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I've made a "skinny string" with 3x3 Fast Flight strands.

I can't get the brownell serving to hold: both ends are pulled under ten loops each with 8 inches of seving between them. When I'm putting on a second layer of serving of 3 inches around the nocking point, the first layer untwists...


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I have never had that problem.  You might try wrapping the second layer in the opposite direction.
I wrap teflon tape under my serving if I need to build it out for nock fit instead of a second layer.

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Fritz - Instead of doing a double serving, when I built skinnier strings, I would lay a piece of teflon tape over the string, wrap it in the direction I intend to serve and built the diameter up for good nock fit that way.  If you choose to serve twice, then your second serving wrap should be of a material with a larger diameter than the first serving....otherwise it will bite down into the first.  Good luck.
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Thank you guys, that teflon tape is a splendid idea!
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If the teflon doesn't work, build up the serving area by adding string count before twisting the string. Maybe 10" of string then cut excess off when finished. If you wax the strings with sticky way it'll help hold them in place for the twist and then the serve. Just like building up the loops.
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