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Bohning Fletch-Tite Platinum Fletching Glue

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Item Number: 5053X
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Price: $5.99 - $18.99
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Bohning Fletch-Tite Platinum Fletching Glue
 
4.4

(based on 88 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (58)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (61)
  • Functional (43)
  • All weather (38)
  • Easy to use (19)
  • Improves experience (16)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hunting (46)
    • Practice (33)
    • All weather (28)
    • Competition (28)
    • Target practice (20)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (44), Competitive archer (24), Expert archer (10), Beginner (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (39)

    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.

    Reviewed by 88 customers

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    1.0

    Not an adhesive

    By Steve

    from Lafayette, CO

    About Me Recreational Archer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • NONE

    Cons

    • Does Not Adhere

    Best Uses

    • Scrapbooking

    Comments about Bohning Fletch-Tite Platinum Fletching Glue:

    Bohning wraps, Bohing Killer vanes, Bohning Platinum Fletch-Tite glue. If you thought this was a workable combination you'd be wrong. The vanes fell off without shooting. I went back to Aerovane AG0600 with the same vanes and wrappers and have again a durably fletched arrow.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    Great stuff for a very long time

    By Toxophilite John

    from Calimesa, CA

    About Me Expert Archer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Bohning Fletch-Tite Platinum Fletching Glue:

      I have relied on Fletch-Tite for decades to assemble and repair arrows. The only problem I've had is matching some shaft materials with some vanes.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      I like it on wood

      By mj

      from Michigan

      About Me Recreational Archer

      Pros

      • All Weather
      • Durable
      • Functional

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Bohning Fletch-Tite Platinum Fletching Glue:

          I shoot feather fletched wood, and until now I've used Duco almost exclusively. I decided to try Fletch-Tite Premium in part because of the nozzle design, which looked more precise that the wide nozzle on the Duco tube. Turns out it isuch easier to use, spills less, sticks as well or better than Duco and maybe dries a little faster, too. The slim nozzle also makes it easier to fill voids on a fletched arrow. I think I'll order a few more tubes.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          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

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            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

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              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.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (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.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    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.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    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.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        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!

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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