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Lighted nock

Old 02-23-2009, 05:34 PM
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Imade my own lighted nock today.Watched the youtube video and decided to try it on crossbow bolts.I just got a pair of pliers and twisted and pulled the original nock out.It already had a small hole on the bottom of the nock.I found the right size drill bit and drilled.(not all the way through like the video).The light(Thill replacement light:Walmart $3.50)slide tight into the nock.I didnt have to use super glue or anything it was the perfect tightness.<not sure if thats a word.For the piece that goes in the arrow i just used a peice of a dow rod and drilled a hole in and glued the battery in itand pushed it down in and it fit tight.Tested it out about 10 times and worked perfectly every time.He are are some pictures

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Old 02-23-2009, 05:35 PM
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Old 02-23-2009, 05:38 PM
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(pic of when its lit)...........il post a pic of it in a target tomorrow.I was suprised how bright it was and how well and easy it worked.Didnt effect my accuracy one bit.


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Old 03-12-2009, 08:13 AM
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ogg were did you get the nocks from. Rich
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Old 03-17-2009, 05:58 AM
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Nice Job.
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Old 03-17-2009, 12:05 PM
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Excellent, A lot cheaper than buying them.
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Old 03-17-2009, 03:04 PM
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Excellent, A lot cheaper than buying them.
May be cheap but that nock isn't finished. Still needs a stop behind the battery to turn on the light. And the nock has to move just enough to turn on/off the light and yet not be so loose that it will pop out from impact.
I just bought a pack of Firenocks, they work great. Now instead of looking for an arrow that costs $6.00, I'll be looking for a $25 arrow!
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Old 03-19-2009, 10:06 AM
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Actually I only intend to use F nocks during low light conditions.
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Old 03-20-2009, 01:31 PM
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For the stopper that goies in the arrow i used a peice of dow wooden rod that i drilled a hole in the bottom,put glue on the battery and glue it in the hole.I just wiggle it out a a tad and when the string hits it it pushes the the light in then i wiggle it out a little to shut it off.kinda like the lumenocks but only costs me $3.50 for a ligt at walmart.(thill replacement bobber battery)i just bought some arrows and pulled the nocks out with pliers and used them.
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Old 03-20-2009, 01:53 PM
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Nice work, ogg. What kind of arrows are you buying that have the translucent nocks?
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