Originally Posted by Irvin
I like the pathfinder awl but not sure i wold buy one if I didn't have it. As far as getting soft strings in holes I just try to pre weave as much as possible. Other than that I use a pointed string with gulf wax ( some use Chapstick) for lubrication.
I'm hesitant to get one after hearing how it works great the 1st time and then it breaks the 2nd time. Pre-weaving sounds like a great idea.
When you say "pointed string with gulf wax", do you mean the string itself or do you have another string just for wax/lube application?