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Best Fletching glue
Contributors to this thread:
c5ken 03-Jun-22
Castle Oak 03-Jun-22
swp 03-Jun-22
darralld 03-Jun-22
Ambush 03-Jun-22
Supernaut 03-Jun-22
RT 03-Jun-22
Kodiak 03-Jun-22
Blood 03-Jun-22
Boatman71 03-Jun-22
c5ken 03-Jun-22
No Mercy 03-Jun-22
nmwapiti 03-Jun-22
Ucsdryder 03-Jun-22
Kevin Speicher 03-Jun-22
groundhunter50 03-Jun-22
LUNG$HOT 03-Jun-22
Scrappy 03-Jun-22
ELKMAN 05-Jun-22
ahunter76 05-Jun-22
carcus 05-Jun-22
Matt 05-Jun-22
Dale06 05-Jun-22
PAOH 05-Jun-22
W8N4RUT 05-Jun-22
Swampbuck 08-Jun-22
TGbow 08-Jun-22
keepemsharp 04-Sep-23
kentuckbowhnter 04-Sep-23
bowhunter55 04-Sep-23
Glunt@work 04-Sep-23
Buffalo1 04-Sep-23
sundowner 05-Sep-23
Shoe 05-Sep-23
From: c5ken
So I tried several different fletching glues. But just haven't found one that I'm completely satisfied with. What are you guys using?

From: Castle Oak
Bohning blazer bond. Proper prep of both arrow and fletching is key to good adhesion.

From: swp
x2 on the above statement. I've found arrow wraps help with the glue holding the fletching.

From: darralld
Fletching tape. I will never go back to glue.

From: Ambush
I find "instant" bonding glues eventually fail. I've been using Bohning Fletch-Tite Platinum for many, many years on aluminum and carbon arrows. No fancy prep, just sand the shaft, clean the shaft and vane base with alcohol. It takes a bit longer to fletch a dozen arrows, but not significantly.

From: Supernaut
I shoot feathers.

On carbons and aluminums I use an arrow wrap, fletch tape on the feathers and then a small drop of Fletch Tite Platinum on the leading and tailing edge of each feather. My fletching stays on and I'm hard on my arrows, lots of stumping behind the house and shots at ground hogs.

Best of luck in your search!

From: RT
Loc Tite Control Gel and good prep.

From: Kodiak
Tape mo betta.

From: Blood
Gorilla Glue with the blue top. Use any primer pen on your fletches. You can’t pull off your fletchings with pliers. Don’t over think this.

From: Boatman71
Gorilla Glue with blue top. It costs 4.50 a tube and can be found anywhere. The vane will fail before it come off the shaft. Simple and effective. I fletch hundreds of arrows per year with this glue. Just my 2 cents :-)

From: c5ken
Thanks for the info...

From: No Mercy
the G5 blue glue works awesome!

From: nmwapiti
I've found getting the glue on the complete contact surface of the vane is more important than the glue. I have used various super glue gels for years and years. Always got decent life, but would have an occasional failure. When I started using the bottles with the wider application tip the bond dramatically improved. My vanes don't come off for years now.

From: Ucsdryder
Loctite gel

I've been using goat tuff with no issues

I have used Bohning forever, no issues,,,,,,,,,,,,, good luck


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This. Just clean shaft first and done. Super easy.

From: Scrappy
Yup loctite for sure.

Flex bond for me

From: ahunter76

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what supenaut said.. I had a shop/lanes 18 years & made nearly every arrow that went out the door + now I build/repair mine & 8 family members. Wood, Aluminums, Carbons, fiberglass fletch with feathers & vanes over 6 decades. Bare shaft, painted, wraps & never a problem & always Fletch tite. Just finished Carbons for kids. 1 set feathers, 1 set blazers bare shafts with Platinum plus fletch tite

From: carcus
Fletch tite platinum and the AAE max bond have worked well with me

From: Matt
Gorilla Glue w the blue top.

From: Dale06
I’ve used fletch tite platinum for years. Works great.

From: PAOH
Saunders NPV for me

From: W8N4RUT
loctite superglue gel. keep it simple.

From: Swampbuck
Always had good luck with pine ridge. Keep it in the fridge in a ziplock

From: TGbow
Saunders NPV glue is good stuff.

From: keepemsharp
Fletch tape, will never go back.

I have used fletchtite platinum for years. Works great.

From: bowhunter55
As some of the other guys, Gorilla Glue with the blue top. Best I've ever used.

From: Glunt@work
I use Gorilla blue top as well. Feathers on carbon or on painted carbons. Duco when fetching wood shafts. I let them sit 20 minutes since feathers have a natural bend that fights where they need to stay.

From: Buffalo1
Bohning Fletch-Tite Platinum- have used for many year with no issues. Have used on aluminum, graphite & vinyl wraps.

From: sundowner
The best vane glue I've found is Great Planes Pro CA (cyanoacrylate). It's available at hobby stores. Clean the aluminum or carbon shaft and the vane base with acetone, apply a thin coat of medium viscosity Pro CA, bone them together in your Bitz, and you're done. Takes about 15 seconds to set, or you can spray with Zip Kicker for instant set. I've never had a failure, even with many a target pass-thru.

From: Shoe
Big Jim’s hot melt, the very best I’ve found.

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