ARCH - Fw: Test results 160 siloflex and wood shafts

Dave Pearcy dpearcy at
Fri Apr 27 21:56:13 PDT 2001

Greetings Lord Eadric

In response to your questions:

The two that I've made are very stable in flight!

We use 1 1/2 UHMW tapered blunts with 1/2 inch foam on the tip.

At the distance of 15 paces, they strike about a half inch lower on the target.
I live in a city and have not had time to get out to the country to test. Will
do so on Sunday!

I've tried two different lengths 1/2 and 3/4 inch top measurement. I like the
shorter one better ... same flight characteristics but lighter. Both were shot
out of a 595 inch pound crossbow.

I will continue to work on this problem to find an easy to assemble solution. I
have not been able to find a glue that will stick to polyethylene. Any ideas?


Lord Deicyn Moel
Acting Master of Arrows, Barony of Borealis
Principality of Avacal, An Tir

Eadric Anstapa wrote:

> How well do they fly?
> What types of blunts do you have?
> Have you compared flight distance to fletched shafts?
> Have you checked slightly longer tubes to compare flight characteristics?
> The more data the better.
> Regards,
> Lord Eadric Anstapa
> Coastal Regional Archery Marshal, Ansteorra
> eadric at
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dave Pearcy" <dpearcy at>
> To: <ansteorra-archery at>
> Sent: Friday, April 27, 2001 9:40 PM
> Subject: Re: ARCH - Fw: Test results 160 siloflex and wood shafts
> > Greetings Gilli
> >
> > I to have been experimenting with the siloflex ABD on my crossbow bolts.
> I'm
> > only using 1/2 inch (top) piece of tube and attaching it with waxed
> polyester
> > string to the fiberglass shafts. It works! I have two photo's I could send
> you
> > if you'd like to see? ~300K in size
> >
> > Deicyn
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