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Arrow 3S Overshot

The Arrow 3S auto-lock overshot combines with the DiscovOre head assembly combine to create a revolutionary new core barrel system that provides safety, speed and simplicity. The design of the system has eliminated the weak and potentially hazardous components of a standard core barrel, the spearhead and spring pins.


The Arrow 3S offers a much faster descent into the borehole. It features an arrow-shaped, spearhead design for minimal water resistance and has a smaller cross-section area, both of which allow it to cut through water quickly and reach the target faster. Depending on the size of the borehole, the Arrow 3S is up to 50% faster. It is designed to be centralized in the drill string for a faster, smoother pump.


Designed for use with the DiscovOre head assembly, an adaptor is available so the Arrow 3S can also be used with all standard head assemblies on the market.


  • Automatic locking overshot
  • Faster descent
  • Improved conversion head for all hole orientations
  • Improved latch engagement
  • Stabilized bearing assembly


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We are happy to announce that as of August 2, 2021, all Canadian Fordia offices will be making drill rigs available to their customers. In an earlier blog this year, we announced that drill rigs would be available for sale in the USA and that proved to be successful, so Canada will now join the USA in adding drill rigs to their portfolio of drilling equipment for the mineral exploration industry.

The mineral exploration industry has seen a lot of change in the last few years. One of the most common challenges is finding employees. Between the cyclic nature of the industry and the recent pandemic, many experienced drillers have left and replacing them has been difficult for many companies.

At the beginning of the year, we decided to update our popular eGuides so our customers would have the latest and greatest information. We started with our most popular guide on choosing the right core bit and are now in the process of taking each guide and updating its information to represent the many changes that have occurred over the last few years.

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