I use devcon brand 2 part epoxy where one of the tubes is a blue grey
color glue. I havent lost a point from many crossbow bolts yet and they
have more force than off a bow.
On Mon, 25 Sep 2000 00:27:44 -0700 "Brad Boda d'Aylward"
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> >> Greetings to All!
> >> I recently set up a small practice range at my home. I'm trying
> to get
> >in at
> >> least half an hour of shooting every night.
> Which leads to my
> >> question, when the arrow hit the gas grill, the metal point came
> >> someone tell me what type of glue (?) is used to attach the
> tips? The
> >> is not damaged in any way. Just knocked the point off. Thanks
> for your
> >> help. This practice idea has been great, as I'm seeing a steady
> >> in my form. It's also helping to build those muscles for
> >> relaxing after a hard day's work too.
> >> Lady Rhianna
> >> Owl's Reste
> One thing which may help. I use the amber colored hot glue on my
> arrow tips
> (any traditional archery supply carries this). After I seat the tip
> on the
> arrow shaft I *re-heat* the tip with the candle (at home) or cig
> lighter (on
> the field) and, with a pair of plyers (reheated hot tip) give the
> tip an
> extra 1/4 turn to make sure that the glue is evenly smeared around
> shaft. Sometimes wheen you put a cold tip on the hot melt it causes
> the glue
> to cool unevenly on the shaft. By reheating the tip and insuring
> that the
> glue is evenly distributed you create a more even seal between the
> tip and
> shaft. I've lost very few tips after instituting this practice.
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