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Old 04-27-2012, 04:43 PM   #51
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Fantastic Post With Great Pictures, Thanks.
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Old 04-27-2012, 04:51 PM   #52
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Verk cool and had great detail.
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Old 05-08-2012, 02:38 PM   #53
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Have you tried the Arizona EZ Fletch? I have 2 and love them, I can glue all three fletchings at one time. Can probably fletch a dozen arrows within an hour easily, once you get the hang of it. But it still is sticky...
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Old 05-12-2012, 09:23 PM   #54
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Nope I haven't tried it. I though about getting one but the one I have won't break so i am going to stick with it for now. Actually if I get another fletching jig it will be something that does 4" vanes and larger. I would like to do another write up using the larger vanes with a different configuration or feathers.
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Old 05-21-2012, 10:07 PM   #55
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Thanks for the information.
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Old 06-05-2012, 12:02 PM   #56
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Thank you for the pics.
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Old 06-17-2012, 01:22 PM   #57
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How have I missed this
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Old 06-22-2012, 06:48 AM   #58
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Great little tutorial!
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Old 07-08-2012, 06:28 PM   #59
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Very helpful....thanks.
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Old 07-26-2012, 05:56 PM   #60
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How long did you wait for the glue to dry before you shoot it?
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Old 07-26-2012, 05:59 PM   #61
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How long did you wait for the glue to dry before you shoot it?
Guess that would depend on the glue. I waited till I got done with a dozen arrows.

Ragin' gave me an excellent tip. Put a dot of glue on the front and back of each fletching.
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Old 07-28-2012, 04:09 AM   #62
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here here
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Old 07-28-2012, 06:45 PM   #63
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I wait until the next day. Probably overkill but it hasn't failed me yet. Like TallTexan said also a dot of glue on the front and back of each fletching is a good idea.
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Old 07-30-2012, 04:32 PM   #64
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Now I want to go start refletching my own arrows. Great piece!!!
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Old 07-30-2012, 04:41 PM   #65
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Now I want to go start re-fletching my own arrows. Great piece!!!
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Old 08-09-2012, 06:40 AM   #66
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awesome walk thru! thanks very much I've been having trouble simply because I tried to just do it thinking that it couldn't be hard, which its not, but ignorance is a bad thing lol thanks again



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Old 08-09-2012, 07:27 AM   #67
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Same process I use but I'm having a hard time getting my fletches to stay on my A/C/C's. Some of them glue on real tight and some come off after a few shots. I can't figure out what I'm doing wrong.
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Old 08-09-2012, 10:28 PM   #68
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I had the same thing on a few on the first try. I made sure I cleaned them really well after that and rinsed them with warm soapy water after that. I also went and bought some new glue and I haven't had any issues since then. Good luck.
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Old 08-13-2012, 09:48 PM   #69
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Great write up, I'm a newbie so this is just the kind of thing I needed to know to start shooting and repairing my own arrows.
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Old 08-14-2012, 10:17 PM   #70
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great job
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Old 09-20-2012, 02:29 PM   #71
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You ever use the quick fletch? kinda skeptical about using them..Anyone care to share experiences?
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Old 09-20-2012, 02:48 PM   #72
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hey thanks this will help alot
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Old 10-08-2012, 08:44 PM   #73
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nice
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Old 11-06-2012, 08:08 PM   #74
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Thank you! Best instruction I've seen on the subject.
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Old 11-29-2012, 10:31 AM   #75
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I have a question for any one about arrow fletching

Arrow fletching is a time consuming process to do correctly and flecthing at a pro shop is costly. What do think about NAP quik fletch system? I'm short on time and money and these wont be for my quality arrows they are for my crossbow bolts, I got them at a yard sale and they need to be reflecthed.
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Old 11-29-2012, 10:39 AM   #76
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Old 12-19-2012, 10:54 PM   #77
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great job!
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Old 01-23-2013, 10:08 AM   #78
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Just wanted to pt the heads up out there. There's a ****** new shop in Oak Hill just west of Austin. They have a pretty sweet range and do a **** good job with my stuff! I'm sure I'm not the first to tell yall about it but still wanted to put it out there.Check em out and let me know what you think!!
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Old 01-23-2013, 10:12 AM   #79
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How much was that jig?
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Old 01-23-2013, 10:15 PM   #80
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I can't even remember. I have had it for a while. One time the part that holds the fletching in place warped but I contacted bohning and they replaced it for free. It wasn't very expensive. The only thing I don't care for is that you can only use the blazer vanes.
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Old 02-24-2013, 09:20 PM   #81
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Good job!
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Old 02-27-2013, 05:43 PM   #82
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Great Info.
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Old 02-27-2013, 07:17 PM   #83
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Awesome! Thanks
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Old 05-02-2013, 11:28 PM   #84
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Great info thanks for the post! Always new stuff to learn in the hunting world! Was hopeing someone here could answer a question about sights. I just go a new trophy ridge 5 pin sight for my mathews drenalin and i set it up to the same length away from the riser that my last sight was and it has like 3-4 inches hanging off the back of the riser. There are 5 sets of holes for the bolts to screw it into the bow i dont really like how that looks and was wondering if it really mattered how close the sight was and if so would it be bad to cut the access off. Thanks for any info in advance!
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Old 05-03-2013, 08:00 AM   #85
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The holes are there to adjust the distance from the riser. Som people gave a hard time focusing on objects close up. I've heard the further from the riser the pins are, the easier it is to focus on them. Also it helps to balance the weight of the bow. gets more weight out front if you want it. IMO you wouldn't want to cut the excess off, that would basically destroy the value of the sight. Move the sight out some more. Play with the distance. You may like it. It want change anything about how the bow is sighted in. Hope this helps
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Old 05-05-2013, 11:24 AM   #86
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I figured it wouldnt make much difference. Thanks for the advise will move change it up and see how it works and feels. Thanks again!
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Old 08-04-2013, 11:53 AM   #87
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Great instructions. Thanks
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Old 09-17-2013, 01:08 PM   #88
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Great write up! I do this minus the wrap. May have to try it with a wrap. Might make arrows easier to spot on or off the target. More time shooting..less time walking
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Old 10-15-2013, 07:35 AM   #89
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Awesome job on the presentation, very detailed and helpfull instructions!!
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Old 05-08-2014, 02:42 AM   #90
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Nice project
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Old 07-18-2014, 02:02 PM   #91
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Great info..Need more like it.
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Old 08-14-2014, 06:04 PM   #92
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Been looking in to making my own arrows this will help big time when I do. Thanks for your time and knowledge .
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Old 09-21-2014, 05:31 PM   #93
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I've been fletching my own arrows for a couple years now. Doing it exactly this way. The only thing that I do different is find the heavy size of the arrow first. I do that using the bathtub and little soap and water, and a lead pencil. I can't remember where I read the article, but it was about the topic of Archers Paradox. The moment you release, the arrow actually flexes and bows for a split second from all the pressure. If you determine the hard side of the arrow, and always put the cock vane on the adjacent 90° side, you'll create arrows that will fly very similar. Therefore making tighter groups. Archers Paradox. Read up on it. It's helped me out alot. Besides, if your fletching your own, you may as well take it to that next level...right?
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Old 10-25-2014, 10:55 PM   #94
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Noticed a question about glue distribution on the vanes. I apply glue to the vane..and then I use a flat toothpick perpendicular to the length of the vane and gently drag the toothpick the length of the vane..it applies the glue to the entire length/width of the vane and prevents a lot of "runoff" I guess you would call it. I have found that too much glue is just as bad as no enough and I really hate seeing my arrows with globs of glue at the vanes. Thought I would pass this lil tip on.
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Old 02-23-2015, 03:55 PM   #95
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Very helpful for a first timer. Thanks for the post.
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Old 03-12-2015, 09:59 PM   #96
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That helps thanks
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Old 03-14-2015, 07:54 PM   #97
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The information I've been looking for. Thanks
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Old 10-02-2015, 12:19 AM   #98
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sweet, just found some wraps i really want on my gold tips

thanks for the thread rem788
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Old 10-02-2015, 01:22 AM   #99
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Shooting targets really puts a toll on the fletchings. This will help very much never knew how to
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