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    Keep winger in door until use. I have found the older the rubbers on the winger the more they recover. But usually can get one good set up before bands stretch. Band come back when you bring them inside.
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    Ken, I get pretty limp when it is -10 degrees and stay inside.
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    had to edit, red x

    "So what is big is not always the Trout nor the Deer but the chance, the being there. And what is full is not necessarily the creel nor the freezer, but the memory." ~ Aldo Leopold

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wayne Nutt View Post
    Ken, I get pretty limp when it is -10 degrees and stay inside.


    anyway...... zinger uplander tosses good in the cool temps
    "So what is big is not always the Trout nor the Deer but the chance, the being there. And what is full is not necessarily the creel nor the freezer, but the memory." ~ Aldo Leopold

    "The Greatest Obstacle to Discovery is not Ignorance -- It is the Illusion of Knowledge" ~ Daniel Boorstin

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    Jeff,

    I have three GU SOGs on which I replaced the black rubber bands with the silver Theraband bands. These are sweet in the summer and throw birds and bumpers as far as the larger GU wingers. To be clear, though, they DO NOT WORK IN WINTER! The temperature at which the Theraband bands lose their elasticity is much higher than that for the black rubber. Just in case you were thinking of switching out to get more distance. You will have a problem in the cold.

    As far as the black rubber, though, I'd echo what others have told you.
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