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What do you guys use for gluing inserts to carbon arrows? I was using Bohnings Pro Bond but it seemed to dry up on me. Any suggestions??
 

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i use a glue stick for a hot glue gun, if u do try this make sure that u heat the insert. Also anytime u put a insert in always make sure that u clean the inside of the shaft first
 

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2 part, 5-minute epoxy. (no brand preference, whatever is the cheapest)

Gives you plenty of time to work with and I have never had a insert come out on me.
 

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First take a gun cleaning brush that fits the inside of the shaft. Once it is all roughed up, I use Gorilla super glue. Turn the insert as you push in place. Never had one come out yet! But square the shaft before and the insert after it's glue with a ASD G5 tool.
 

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Make sure you clean the inside of the shaft first- any technique mentioned above will work. I use denatured alcohol and a cotton swab. You are looking to get the carbon dust from cutting out. I use Goat Tuff on my insert. If you use hot melt, make sure you dunk your arrow in water as soon as you seat the insert. Heat is the worst element for carbon, so cool them quickly.
 

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I agree with all of the cleaning comments already posted. I use Ferr-L-Tite hot melt glue so that I can take out the insert if I need to. I use a large field point when I heat the insert and apply heat only to the field point. Give the glue stick a little heat, wipe it on the insert, push it into the shaft with a 360 degree twist to spread the glue, a good push on the point to seat the insert, and dunk in water. Never fails.

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LifeNRA said:
I don't always hunt with a bow, but when I do I prefer Mathews. Stay vertical, my friends.
I just seen your sig line! LOL! I must say, I like yours better than the real commercial!
Thanks John. I thought of it all by myself.
 

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hoytxcutter said:
super glue. You can heat it up to remove inserts if needed.
so do you use just a regular lighter then to heat them up. does it doing anything to the carbon shaft?
 

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G2CDeer said:
since I am using hidden inserts on my arrows, can I use a ASD after I install my inserts?.......
I never seen them inserts, but if there is aluminum collar there(which there should be), then yes use the ASD tool. But remember only remove enough material to square the head of the insert!
 
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