Can we prevail on those who have done this to provide some pictures of the finished product?
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From: John edgerton
Sent: Friday, September 11, 2009 3:14 PM
Subject: Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: Arrow Points
. I have used small wire brads as rivets to pin the field tips on my
bolts. It has also worked well for me.
On Sep 11, 2009, at 1:38 PM, zipper51em wrote:
> >Greetings to the list! I too encountered loosing points. I
> purchased 11/32 100gr brass points from "The Longbow Shop"
> in England. They are not as long as the standard steel field point.
> Less surface for the glue to adhere to.
> Roughing the inside of the points and the wood taper did not help.
> Even a small groove cut on the wood taper for the air to escape
> My solution was period. I glued and pined the points on using
> copper wire for pins. I needed to chamfer (bevel) the hole on the
> point so when I hammered the pin flush it created a small rivet
> head. So far so good. Points still on. Also works on steel field
> points and medieval style socket points.
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