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RE: [SCA-Archery] Re: Which side does the arrow go on?

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  • rfultz@up.com
    I dip eack tip in water to quick cool when done. Rick Norman Bailey 01/24/05 11:09 AM I got a dozen new arrows for Christmas, and as
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      I dip eack tip in water to quick cool when done.

      Rick




      Norman Bailey
      <normbaileyjr@yah
      oo.com>

      01/24/05 11:09 AM




      I got a dozen new arrows for Christmas, and as I was
      watching him put the points on, he used exactly this
      method. It was very quick too.
      Norm

      --- Carolus von Eulenhorst <eulenhorst@...>
      wrote:

      > Indeed. I have found a method which allows me to
      > use hot melt without
      > getting the shaft too close to the flame for
      > sufficient time to affect
      > it. Heat the glue to a stiff but fluid state and
      > apply it to the
      > shaft. Then heat the point sufficiently that when
      > applied to the still
      > warm glue it fully melts it and seats the tip. I
      > occasionally have to heat
      > the point a little more to fully seat it but only
      > for a moment. Pressing
      > the point with a wood block while cooling fully
      > seats it..
      > Carolus
      >
      > At 11:17 AM 1/23/2005, you wrote:
      >
      > >I beg to differ... I have fired arrows.
      > >
      > >One method is when getting the shaft too close to
      > flame when using hot melt
      > >glue for tips (and is one reason I don't use hot
      > melt any longer), and the
      > >other method is giving a broken arrow a noble
      > parting in the campfire rather
      > >than simply tossing it into the garbage.
      > >I imagine both these are similar to the incendiary
      > projectile situation.
      > >
      > >Guy
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