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Bohning Fletch-Tite Platinum Fletching Glue

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Item Number: 5053X
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Price: $5.99 - $18.75
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Bohning Fletch-Tite Platinum Fletching Glue
 
4.4

(based on 85 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (57)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (59)
  • Functional (41)
  • All weather (36)
  • Easy to use (19)
  • Improves experience (15)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hunting (45)
    • Practice (32)
    • All weather (27)
    • Competition (27)
    • Target practice (20)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (42), Competitive archer (24), Expert archer (9), Beginner (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (36)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    New take on an old friend:

    Fletch-Tite is an "old reliable" product that is almost an industry standard. The relatively new "Platinum is an improvement on the older product in my opinion. It gives up none...Read complete review

    Fletch-Tite is an "old reliable" product that is almost an industry standard. The relatively new "Platinum is an improvement on the older product in my opinion. It gives up none of the advantages, and sets faster, and is more compatible with different shaft finishes, gives better ahdesion. Cuts toal fletching time, by my estimate, by about 25-30%

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not the OLD Fletch-tite

    This is definitely not the old fletch-tite.I have been fletching arrows for over 30 yrs and have never had feathers fall off till using Platinum. They fell off within 3 weeks of being fletched,...Read complete review

    This is definitely not the old fletch-tite.I have been fletching arrows for over 30 yrs and have never had feathers fall off till using Platinum. They fell off within 3 weeks of being fletched, and not with heavy use.

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    5.0

    Good product, used it for years

    By Deer hunter

    from Decorah Iowa

    About Me Expert Archer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • All Weather
    • Durable
    • Functional
    • Improves Experience

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Weather
      • Competition
      • Good Weather
      • Hunting
      • Practice

      Comments about Bohning Fletch-Tite Platinum Fletching Glue:

      It is a all around great product

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      • No

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      5.0

      Extremely strong and fast drying

      By Andy

      from Toms River, New Jersey

      About Me Recreational Archer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Improves Experience

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practice

        Comments about Bohning Fletch-Tite Platinum Fletching Glue:

        Very, very convenient

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        • No

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        4.0

        Gets em tight.

        By Jim

        from Central Alabama

        About Me Competitive Archer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent Results
        • Easy to apply
        • Quick To Dry

        Cons

        • Over Priced
        • Poor Value

        Best Uses

        • Fletching Glue

        Comments about Bohning Fletch-Tite Platinum Fletching Glue:

        I use this ti attach fletching to bare arrow shafts. It does a good job, but I have always believed that they charge too much for what you get.

        Service and delivery comments:

        As always, 3 Rivers Archery were fast and efficient.

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        • No

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        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        No longer for aluminum with feathers

        By Chaser

        from Alberta, Canada

        About Me Expert Archer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Bohning Fletch-Tite Platinum Fletching Glue:

              Used this product for 15yrs in the white tube with no problem. Finally ran out and used the platinum this year. Same procedure as always, 5 in feathers on cleaned XX75 aluminum. Shot all summer at 3D (in dry weather) worked fine. This fall during hunting, was out in soaking weather. The next morning I grabbed my bow to head out and half the feathers fell off on their own. The others I could pull off easily. Never had a problem with the old glue in the rain. Had to leave camp cause all I had was a tube of platinum with my jig. Thanks for changing a good product and leading us to believe it wood still do the same job. I see that platinum is now only recommended for carbon.

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              1.0

              This is not your Father's fletching glue

              By Old Timer

              from Rolla, MO

              About Me Recreational Archer

              Pros

              • Easy to apply

              Cons

              • Poor Permanent Adhesion

              Best Uses

              • Hobby Craft Models

              Comments about Bohning Fletch-Tite Platinum Fletching Glue:

              I've used Bohning original Fletch-Tite glue for over 50 years with nothing but excellent results----until I fletched with their Platinum glue. I've even found long-lost wood and aluminum arrows, shot at squirrels years earlier, with the fletching still tight on the shafts. Recently I fletched an extra half dozen Easton Legacy shafts with feathers for an elk hunt using Platinum glue. All the feathers peeled off within one week. These shafts had even been previously fletched with the old Fletch-Tite glue. I stripped the old fletching off, cleaned the shaft with Comet, acetone, and then lacquer thinner, and proceeded to fletch with my Platinum. Fortunately I had many other shafts fletched years earlier with the "old-style" glue. My Platinum tube says to use on aluminum shafting. The glue did adhere to the feathers, but did not bond to the aluminum shaft. I gave this a 1 rating just because Mr. Bohning (deceased) is from my hometown. He would not be very pleased (or stand for) this product today.

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              1.0

              Lousy Product

              By Ontario

              from North Bay, Ontario, Canada

              About Me Expert Archer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Can't Take A Temperature

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Bohning Fletch-Tite Platinum Fletching Glue:

                  The tube of glue I purchased about 4 moths ago notes it is suitable for aluminum shafts. I note that Bohning no longer stale dates the tubes as they used to. I note too, that NEW tubes on dealers shelves do not recommend this product for aluminum shafts and Bohning no longer suggests it on their web site. I should have taken 3 Rivers recommendations up front as this product ruined a once-in-a-lifetime Traditional Elk Hunt for me. This is bad business for Bohning.

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                  4.0

                  Incompatible with Gasket Lacquer

                  By SKreiger

                  from Issaquah, WA

                  About Me Recreational Archer

                  Pros

                  • All Weather
                  • Durable
                  • Functional

                  Cons

                  • Compatibility

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Bohning Fletch-Tite Platinum Fletching Glue:

                    This is an excellent fletching glue. However, as with all adhesives, make sure to do your homework on the substrates you intend to bond. I tried to use this to put Trueflight feathers on 3Rivers pre-finished wooden hunter shafts, and it did not work. Turns out MEK-based adhesives do not bond to gasket lacquer.

                    Service and delivery comments:

                    Even though this has to ship ground, I still received in Washington State 5 days after placing my order. As always, great service 3Rivers!

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                    • No

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                    1.0

                    bad batch

                    By paul

                    from georgia

                    About Me Recreational Archer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Bohning Fletch-Tite Platinum Fletching Glue:

                          had to leave in the jig over an hour for each feather. very slow cure time.

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                          5.0

                          So far so good

                          By Hunterman57

                          from Rochester, NY

                          About Me Expert Archer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • All Weather
                          • Durable
                          • Functional
                          • Improves Experience
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Bohning Fletch-Tite Platinum Fletching Glue:

                              So far this glue is holding up pretty well. I had a few feathers come off during the first few rounds but I think that was due to the way I fletched them. Overall the glue is easy to work with.

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                              5.0

                              almost like super glue

                              By Ric

                              from New Boston, MI

                              About Me Recreational Archer

                              Pros

                              • All Weather
                              • Durable
                              • Functional
                              • Improves Experience

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • All Weather
                                • Competition
                                • Good Weather
                                • Hunting
                                • Practice
                                • Reenactment

                                Comments about Bohning Fletch-Tite Platinum Fletching Glue:

                                This glue is very sticky it bonds most things instantly, though when fletching arrows, i wait 10 mins between feathers to allow good bonding time. The only bad thing is simultaneously the great thing about it, and that is the quick adhesion. I would recommend using gloves when using this product.

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