ARCH - UHMW blunt construction tips

Eadric Anstapa eadric at
Fri Apr 20 14:34:44 PDT 2001

Here is pretty good URL on constructing UHMW blunts.

Now he advocates using electrical tape on the shaft and YOU should be using 
fibreglass strapping tape.


Lord Eadric Anstapa
Coastal Regional Archery Marshal, Ansteorra
eadric at

"Dewart, Charles R. --G3 Contractor (Anteon Corp)" 
<Charles.Dewart at> said:

> I wish I had one to send you.  Perhaps someone else out there does.
> Basically, what I was going to do was cut the stick into 1 inch section.
> Drill a hole the size of the shaft 1/2 inch deep.  Round / bevel the other
> side.  Then put what I call a battle smurf on it.  A battle smurf is two 1
> 1/4 dia. dics of closed foam with a 1 1/4 inch dia. leather disc on the
> front (I won't put the rear one on there now because of the UHMW).  The
> combat head is tape so that the tape forms a cone behind the head.  Besure
> that the distance from where the string rests to the back of the taped cone
> is not more than 28 inches.
> Gilli

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