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As an archery equipment expert, confidently protect your bow string with JANDAO BOW STRING WAX. This wax and lube, with silicone, reduces friction between the string and rail and acts as a rust inhibitor. Keep your gear in optimal condition by applying every 5 shots for maximum protection. Suitable for metal, wood, leather, and plastic JANDAO equipment.


  • Protects string through reducing friction
  • Maximizes shot life
  • For best results wax string and rail every 5 shots
  • Simple application

Waxing a bowstring is a common practice among archers. It helps maintain the string’s condition and prolong its life. Here are some reasons why archers wax their bowstrings:

  1. Lubrication: Bowstring wax provides lubrication, reducing friction between the strands of the string. This prevents excessive wear and tear during shooting.

  2. Waterproofing: Waxing makes the string water-resistant. Moisture can weaken the string fibers, affecting accuracy and overall performance.

  3. Protection: The wax forms a protective layer, shielding the string from dirt, dust, and UV rays. This helps prevent fraying and damage.

  4. Noise Reduction: A well-waxed string produces less noise when released, which is crucial for stealthy hunting or competitive shooting.

To wax a bowstring:

  1. Clean the String: Remove any dirt or debris from the string using a soft cloth.
  2. Apply Wax: Rub the wax along the entire length of the string. Focus on the areas where the string contacts the bow limbs (the “nock point” and “serving”).
  3. Spread the Wax: Use your fingers to spread the wax evenly. Make sure it penetrates between the strands.
  4. Heat and Set: Some archers use a hairdryer or heat gun to melt the wax into the string. Be cautious not to overheat it.
  5. Buff: Use a clean cloth to buff the string, removing excess wax.

Remember that different types of bowstrings (e.g., traditional vs. modern materials) may require specific types of wax. Consult your bow manufacturer’s recommendations for the best results. 🏹

Further reading;

Archery 101: How to wax a bowstring | World Archery
How To Properly Wax Your Bowstring (
How To Wax Your Bowstrings? - Improved Archery

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