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Old 02-16-2013, 02:23 PM   #1
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Arrow building

So I've starting making some arrows from scratch.

Like scratch scratch.

Currently sanding and lacquering my 70-75 cedars right now. Fletching and nocking to come. As well as pictures. Might as well chronicle this.


Anyone else out there done the same or thinking of attempting it?
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Old 02-16-2013, 02:38 PM   #2
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Old 02-16-2013, 03:08 PM   #3
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I do my own.
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Old 02-16-2013, 03:10 PM   #4
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Zwickey! ^ Nice. Very good looking arrows.



Sanding them.



Hand sanding.



In progress. 70-75 POC. (I might have lied in the OP)



Water based lacquer.



Sandi not entirely impressed with this process seeing as it involves no treats.
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Old 02-16-2013, 03:18 PM   #5
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Thanks. Honestly, this year I'm going with alum.
Here is one from an older set I did. Fun if you've got the time. Can't wait to see yours when they are finished!
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badass!!

i buy my arrows. shooting well is enough of a challenge for me.
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I used to, but it is so difficult to get straight blanks and so time consuming I use carbon "traditional look" from 3 rivers now. They sure shoot sweet. Got a nice bear with them last year.
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Awesome! one of my friends builds some of the most beautiful arrows. it really is an art!
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If you want to see some arrow building skills, check out this site I belong to:

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Finally found time to sit down and finish this.

Also, getting molten Ferr-L-Tite on your fingers...hurts. A lot.

Sorry for the crappy picture. I'll take a better one later.
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I make my own. I often use dowell rods as shafts since I'm so good at grazing the spine of my target and sending the arrow into a rock. Zwickey's are my primary broadheads, but have a few flint ones that my uncle made
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Haven't tried them yet. Going to take them out this weekend. I got bunny busters on the other six and a sawdust target I'm going to pummel.

See how the 65# Super Kodiak does with them.
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They work well.

Shot one from my Super Kodiak and it hit a tree and shattered in half.

Spent the rest of the day using my buddies 45# Super Grizzly instead.

Held up great. Used the bunny busters and a sawdust target.
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