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Ok, so I am a bit of a bonehead...

I was shooting at my block yesterday, the backstop being my detached garage. I had a momentary sneezing attack, damn sinus infection, while at full draw. In a effort to let down, I happened to release the arrow. it missed the block a few inches high. When I came to, all I saw was a small slit in the garage wall. Oops. That was the least of it. The arrow had proceded to pass through the garage wall, through a tub of all purpose grease, then it made its way through 3 quarts of motor oil and came to rest, stuck into a wooden shelf after, of course, knocking it and all it contents off my bench....into a pool of greasy oil. You can imagine the mess....

So, my question is, how do you remove a delightful mixture of grease and motoroil from an arrow, broadhead, and vanes so that it may return to my quiver?

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whew !

(1)a bunch of denatured alcohol.

(2)light bath with non-abrasive soaps

(3)most likely refletch {depending on the condition of your vanes}

(4)if that doesn't work then save that one for the groundhog shoots.

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Any commercial degreaser will suffice.

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Don't miss your target and you won't have to do this again and you won't have to come up with another outlandish excuse as to why you missed.:darkbeer:

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here ya go

SIMPLE GREEN....full strength...

you won't have to refletch or anything... we use this stuff everyday at work for grease and oil and other petro products
 

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Funny story. Funniest thing is you seem more concerned about the arrow than the hole in the siding.

I'd try some kind of contact cleaner/degreaser spray. Something like a can of gun scrubber should do the trick.
 

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3L_Archer said:
Don't miss your target and you won't have to do this again and you won't have to come up with another outlandish excuse as to why you missed.:darkbeer:
what fun would that be :darkbeer:

seriously though, just went from a wrist strap to a t handle with thumb trigger. pulled the trigger when letting down...:eek:
 

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YEAH,YEAH THAT'S IT I SNEEZED WHEN I SHOT A HOLE IN MY POLE BARN.....WISH I WOULD OF THOUGHT OF THAT MYSELF......:confused:
 

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By the way, the stinger, cx300 and blazers are in fine condition after its harrowing ordeal, just a bit slick and smelly.

I'll give the SG a try.

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If it were me, I'd clean it up and consider it another practice arrow.
 

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i would think any liquid dishsoap would work. they are degreasers
 

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Ok, so I am a bit of a bonehead...

I was shooting at my block yesterday, the backstop being my detached garage. I had a momentary sneezing attack, damn sinus infection, while at full draw. In a effort to let down, I happened to release the arrow. it missed the block a few inches high. When I came to, all I saw was a small slit in the garage wall. Oops. That was the least of it. The arrow had proceded to pass through the garage wall, through a tub of all purpose grease, then it made its way through 3 quarts of motor oil and came to rest, stuck into a wooden shelf after, of course, knocking it and all it contents off my bench....into a pool of greasy oil. You can imagine the mess....

So, my question is, how do you remove a delightful mixture of grease and motoroil from an arrow, broadhead, and vanes so that it may return to my quiver?

Thanks:confused:
:ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: I'm sorry but I visualized as I read your post and that is funny!

Take some 5-56 and spray the heavy crap off, then use alcohol and then my homemade scent killer :wink:
 

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What are your garage walls made of?
 

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What are your garage walls made of?
Its a 1920's detached one car garage. Just couple of 1x8s and 80 years of paint...

Thanks for the tips. I got it pretty clean with Simple green, but cant seem to get rid of the grease smell.
 
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