Nock-out

Good tip with using the old screw to help remove the broken nock. I’ve used the same technique and it works well.

Scrapyard Archery

One problem associated with tightening groups is nock damage.

As you can see in the below picture, sometimes they get pretty much destroyed. This leaves very little to get a grip on when trying to remove them.

IMG_0766

All hope is not lost, however. As you can see from the closeup on the left, there is a small hole in the middle of the nock. Take a fine screw and screw it into this hole a little way (far enough to be secure). I used a guitar pickup screw as these tend to be very slim.

IMG_0767IMG_0768

This gives you a more secure point of contact to pull on compared to the remainder of the nock itself, effectively using the screw like a corkscrew. Grab your pliers and give it a tug, the nock should come free fairly easily.

IMG_0770IMG_0771

All that remains is to inset the replacement nock, and turn to the…

View original post 50 more words

Advertisements

One comment on “Nock-out

Feel free to leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s