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Old 04-30-2021, 01:03 PM   #1
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Default Wanting fletching jig suggestions

I'm wanting to tinker with building some arrows. I'm not looking to get real serious and sink a bunch of money into it. Just want something that works decently. I was going to get an Arizona EZ fletch but I read a lot of bad reviews. Trying to stay under $100.

I like to shoot feathers but would like the option to try the blazer type vanes. Do I need separate jigs for each?

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Old 04-30-2021, 01:07 PM   #2
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I've used a jo jan for years with feathers, vanes, and blazers. Both offset and spiral. Spiral is actually easier for me than offset.
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Old 04-30-2021, 01:12 PM   #3
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I never had a complaint with the EZ Fletch. Always worked good enough for me. Simple and fast.
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Old 04-30-2021, 05:19 PM   #4
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Ez fletch for easy decent work or just pony up and get the best there is, a Bitz.
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Old 04-30-2021, 08:55 PM   #5
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Old 04-30-2021, 08:58 PM   #6
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Can most of these yall mention do both feathers and the little short vanes?

In researching I've read a lot of comparisons between this one and the Bitzenberger. Anyone use one?
https://www.3riversarchery.com/bearp...ching-jig.html

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Old 04-30-2021, 09:19 PM   #7
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Thats what I've used for years, I would go with this one
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Old 04-30-2021, 09:36 PM   #8
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Another vote for the EZ Fletch. I have probably fletched several hundred arrows with it, and can’t thank of anything I would change about it. Just make sure you know what length fletching you are going to want to use. The mini will do up to 2.250 and the minimax will do up to 3.00 I believe.
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Old 04-30-2021, 09:41 PM   #9
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EZ Fletch Mini will work just fine. I've used one for years without any issues at all. Most folks put too much glue on the vanes, that's probably what the bad reviews are about. Be sure you get the right helical when you order.

You can soak it in acetone to remove all the glue. Mine still looks new after dozens of arrows.

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Old 04-30-2021, 10:23 PM   #10
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Old 04-30-2021, 10:27 PM   #11
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X2

Industrial strength jig, you will not be disappointed. And post up the finished arrows, TBH loves nice arrow pics.
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Old 04-30-2021, 10:50 PM   #12
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I have a Jo-Jan and a couple of Arizona.

They all work very well. Cannot go wrong.

Never owned a Bitzenberger, but I know a lot of folks around here really think highly of them.
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Old 04-30-2021, 10:59 PM   #13
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I have Bitzenberger and Arizona, Bitzenberger is best, Arizona is quicker, but all plastic. Had both for a number of years and had a smart a.. response from Arizona customer service. Thinking about buying a bohning tower, heck they make the vanes. Heard a lot of good reviews about the bohning.
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Old 05-01-2021, 09:44 AM   #14
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Love the EZ Fletch. Never used any others because frankly I've never needed to. The arms can be replaced easily and cheap but I only changed mine after many years because I went to a RH helical.

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Old 05-01-2021, 09:57 AM   #15
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Bitz with the zenith upgrade
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Old 05-01-2021, 10:36 AM   #16
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another vote for the Bitzenberger here! Have owned the ez fletch, it works “OK” REALLY like my Bitzenberger.
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Old 05-01-2021, 11:38 AM   #17
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sent you a pm...

tending the fire,
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Old 05-01-2021, 11:50 AM   #18
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A bitzenberger will last you a life time, and your sons, and his son.
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