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Tru-Center V2 Taper Tool Complete

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Item Number: 5375
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Tru-Center V2 Taper Tool Complete
 
4.7

(based on 43 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (31)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (8)
  • Durable (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (23)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Superb tool

      I am using the new version of the Tru-Centre Taper tool (V2), I was a little worried that these pencil sharpener type tools would struggle on the Douglas Fir but was pleasantly surprised...Read complete review

      I am using the new version of the Tru-Centre Taper tool (V2), I was a little worried that these pencil sharpener type tools would struggle on the Douglas Fir but was pleasantly surprised that it shaved beautifully, no gouging as some had reported on harder woods.

      This thing is idiot proof (thankfully) and I just used a light pressure to shave what looks like to my beginners eye as a perfect taper. I believe that this version fixed a number of issues experienced on the original tool.

      It took me around 30 seconds per arrow per taper and again I would stress that a light pressure is all that is needed.

      This is a fantastic tool for sure, I used a silicon lubricant spray on the O-rings as opposed to Vaseline as recommended. I would recommend this above Vas or some other grease that is not petroleum based for greater longevity of the o-rings

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Tolerance too tight

      I bought this to taper arrows sold in my booth at medieval events. It has the heft and solid construction of a good tool. But the opening in each size guide is too tight...Read complete review

      I bought this to taper arrows sold in my booth at medieval events. It has the heft and solid construction of a good tool. But the opening in each size guide is too tight for the labeled shaft size if the shaft has been dipped in water base sealer or paint.

      I know, from years as a furniture refinisher that one coat of water base finish is as thick as 3 coats of nitrocellulose lacquer. So I have to do 5/16 shafts in the 11/32 guide, and 11/32 shafts in the 23/64 guide. I bought the optional 1/4 guide for youth arrows but that was a waste because I will have to use the 5/16 guide. Unfortunately there is nothing bigger than the 23/64 guide to accept 23/64 shafts.

      One solution would be to sell one size larger than 23/64 to accommodate 23/64 shafts that are finished with water base sealers or paint.

      Reviewed by 43 customers

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      5.0

      tru-center taper tool

      By 

      from Portland Oregon

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Port Orford Cedar Sharts

          Comments about Tru-Center V2 Taper Tool Complete:

          very well made piece of equipment

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          I would byu dthis produst again

          By 

          from Quispamsis NB Canada

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Tru-Center V2 Taper Tool Complete:

                Really works nice. had other tools and they were hard on the hands and did not have as nice of a finish on the nock taper

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Great Taper Tool

                By 

                from Myrtle Beach SC

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Works perfectly

                Cons

                • Tight Bore

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Tru-Center V2 Taper Tool Complete:

                  This taper tool is great, so much better than the little purple one, which didnt taper right in the first place, and broke after about 6 arrows. Got this one in and worked great, the only reason i didnt give 5 stars is that the bore is pretty tight, if you have any clear coat on the shaft, it might not fit, but simple fix for 5/16 or 11/32, you just use the attachment for the next size up, and its perfect, only problem is if you are using anything bigger than 11/32 you should taper before clear coating.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Best tool ever

                  By 

                  from New Castle, IN

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • easy to use

                  Cons

                  • Manual But Not A Problem

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Tru-Center V2 Taper Tool Complete:

                    It works just like it is discribed, if not better. I was nervous about tapering my own shafts but not any longer.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    5.0

                    A truly high quality tool

                    By 

                    from Dayton, Ohio

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Precise And Easy To Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Tru-Center V2 Taper Tool Complete:

                        The best taper tool I've ever used. It's the only one that has ever performed so well on harder woods like laminated birch. I love the double screw hold down for the blades. It keeps them from flexing up when starting the taper.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        4.0

                        Very well built and works great.

                        By 

                        from Republic of Texas

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Heavy Duty Versatile

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Tru-Center V2 Taper Tool Complete:

                            Very well made and easily adapts to different size shafts. Snug fit on bushings make for an accurate cut. I chuck in my lathe at a slow speed when doing more than a couple of shafts and can cut them in a few seconds that way.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No
                             
                            5.0

                            Very easy to use and fast! A+

                            By 

                            from Brooksville, FL

                            Verified Reviewer

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                                  Comments about Tru-Center V2 Taper Tool Complete:

                                  Just getting in to archery, I was not very knowledable about wood arrows. I purchased my first set of 12 fred bear arrows and they came without the points installed and no tapers. So after hunting around, this seemed to be the best tool for me since I will only be tapering 12 arrows at a time, maybe a few times a year. This tool is very easy to use and does an excellent job of putting a perfect taper on my arrows in a matter of seconds. I thought it was going to be a lot harder and take longer to do. If you can sharpen a pencil then you can use this tool. It is nice to be able to taper the nock end too if I ever need to. 3Rivers was super fast at shipping out my order. Very pleased. I ordered extra blades just in case but I imagine the blade that comes on it will last quite a while.

                                  Service and delivery comments:

                                  Very prompt delivery and arrived in perfect condition.

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No
                                   
                                  3.0

                                  Tolerance too tight

                                  By 

                                  from Wisconsin

                                  Verified Reviewer

                                  Pros

                                  • Consistent
                                  • Durable
                                  • Solid

                                  Cons

                                  • Opening too small

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Taper Arrows At Events

                                  Comments about Tru-Center V2 Taper Tool Complete:

                                  I bought this to taper arrows sold in my booth at medieval events. It has the heft and solid construction of a good tool. But the opening in each size guide is too tight for the labeled shaft size if the shaft has been dipped in water base sealer or paint.

                                  I know, from years as a furniture refinisher that one coat of water base finish is as thick as 3 coats of nitrocellulose lacquer. So I have to do 5/16 shafts in the 11/32 guide, and 11/32 shafts in the 23/64 guide. I bought the optional 1/4 guide for youth arrows but that was a waste because I will have to use the 5/16 guide. Unfortunately there is nothing bigger than the 23/64 guide to accept 23/64 shafts.

                                  One solution would be to sell one size larger than 23/64 to accommodate 23/64 shafts that are finished with water base sealers or paint.

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No
                                   
                                  5.0

                                  perfect tapers every time love it !!

                                  By 

                                  from defiance ohio

                                  Verified Buyer

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                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Tru-Center V2 Taper Tool Complete:

                                        this is a great tool. works perfectly every time

                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                        • No
                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Simple and durable.

                                        By 

                                        from Pittsford,NY

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                          Cons

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                                              Comments about Tru-Center V2 Taper Tool Complete:

                                              Simple and duarble tool. Easy to handle. Even blades can be replaced. I won't buy another, this tool ist enough:-)

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                                              • No

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