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String Dampening System (SDS)

String Dampening System (SDS) is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 10.
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Item #: HCA-149
Price: $59.00


Featuring micro-adjustable dampening rods with durable, high impact rubber dampeners the String Dampening System mounts in the cable slot to dramatically reduce string noise and oscillation. Compatible with post-1999 TenPoint thumbhole models, except the GT Curve.

*Also includes adaptive hardware to fit all pre-2015 Wicked Ridge crossbow models.

*Compatible with all pre-2015 Wicked Ridge crossbows, all Raider CLS and Warrior HL models.

Check out how the system installs:

Rated 3 out of 5 by from Works but installation video and instructions poor I realize how important a quiet bow is from over 50 years of hunting with a conventional bow. With a recommendation from the TenPoint sales person I ordered the Sound Dampening System (SDS) to come with my already fairly quiet Turbo GT. I wanted to maximize noise reduction to reduce the chance of a critter jumping the string on longer shots and to minimize the chance of other nearby critters hearing the shot and spooking. The SDS does a great job of this. My problems started with it's installation. I watched the installation video on the TenPoint web site several times and read the instructions that came with the SDS. Both stated that the adaptor blocks that come with the SDS were not needed when installing on a TenPoint crossbow. After better than an hour of trying to get the SDS installed and aligned properly and doing some minor cosmetic damage to my bow I called TenPoint technical support. I was told that the black adaptor blocks are, in fact, needed for my Turbo GT. With using the blocks I was able to install the SDS. My next problem was that after shooting the bow I noticed that the string was no longer touching the Rubber Dampeners. This continued to happen even after tightening the cap screws and adjusting the dampener rods and tightening their set screws numerous times. Finally, frustrated I called technical support once again. They told my that the dampener blocks should fit flush against the bow riser. This was news to me as the video didn't say or show that. Also when installed this way the dampener rod has to be screwed out so far that the set screw inside the front block boss just touches the end of the rod. The support guy said this was not a problem. It would have been nice and saved me a lot of time if the video and/or instruction manual included information regarding these to problems.
Date published: 2016-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is my third Ten point bow . I purchased this Dampening system from ten point for my ten point cross bow , does it work ?yes . When set up right you hear only a thump , from the contact . No vibrations at all .very easy to install , took me about 15 minutes.
Date published: 2016-07-15
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Doesn't fit This product is listed to fit the wicked ridge invader by ten point. If you try to install it you must cut the aluminum rods off 1/2 inch for it to fit. If you go through all this trouble it works pretty well after that.
Date published: 2015-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super quiet The dampening system really quieted my ten point turbo, Amazing how much it made a difference.
Date published: 2016-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product. Easily assembles and really makes a difference. Made of quality materials that hold up well.
Date published: 2016-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from sds This thing installs very easy makes a great difference. Hats of to Tenpoint.
Date published: 2014-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quieted down bow I put it on the titan and its about as quiet as my bear compound bow
Date published: 2016-04-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Look like others, but is better. Good and adaptable SDS. Other brands have the same technology, so it is not out of the box as other TenPoint product. But the quality is better, it is more adjustable, and work a little better.
Date published: 2015-06-01
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Is this available for my titan HLX?

Asked by: Seacrest
Yes, this will work well on the Titan HLX.
Answered by: TenPoint Rep
Date published: 2016-10-24

Will this kit be compatible with the Wicked Ridge Invader G3?

Asked by: AKPerez
No, you want the SDR for the G3 bows. Click on the link below for details:
Answered by: TenPoint Rep
Date published: 2016-10-19

Will this fit the Wicked Ridge Warrior G3 crossbow?

Asked by: JosephG97
No, you will want to use the Wicked Ridge String Dampening Rods for the G3 bows. Click the link below for more details.
Answered by: TenPoint Rep
Date published: 2016-10-17

I recently purchased a turbo GT and also purchased the dampener went to put it on and it didn't seem to line up with the string in the center of the dampeners it seem to be twisted no matter how I mount it!! Like the dampener bracket doesn't fit stock????

Asked by: FishSqueezer
You need to use the grey adaptors with the Turbo GT
Answered by: TenPoint Rep
Date published: 2016-10-22

Will this fit a 2008 Blazer HP and would a adaptor be required if so?

Asked by: DougM
Yes, it will work great on the Blazer and you will hear and feel a difference.
Answered by: TenPoint Rep
Date published: 2016-10-13

Will this system fit the venom

Asked by: S M DeWitt
Yes, the SDS fits and works great on the Venom.
Answered by: TenPoint Rep
Date published: 2016-10-10

Will this fit a barnett whitetail hunter? Thanks

Asked by: Rip1940
No, this was not designed for Barnett bows.
Answered by: TenPoint Rep
Date published: 2016-10-10

Can the string damping system be installed on Stealth FX4

Asked by: MIKN
Yes, the SDS works great on the Stealth.
Answered by: TenPoint Rep
Date published: 2016-10-06
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