View Full Version : Wanted Wanted carbon arrows!
08-22-2007, 07:13 PM
I am in need of one or two heavy duty carbon arrows. There are no archery shops near me and the cost of a dozen arrows is too high when you only need one. I'd like a Black Hawk Vapor 5000 or equivalent. Any good pure carbon arrow for a 70 to 90# bow. These are very stiff and make an excellent fuselage shaft. Thanks guys!
08-22-2007, 07:49 PM
It is getting close to archery season, and I know my Walmart already has arrows out.
08-22-2007, 09:29 PM
Why don't you try a well-stocked Kite Shop (http://gwtw-kites.com/listbycategory.asp?cat=Framing) and get the tubes from there? Use the "Skyshark Straight Rods (P Series)" link for the size you probably need. If you don't see what you're looking for, call them - Steve and Chris are very knowledgeable friends.
The tubes and rods we use for kites are normally seconds from the arrow shaft manufacturers, because kites (and airplanes) don't need a shaft to be concentric and straight within .0005. My kites and airplanes can live well with a couple of thousandths of tolerance! :tc:
08-22-2007, 11:33 PM
Good Idea! Thanks! I do have a Wal Mart 20 miles away, but the kite tubes sound great.
09-06-2007, 11:52 PM
09-07-2007, 12:29 AM
Thanks! Someone else told me about the Black Hawks and said to try to get the 5000 series.
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