Stringing oak shortbows

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Stringing oak shortbows
RequirementsCrossbow stringing.gif
Skills
20 Fletching
Items
Oak shortbow (u).png: RS3 Inventory image of Oak shortbow (u)Oak shortbow (u)
Bowstring.png: RS3 Inventory image of BowstringBowstring
Quest
None
Other
None
Results
ProfitROIExperience gained
2,727,20075.68%46,200 Fletching
Inputs (3,603,600)Outputs (6,330,800)
ItemQuantityGE Price
Oak shortbow (u).pngOak shortbow (u)2,8002,049,600
Bowstring.pngBowstring2,8001,554,000
ItemQuantityGE Price
Oak shortbow.pngOak shortbow2,8006,330,800

It takes around 18 seconds to turn an inventory of 14 unstrung oak shortbows and 14 bowstrings into 14 oak shortbows. With banking and bank presets, it is possible to string 2,800 bows an hour.

Bank presets are highly recommended for this method. Players can also put the unstrung bow on their action bar and assign a key bind, which can be the same button as the one for their preset. This can make the process even easier.

Using a portable fletcher can be useful for this method. It grants a 10% experience boost, as well as a 10% chance to string two bows at once, potentially speeding up the process. Portable fletcher locations can be found by asking in the "Portables" friends chat. A popular hosting location is the W84 Lumbridge Market. In free-to-play, portable fletchers can sometimes be found in the Grand Exchange on W3.