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Limb wedges

Postby bow101 » Fri Oct 04, 2013 5:02 pm

Should wedges be tapered all the way, or is it better to have a total flat spot on the riser then taper down.? I noticed some guys taper all the way. I figure its better for the hold down bolts as the holes are drilled a perfect 90 degrees.. :|
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Re: Limb wedges

Postby BK in TEXAS » Fri Oct 04, 2013 5:46 pm

Completely up to you....I've done it both ways. I typically drill the hole straight through the limb into the riser to be sure the holes are the same angle (you won't notice if they are slightly off, as long as they are slightly off the same on the limb and the riser)
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Re: Limb wedges

Postby Crooked Stic » Fri Oct 04, 2013 7:59 pm

Take a look at the ILF limb. It only has a small part of the bezel and washer touching the limb. Plus there is some movement there --so it may not be real critical that is perfectly sguare. Althought more piece of mind when it is.
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Re: Limb wedges

Postby bow101 » Fri Oct 04, 2013 9:12 pm

I would be more confident if it was square been that I'm a rookie..and do you really want movement at that critical junction.
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Re: Limb wedges

Postby Crooked Stic » Sat Oct 05, 2013 1:34 am

It is going to flex some no matter what.
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Re: Limb wedges

Postby Kirkll » Sun Oct 06, 2013 9:16 am

The bezel washer takes care of the situation if the slope, or taper rate of your wedge isn't too steep. if it's too steep you'll see it in the head of the limb bolt as it swivels. If you are using the Knob type limb bolt, you should at least level out your limb but overlay. Kirk
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