ARCH - UHMW blunt construction tips
Khailil The Sarclander
wayneman at surfbest.net
Sun Apr 22 21:28:32 PDT 2001
If these rules are adapted I will never loose a shaft in combat again.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Eadric Anstapa" <eadric at scabrewer.com>
To: <ansteorra-archery at ansteorra.org>
Sent: Friday, April 20, 2001 4:34 PM
Subject: ARCH - UHMW blunt construction tips
> Here is pretty good URL on constructing UHMW blunts.
> Now he advocates using electrical tape on the shaft and YOU should be
> fibreglass strapping tape.
> Lord Eadric Anstapa
> Coastal Regional Archery Marshal, Ansteorra
> eadric at scabrewer.com
> "Dewart, Charles R. --G3 Contractor (Anteon Corp)"
> <Charles.Dewart at hood.army.mil> 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
> > side. Then put what I call a battle smurf on it. A battle smurf is two
> > 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.
> > that the distance from where the string rests to the back of the taped
> > is not more than 28 inches.
> > Gilli
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