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I don't know why it took so long to think of this, but better late than never. The only problem I've had with thin tube life on my ringshooters is breaking at the middle where the tubes contact the rings. All the eye bolts I've found have a slightly flattened surface inside the loops, and no amount of sanding completely removes it. Finally, a flash of inspiration while looking at the ringshooter frame that lives on my computer desk. I have long used a short piece of TheraBand tube to close the gap in the ring to keep the tubes from coming out. Why not use a longer piece and cover the entire loop, thereby giving the thin tubes a rubber cushion to bear on? Here's the result.

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Interesting idea. Could friction between the rubberized surface (Theraband) and the tubes be a subsequent problem in terms of tube longevity?
I suppose it's possible, but I believe shielding the flat portion on the inside of the rings will increase tube life. I'll have a better answer after a few hundred shots.
 
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