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Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: Arrow Points

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  • Terrance Timmons
    Can we prevail on those who have done this to provide some pictures of the finished product? Terrance Atenveldt ... From: John edgerton To:
    Message 1 of 10 , Sep 11, 2009
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      Can we prevail on those who have done this to provide some pictures of the finished product?

      Terrance
      Atenveldt
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      From: John edgerton
      To: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com
      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.

      Jon, West

      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
      > failed.
      > 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.
      > Omelan
      >
      >




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    • John edgerton
      Photos at: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SCA-Archery/photos/album/702928681/pic/ list I filed the sides of the brad head to make it less like a brad and to
      Message 2 of 10 , Sep 11, 2009
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        Photos at:

        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SCA-Archery/photos/album/702928681/pic/
        list

        I filed the sides of the brad head to make it less like a brad and to
        provide less resistance when pulling from a target.

        Jon

        On Sep 11, 2009, at 3:31 PM, Terrance Timmons wrote:

        > Can we prevail on those who have done this to provide some pictures
        > of the finished product?
        >
        > Terrance
        > Atenveldt
        > ----- Original Message -----
        > From: John edgerton
        > To: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com
        > 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.
        >
        > Jon, West


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