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Old 01-07-2007, 08:57 PM
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the top layer on one of my carbon arrows is starting to peel off is it safe to shoot or should i just throw it away?
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Old 01-07-2007, 09:14 PM
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Pitch it.
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Old 01-08-2007, 06:19 AM
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mine have doin this and i think it is safe if they are not peeling to bad.
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Old 01-08-2007, 04:36 PM
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Don't take chances with carbon. If you have any suspicion it's not safe to shoot, then just don't shoot it.

Paying another 5-11$ an arrow is much better then a splintered arrow through your bow hand.

It would be in your best interest to just shoot it.
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Old 01-08-2007, 06:06 PM
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i've had them snap in half right at the riser once released... not safe man!!! save your arm; toss it.
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Old 01-08-2007, 07:00 PM
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I have seen some nasty pics of guys with a broke carbon arrow sticking out of their hand. I try to inspect my arrows regularly for any sign of damage. I they look anything less than perfect I pitch em, I don't want any part of an arrow sticking through my hand.
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Old 01-08-2007, 07:32 PM
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one of my arrows snaped an broke my WB i would't shoot it
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Old 01-08-2007, 09:11 PM
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the top layer on one of my carbon arrows is starting to peel off is it safe to shoot or should i just throw it away?
if it is a camo wrapped carbon arrow it is perfectly fine to shoot because all that is peeling is the wrap that is covering the carbon shaft


if you are shooting raw carbon shafts and you see the carbon peeling back it is time to get rid of it

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Old 01-09-2007, 09:58 AM
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If your carbon is showing any signs of fatigue, get rid of it. Better to toss it than have it come apart on release, and cause injury to you or someone else. The arrow is cheap compared to what it could cost.
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Old 01-09-2007, 12:19 PM
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don't risk it!!!

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