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(Topic ID: 205592)

Lifted (Sort Of) Arrow Inserts


By John_In_WI

2 years ago



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#1 2 years ago

Recently picked up a Williams Blackout. Many of the arrow inserts are lifting at the pointy end only. If I apply enough pressure I can push the tips back to being flush with the PF.

The PF is pretty much shot and my long term plan is to install a Hardtop, if they ever do them. For that, the PF needs to be sanded and I think the raised part of the inserts are too high to simply sand them flush.

My question is, do I push them flat as is and attempt to re-glue them, or pull them out and re-glue the whole thing?

#2 2 years ago

IMO, you're going to expend just as much effort to try to re-glue just the end as you would the whole thing, and still run the risk of it getting heaved up again. I would pull them and flush-clamp them and then glue them.

#3 2 years ago
Quoted from John_In_WI:

My question is, do I push them flat as is and attempt to re-glue them, or pull them out and re-glue the whole thing?

I would take them out completely, clean up the area, replace and reglue.

#4 2 years ago

Your inserts are probably cupped and warped. Pretty common on
Blackout and Firepower.

#5 2 years ago

Remove inserts. Lightly heat with heat gun to flatten. Re glue

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