Removing Glued-In field Points from Carbon Arrows. We have all had this problem. Changing our Field tip weight or even just the style of tip we use. It’s always nice to have a clear-cut answer to the problem. Charles Archery Blog really lays it out for us in this blog post.
I recently had to swap out glued in points from a set of carbon arrows. I was going from lighter points to heavier points to weaken the arrow spine. The arrows points were set in with hot melt glue, so I knew I would have to apply a heat source to the points in order to soften the glue enough to remove them. I checked the internet for options.
I found many suggestions on the web, torch, lighters, and others, but the two methods that caught my eye were offered by Dennis Lieu, archery coach at UC Berkeley, in this article. He suggests using hot water and or a hair dryer as the heat source. This appealed to me as these heat sources seemed more benign than a fire source and I didn’t want to over do it on my first time and risk ruining perfectly good arrows.
I don’t have a hair dryer so the…
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