Thread: Arrow Fletching
09-01-2007, 07:32 PM #1
I got my Gold Tips in a few days ago and as I was fletching them, I noticed glue was oozing out from under the vanes, which didn't happen with my aluminum arrows and super glue. I'm now using Bohning Fletch-tite.
I didn't think I put all that much glue on them, but apparently I did. Then I tried to put a smaller bead on the vanes and they just peeled right off. I thought about cutting off the part that oozed out once they dried but I dunno. Am I doing something wrong or should I even worry about it?
09-01-2007, 07:53 PM #2FBSA Member and Concierge
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09-01-2007, 08:24 PM #3
I have found that it takes a few screw ups to get it right. I would not cut off the excess!!! You may cut the fibers on the arrow and that wont be good.That course was so easy I even missed a target !!
09-01-2007, 08:27 PM #4
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I usally take a Q-tip and run it down the vane after I apply the glue to ensure that it is applied to the vane evenly.
And if any ozzes out on the side, I take the corner of a papaer towel and swipe the sides while it is still wet.
09-02-2007, 03:10 PM #5
I clean any excess glue off with a Q-tip once I've set the vane
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09-02-2007, 03:57 PM #6
Yep just take a q-tip and clean it up.
09-02-2007, 10:41 PM #7
I just run my finger down the side of the vane and wipe the excess on my pants!
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09-03-2007, 12:15 AM #8
thanks for the help! ill have to try some of these things tomorrow.
09-03-2007, 12:37 AM #9
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ya might try cleaning tha shafts and bottom of vanes with denatured alcohol
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09-03-2007, 10:41 PM #10
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