

Price: $93.95
          $85.41 excl. GST**
** Your price if you do not reside in Australia

BCY-X Bow String Material 1-4 lb Description

BCY has just released the new BCY-X latest and best compound bowstring material, tough, fast and no creep. BCY-X bowstring provides the ultimate combination of stability, great arrow speed and abrasion resistance.

BCY-X features all the benefits and performance of 452X and 8190 combined.

Good for compound bows and recurves.

BCY-X offers these additional benefits.

  • Tough
  • Fast
  • No creep
  • Good arrow speed
  • Low fuzziness
  • High abrasion resistance
  • Reliable
  • Durable
  • 24 strands recommended on compound bows & 2 less strands on most recurves
  • Good for compound bows and recurves
  • Available in a 1/4 lb (4oz) spool in 13 solid colours
  • Approx ft/lb waxed 9,500
  • Spool size 1-4 lb spool
  • BCY-X bowstring material is blended from 83% SK90 Dyneema and 17% Vectran using a patented process for unmatched bowstring perfomance and provides stability and eliminates creep, meaning that not only will you have a stylish string, you'll have an accurate string too.

BCY X bowstring material comes in a 1 lb spool, a 1-4 lb (4oz) spool available in 24 single colours, a 1-4 lb (4oz) spool in 9 two-colour blends and 1-8 lb (700 feet) jig spool in 29 solid colours and 9 two-colour blends, all of which are not stocked items but can be special ordered. Please enquire.

BCY-X 1-4 lb (4oz) spool available in 24 single colours.

  • Black
  • Buckskin
  • Cedar
  • Dark Brown
  • Electric Blue
  • Fluoro Green
  • Fluoro Orange
  • Fluoro Purple
  • Fluoro Yellow
  • Gold
  • Green
  • Kiwi
  • Light Pink
  • Metallic Bronze
  • Mountain Berry
  • OD Green
  • Pink
  • Purple
  • Red
  • Royal Blue
  • Sunset Orange
  • Tan
  • White
  • Yellow

Please specify colour choice.

BCY string and serving materials are used and endorsed by Chance Beaubouef, Michael Braden, Jesse Broadwater, Nathan Brooks, Darren Christenbury, Dave Cousins, Tim Cuddihy, Brady Ellison, Simon Fairweather, Cara Fernandez, Michele Frangilli, Braden Gellenthien, Randy Ulmer, Jamie Van Natta, Reo Wilde and Vic Wunderle among others.

Bowstring material with safety, stability, speed and durability - rely on BCY.

This is what people have said about BCY-X bowstring material.

"Very smooth. The first shot and I could tell that this material had a smooth feel after the shot. The durability of the material is great. I had my bow on my backpack while dragging out a hog from Nor Cal and banged it around pretty good. I walked through several low laying scrub oak trees that caught my strings and none of them were damaged at all. I have used a couple of newer materials from other companies, but the BCY 'X' is less fuzzy, great smooth feel and tough. BCY 'X' will be on my bows this year." 4 out of 5 star rating. From J.M. Null of USA

Bowstring Diameter/Recommended number of strands 22 to 24 strands. All bowstring material is relatively flat in a single strand, so it is not appropriate to publish a diameter of the individual strand. The important issue is how many strands are required to give a satisfactory nock fit, which is what the above recommendation shows. These numbers can vary according to nock type/size and personal preference. Recommended strands are for typical modern compound bows. Plus or minus two strands is normal.

Approximate feet per lb waxed 9,500. Please note bowstring specifications are published so stringmakers can get an idea of how many finished strings can be built from a spool. Due to variables in the manufacturing process, BCY is unable to guarantee exact specifications.

Breaking strengths are no longer published by BCY because discrepancies occur, due to different test methods. BCY can provide minimum breaking strength information upon request, but as a general guide, BCY-X has a 70lbs break strength. It should be noted that all modern materials far exceed the strength required to perform satisfactorily as a bowstring material.

BCY manufactures and supplies products in accordance with these specifications. If used correctly, the material will serve the purpose for which it was intended as a bowstring or as a serving material. All BCY products are extensively tested and offer a full range of material for the archery market. There are many variables which can significantly effect performance of the bowstring material. Some examples include number of strands and/or of twists, type of serving material, tightness of serving material, width of cam grooves on bow, amount of lubrication, type of release, condition of cam wheel, yoke system on cables, degree of string maintenance. As BCY cannot control these variables, BCY cannot accept responsibility for problems arising from strings, cables or servings.

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