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What insert glue to use?
« on: July 03, 2017, 05:32:55 PM »
I usually glue all my own inserts and the last bottle I had was awesome. It dried up and was tossed out long ago but the stuff was awesome, I have only had maybe 3 inserts ever loosen up. Wish I could remember what the name was. I just remember it was a slow drying glue. I tried Gorilla glue once but bonds to fast for my liking. 

What do you all recommend for an insert glue? I shoot FOB's so I don't need a glue I can also use for fletching. I want a strong hold, dry time doesn't matter. I haven't found anything yet I like in my readings.

I shoot GT Pro Hunter, carbon arrow, aluminum insert.
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Re: What insert glue to use?
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2017, 05:55:47 PM »
I've only ever used Easton quick bond but that's real quick like the gorilla glue. I've thought about trying Bohning ferr-l-tite cool flex. Its low temp melt so you don't have to heat shaft to install.

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Re: What insert glue to use?
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2017, 06:47:36 PM »
I use just regular hot glue. Never had a issue with inserts pulling out. Even on the carpet targets I shoot at

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Re: What insert glue to use?
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2017, 04:39:01 PM »
Hot Glue...!? I find that interesting and that it has that strong of a hold. The only thing I can get hot glue to stick to is everything I DON'T want it to stick to.
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Re: What insert glue to use?
« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2017, 05:46:29 PM »
Try gorilla glue hot glue, best hot glue I've used. Never done arrows with it but I did just replace and eye on my fishing pole with it and it doing very well.

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Re: What insert glue to use?
« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2017, 05:52:57 PM »
Hot glue if you want to be able to rotate.
Goat tuff if you want them to stay put and not rotate them.
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Re: What insert glue to use?
« Reply #6 on: July 04, 2017, 07:34:50 PM »
Just need to set the insert and square it up with a spin test. I can easily align my FOB to the blades.
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Re: What insert glue to use?
« Reply #7 on: July 04, 2017, 07:36:36 PM »
1.Take a .223 clean brush on a drill and run it up inside to scuff the smooth inside of the shaft.

2. Clean inside with acetone on a cue tip.

3. Wipe down all the inserts with acetone.

4. Use fresh cryo glue like goat tuff or gold tip-tip grip.

Just like getting paint to stick, the prep is most important. 

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Re: What insert glue to use?
« Reply #8 on: July 04, 2017, 07:37:09 PM »
Goat Tuff
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Re: What insert glue to use?
« Reply #9 on: July 04, 2017, 07:47:25 PM »
The  you want goat tuff.
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Re: What insert glue to use?
« Reply #10 on: July 08, 2017, 08:42:19 PM »
Check out Rapid Fuse. It's made by Dap. Works awesome. Never had a problem with the stuff.
30 seconds to set and 30 minutes to cure.
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