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Upgrading a Riffe comp 3xs

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Mar 3, 2005
Hi all
I have a riffe comp 3 xs with a 5/16" shaft. It came with 3 , 14mm bands (9/16), using two is a little under powered IMO.

I will like to know which may be the better upgrade

1: 2 or 3, 16mm (5/8) bands or
2: 2 19mm bands (3/4)

Keeping in mind that I prefer to load 2 bands instead of 3, but if necessary will stay with a 3 band upgrade. I don't want to overpower the gun two much though.

Two 5/8" bands, three will over do it, down size to a 9/32 shaft, good to go!
Thats the same combo I gonna go with, i've already ordered the bands and going to try to make some 9/32 galvanized spears before I get the riffe spear.

Try Ray Odor, he has the shafts and they are cheaper. He's out of the Tampa area, check spear board I believe he has a banner ad