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Old 10-31-2018, 01:40 PM   #1
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Default Anyone still use cat whiskers?

I was told cat whiskers arenít being made anymore so I decided to put some spare bass jig skirts to winter use


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Old 10-31-2018, 01:48 PM   #2
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Nice! Green punkin?
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Old 10-31-2018, 01:52 PM   #3
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Nice! Green punkin?


You bet


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Old 10-31-2018, 02:00 PM   #4
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Good improvisation!
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Old 10-31-2018, 02:11 PM   #5
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My shop still uses cat whiskers. They work great. Yours look good.
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Old 10-31-2018, 02:14 PM   #6
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Do you put them on the string rather than the bus? Or both?


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Old 10-31-2018, 07:34 PM   #7
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I do
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Old 10-31-2018, 10:00 PM   #8
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Default Anyone still use cat whiskers?

I do


Theyíre still the most effective silencer there is.


They are still available, in every color imaginable. Just got to do a little looking.




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Old 11-01-2018, 06:42 PM   #9
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All I will use---nothing else gives me the quietness and vibration dampening.
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Old 11-01-2018, 06:47 PM   #10
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My cat can't walk straight and runs into walls when I take his whiskers.
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Old 11-01-2018, 08:18 PM   #11
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All cat whiskers are is skirt material

Have not found anything better or that will last as long
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Old 11-02-2018, 09:53 AM   #12
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Do you put them on the string rather than the bus? Or both?


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I have this question also. I have monkey tails just like the OP's silencers. Two on each end of string and two on cables. Are this many needed and does it slow your bow speed dramatically? Also, the bow is a Mathews SBXT so it has the factory string stops on the end of the limbs and a bow ratter string stop in the back stabilizer hole.

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Old 11-02-2018, 03:13 PM   #13
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I wanted leeches on the string and there is no exposed string on the cables to put them. Thatís why I did it the way I did.
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Old 11-02-2018, 03:40 PM   #14
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Yes, I've been making my own cat whiskers out of bass skirts for years. You can purchase a roll of the stuff that will last for years!
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Old 11-02-2018, 06:08 PM   #15
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Yes, I've been making my own cat whiskers out of bass skirts for years. You can purchase a roll of the stuff that will last for years!


Any specific type of brand? Iím looking at getting some that are a little more durable


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Old 11-03-2018, 12:52 AM   #16
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Yes, I've been making my own cat whiskers out of bass skirts for years. You can purchase a roll of the stuff that will last for years!
Takin notes Boss. Good stuff. Been needing to convert for a while now.
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Old 11-03-2018, 11:21 AM   #17
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Im still using it
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Old 11-03-2018, 03:58 PM   #18
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I just replaced the whiskers on my bow today
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