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My alternative to banding

Post by longbow joe » Mon Feb 13, 2017 4:57 pm

:wink: :wink: Image[/URL]l wanted to share the way l have been "banding" my cabellas lazer strike 2s. These broadheads are rated for 4oo fps and my fastest bow is a 355 l have never had a problem with the o ring at all in the past but as a precaution l have been putting a micro dollip of clear rtv silicone on the front of the blades. I have actually shot numerous skunks n critters in the yard and got full deployment even with the 260 fps vixen. As said only a dollip not gluing to oblivia. My friend shoots the combo with a 405 no issues. Just wanted to share if you were interested.
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Re: My alternative to banding

Post by Boo » Mon Feb 13, 2017 5:15 pm

That's a great idea! Silicone is perfect!
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Re: My alternative to banding

Post by flightattendant100 » Mon Feb 13, 2017 6:36 pm

I put that Chit on everything 'cept ice cream! :lol: :lol: :lol:
I have never had it not hold whatever I was trying to secure.

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Re: My alternative to banding

Post by newbie » Mon Feb 13, 2017 9:05 pm

That one will go in my bag of tricks!
great idea
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Re: My alternative to banding

Post by xcaliber » Mon Feb 13, 2017 9:29 pm

Those with the bands are awesome, good idea Joe!
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Re: My alternative to banding

Post by SEW » Tue Feb 14, 2017 8:00 am

Great idea! However, the entire idea that arrow speed is what causes premature opening is totally bogus. It's the rate of acceleration. Most recurve xbows have greater acceleration rates than even the fastest compounds. Putting speed #s on broadheads by manufacturers likely helps sell broadheads but is meaningless.

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Re: My alternative to banding

Post by longbow joe » Tue Feb 14, 2017 8:56 am

I here you .Thats the whole idea of the extra glue . Im with you in thinking the 400 fps is over rated and i need a little more.lt cant hurt to have a little more as long as the thing still reliability opens.
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Re: My alternative to banding

Post by Boo » Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:25 am

I wonder if silicone is a cure for worn out retention clips?
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Re: My alternative to banding

Post by longbow joe » Tue Feb 14, 2017 3:42 pm

Ive been messing around with the teflon schwacker bands no conclusion yet .
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Re: My alternative to banding

Post by rein1 » Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:54 am

Yea a little bit of silicone sounds good with venison ...

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Re: My alternative to banding

Post by mreyner » Wed Feb 15, 2017 9:31 am

Have always worried about pre blade opening never thought of this. Thanks

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Re: My alternative to banding

Post by wsisk » Wed Feb 15, 2017 7:48 pm

longbow joe wrote::wink: :wink: Image[/URL]l wanted to share the way l have been "banding" my cabellas lazer strike 2s. These broadheads are rated for 4oo fps and my fastest bow is a 355 l have never had a problem with the o ring at all in the past but as a precaution l have been putting a micro dollip of clear rtv silicone on the front of the blades. I have actually shot numerous skunks n critters in the yard and got full deployment even with the 260 fps vixen. As said only a dollip not gluing to oblivia. My friend shoots the combo with a 405 no issues. Just wanted to share if you were interested.
Are you applying with blades closed or are you opening them a bit then applying
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Re: My alternative to banding

Post by longbow joe » Thu Feb 16, 2017 12:47 pm

Glue closed ...only a little bit on a toothpick is all ive been doing.
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Re: My alternative to banding

Post by wsisk » Thu Feb 16, 2017 1:33 pm

Ok Thanks
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Re: My alternative to banding

Post by IronNoggin » Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:30 pm

What is the advantage over the band?

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