Which glue for fletching wood arrows?

Discussion in 'General Archery Forum' started by Chris, Aug 27, 2007.

  1. Chris

    Chris Administrator Staff Member

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    Anyone make a recommendation on glue for installing fletching on wood shafts?

    I was working on some recently and tried two different glues with fair results at best. I tried one of the superglue types and Bohning fletchtite Platinum. Neither worked very well. It took a long time for the glue to set up. I can use accelerator on the superglue type but it seems to make the glue a little brittle.

    Thanks for any advice
     
  2. Ronhop

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    Vanes or feathers ?
    If feathers you could use tape strips...

    I'm not sure I've ever seen wood arrows with plastic vanes on them...

    Ron
     

  3. Chris

    Chris Administrator Staff Member

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    I'm doing feathers on them.
     
  4. J.C.

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  5. Ronhop

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    Yeah, that's right I forgot about Duco cement...
    You can get a tube of that at any hardware store.

    Ron
     
  6. Pinwheel1969

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    Duco is the best glue for wood arrows I've found
     
  7. Chris

    Chris Administrator Staff Member

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    Thanks all. I'll pick up a tube of Duco