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#1 7pointbuck

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Posted 16 July 2008 - 08:03 AM

saw these at bass pro, seems like a simple fix to fletch your on shafts, but will they last?
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Posted 16 July 2008 - 11:58 AM

Hi Bill!

I looked them up on the internet and the reviews were very good, I will give them a try!

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Posted 16 July 2008 - 12:04 PM

They supply dried "glue dots" in the package to put on the arrow shaft while
dunking to keep the wrap sleeve from just sliding off the arrow when done.
So, I don't see why durability would be anymore of an issue than standard fletch.

That Said:

Helical or offset is added by hand while shrinking down the tube to the arrow.
I still see no way to effectively keep that uniform from arrow to arrow. :ermm:

I'll stick to fletching up Blazers at this time. :)

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Posted 16 July 2008 - 01:18 PM

Helical or offset is added by hand while shrinking down the tube to the arrow.
I still see no way to effectively keep that uniform from arrow to arrow. :ermm:


Yep, the only option I'm aware of is straight fletch. Yes you can add an offset by twisting it while it cools. I do agree with Jeremiah, I can't see how you could be consistent.

That offset or helical is important. Even fieldtips and expandables fly better when the arrow spins some.

Edited by Leo, 16 July 2008 - 01:19 PM.

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