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    which is stronger aluminum or carbon fiber arrow shafts for toggles

    which is stronger aluminum or carbon fiber arrow shafts for togglesneo
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    If I'm correct it really doesn't matter strength wise since you are putting the weight on the knot not the toggle. The toggle is more of a place (knot) holder. Go with what weighs less and what you like.
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    Arrows are made to different shaft deflection amounts - shaft stiffness.

    I would choose aluminum due to carbon being more difficult to cut. For toggles a cheap aluminum shaft can be cut with hacksaw. I fear carbon would splinter.

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    They do need to resist crushing to some extent, and I think aluminum is better in that department.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tyler73 View Post
    Arrows are made to different shaft deflection amounts - shaft stiffness.

    I would choose aluminum due to carbon being more difficult to cut. For toggles a cheap aluminum shaft can be cut with hacksaw. I fear carbon would splinter.
    i can get piece of carbon already cut for free at an archery shopneo
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    Made mine last night out of a broken carbon arrow shaft and slept in the WBBB last night and today with zero problem. Pics coming soon.

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    I use carbon. I have also crushed carbon. But i still use carbon

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    I would think the alum would be more crush resistant than the carbon. Myself, I use a piece of solid plastic coat hanger cut to about 2- 3 inches.
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    You should go with whichever is lighter. If your knot in tied right, your whoopie should be around it and not be straining the toggle.

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    Alum. IMO.
    Test both and see how you like either. Know that either come in varying wall thickness', and that the thicker wall would be better.

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