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Old 09-30-2012, 05:30 PM   #1
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Default fletching weight?

How much heavier are NAP quickfletch compared to your average 3in feather?
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Old 09-30-2012, 05:39 PM   #2
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How much heavier are NAP quickfletch compared to your average 3in feather?
3-4 times heavier.
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Old 09-30-2012, 05:55 PM   #3
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Thought about it but did not know how much difference it would make. Can u tell a difference in arrow flight?
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Old 09-30-2012, 06:07 PM   #4
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i was shooting nockturnals with 3in feathers then tried some quickfletchs on some arrows and they shoot low, but dead on with normal nocks.
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Old 09-30-2012, 06:15 PM   #5
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You 3" feathers weigh about 1.5gr each.A 2" plastic vane will weigh about 6gr each plus the sleeve they are on.I would think your looking at 20 to 25 gr more with the quick fletch.

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Old 09-30-2012, 06:31 PM   #6
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and since its a heavier arrow you just can move the whole housing up you have to change the gaps in the pins also right?
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Old 09-30-2012, 06:37 PM   #7
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NAP Quikfletch weighs 32 grains total. A Blazer vane (being about the lightest) weighs 5 grains each so 3 grains is 15 plus weight of glue is going to be approx 10 for a total of 25 grains.
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Old 09-30-2012, 06:39 PM   #8
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NAP Quikfletch weighs 32 grains total. A Blazer vane (being about the lightest) weighs 5 grains each so 3 grains is 15 plus weight of glue is going to be approx 10 for a total of 25 grains.
but what about a 3in feather with glue?
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Old 09-30-2012, 06:40 PM   #9
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I can't tell a difference between the two they hit the same spot
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Old 09-30-2012, 06:41 PM   #10
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Personally, I haven't weighed any feathers but I do know the are lighter than a vane. Probably can look on their website and it will tell you. Sorry that I am not much help.
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I can't tell a difference between the two they hit the same spot
between which two?
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Old 09-30-2012, 06:43 PM   #12
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and since its a heavier arrow you just can move the whole housing up you have to change the gaps in the pins also right?
Is your bow maxed out on draw weight?
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Old 09-30-2012, 07:02 PM   #13
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Just wanted to let you know Bohning makes one called Instafletch made with Blazer vanes that is about $20 a dozen cheaper than Quickfletch.
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Old 09-30-2012, 07:08 PM   #14
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Just wanted to let you know Bohning makes one called Instafletch made with Blazer vanes that is about $20 a dozen cheaper than Quickfletch.
??? I just bought a dozen Quikfletch for $32. I'd like to know where I can buy a dozen Instafletch for 12 bucks bc I'm going to be all over this like stink of chit! Please provide me details.
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Old 09-30-2012, 07:19 PM   #15
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Lancaster has Quickfletch for $50 a dozen and Instafletch for $28 a dozen.
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Old 09-30-2012, 07:29 PM   #16
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3 Blazers fletched weigh 18 grains.
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Old 09-30-2012, 07:33 PM   #17
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Lancaster has Quickfletch for $50 a dozen and Instafletch for $28 a dozen.
When you add 5 bucks for shipping on the Instafletch, I still ordered and received my Quikfletch for a dollar cheaper. I am not opposed to anyone shooting them but the info you are given can be misleading. Shop around.
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Old 09-30-2012, 07:36 PM   #18
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1.7 grains is what my scale shows, yes with a line of glue on the feather.

That is Parabolic feather, I don't have any shield cut
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Old 09-30-2012, 07:44 PM   #19
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I shoot the NAP 2" twisters and they shoot better than 3" vanes for me. My $.02
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Old 09-30-2012, 08:06 PM   #20
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When you add 5 bucks for shipping on the Instafletch, I still ordered and received my Quikfletch for a dollar cheaper. I am not opposed to anyone shooting them but the info you are given can be misleading. Shop around.
I don't shoot them so I really don't give a d*** what they cost I was just looking in the catalog and saw the price difference between the two.
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