Installing Wishbone Inserts



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In your MAKO Attack Pack Tool Kit you will need:

  • B) Food grade silicone
  • C) Measure tape
  • D) Pliers
  • F) Scissors
  • H) Lighter

You will also need:

NOTE: Bridle wishbones are to be used only with shafts with "Sharkfin Tabs" or shafts with "rounded notches". "Unrounded notched shafts" will cut through bridle wishbones.

WARNING: Some speros will file their notches to accept bridle wishbones, however this process weakens an already weaker shaft and increases the chance of a broken shaft.

MAKO Spearguns offers only high quality shafts with "Sharkfin Tabs" that are almost 50% stronger than notched spears.

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Sharkfin Tabbed Shafts

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Smooth Notch Shafts

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Sharp Notch Shafts


STEP 1
Spray rounded end of wishbone insert with food grade silicone and insert into tubing.

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STEP 2
Use band tying line to tie a constrictor knot. Line up constrictor knot and use pliers to tighten know. YOU MUST PULL HARD! Then turn tubing over and tie a 2nd constrictor know on the back side of the tubing.

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STEP 3
Remove excess material and burn ends to prevent fraying

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STEP 4
Measure and cut Dyneema wishbone material and burn ends to prevent from fraying. Then tie in to wishbone inserts.

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