[Ansteorra] Combat Bolts

Harry Billings humble_archer at hotmail.com
Tue Dec 21 14:55:18 PST 2010

CA arrows suck don't care what they are, with the side wrap you loose about 5 to 10 yds. Go over to crossbows if at all possible. More ammo for the weight faster reloading better accuracy. My two cents as some one that has done both.


> The Cubb is going to somewhat heavier on the front end. We are talking 
> grams here. Lighter bows might notice a quicker drop than UHMW head 
> bolts or arrows. Not sure how much difference the wrap on the UHMW 
> heads have made. Doesn't seem to effect them to me. Eadric or one of 
> the other guys might have better info about the difference. 
> Reconditioning the old bolts/arrows shouldn't be that bad. Check and 
> make sure the padding is still good. If so, add the wrap and retape. 
> If not replace the padding, add the wrap and retape. Comes down to 
> more of a question or time or money. Some have the time to do it and 
> some don't and can afford to buy new stuff and start almost from 
> scratch. Whichever is easiest.
> Iaen
> On 12/21/2010 12:35 PM, Dave W wrote:
> > Is there a decided preference of one over the other? Been using UHMW heads
> > that we put together years ago, but looking to get some new bolts together
> > for a lower poundage bow. Have folks noticed much difference in
> > weight/range/accuracy between the Cubb/Fathead heads and the UHMW/Lu-Shan
> > heads?
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Alexis

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