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Compound Bow Balancer
2 Axis Balancer For Compound BowsOther
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This is a design for a 2 axis compound bow balancer. It is intended to completely balance the bow at the grip point. The base can be attached to a work bench with either a C-clamp or with No. 6 pan head wood screws. Both axis can be locked in order to balance in one direction at a time. Once the clamp is secured around the bow, the clamp is snapped into the yoke and secured by tightening the two machine screws that run through the nylon rollers. This design has been prototyped but has yet to be tested. The modeling was done in FreeCAD and the source files are provided.
Materials and methods
1 x Base
1 x Bearing_Perch
1 x Clamp_Main
1 x Clamp_Strap
2 x Spacer
1 x Spacer_Bearing
1 x Spacer_Yoke
1 x Yoke
2 x 3/8" x 10" Carriage Bolts
7 x 3/8" Nuts
1 x 3/8" x 4" Bolt
1 x 1/4" x 1" Machine Screw (Pan Head)
1 x 1/4" Nut
2 x 8-32 x 1" Machine Screw (Pan Head)
2 x 8-32 x 1.5" Machine Screw (Pan Head / Cut to Approx. 1-1/8")
2 x 8-32 x 2" Machine Screw (Pan Head)
2 x 8-32 Nut
2 x 1-1/8" O.D. 3/8" I.D. Flanged Radial Bearing / 1-1/4" Flange Diameter
2 x Nylon Screen Door Roller - Flat Type - 3/4" Diameter Wheel, 8-32 Threaded
(Optional) - 4 to 6 - No. 6 Pan Head Wood Screws For Mounting The Base
Recommended Print Settings:
- 25% Infill (Use More For Additional Strength)
- 2 Line Shell Thickness
- 210 Degrees Celsius Printing Temp
- Support Should Be Used
- STL Files Are Oriented For Printing
- Remove All Support Material
- Ream All Through Holes Except For The Two Angled Ones In The Yoke
- Assemble According To The Picture And The Assembly Diagram
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