Cleaning blood off arrows

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  1. NC Archer

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    What's the best way anyone has found to clean blood off arrows to reuse?
     
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    Let them soak in water and dish soap scrub them off.
     
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    I just run em under water for a few minutes and wipe em off.
     
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    Thanks. I've been using rubbing alcohol. It works, but it leaves a residue.
     
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    Just water will do
     
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    Just licking the blood off works for me.
     
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    Beat me to it
     
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    also if done right away you can taste difference between lung and gut shot.:lol:
     
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    Gets the internal bloodhound fired up
     
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    kjstaudt86 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I use one of my scent wipes for the field and wipe them down.
     
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    Lick them clean?
     
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    Some people are just plain savages. Lol
     
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    Have to try the field wipes. Hadn't thought of that. :clap:
     
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    Let the blood dry and shoot it with the practice arrows.
     
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    water/ scrub brush and my kitchen sink, change blades and I'm ready to go again ... ..... I have other arrows to use, if in the field .. Ive used the same arrow to kill 7 deer in a row (Urban zone) ..... clean it, change blades or BH and kill again ... it only stopped when the deer rolled over on the arrow after the opposite leg stopped the pass thru and busted it .... still, total carnage with the hit ...
     
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    I usually grab a handful of leaves in the field to get the excess then soap and water later.
     
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    Soap and water


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    "That's right, dear. I can't use these arrows again. I'll have to buy more arrows for hunting." :biggrin:
     
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    I run them under the faucet and use a paper towel to wipe it off. Works good enough for me. Then go shoot another animal with them.
     
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    I run them through the car wash!
     

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