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Old 04-27-2021, 06:11 AM   #1
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Looking at buying a fletching jig, and I am down to the Bitzenburger and the Bohning Tower Jig. I am king of leaning towards the Bitzenburger, but I would like to get some input from the GS. Which one are yíall using and why?
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Old 04-27-2021, 06:53 AM   #2
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If $ is no issue- https://lastchancearchery.com/shop-1/vane-master-pro
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Old 04-27-2021, 07:45 AM   #3
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I’ve been using the upgraded bitzenburger from 60x strings for years. It is rock solid and will fletch anything. I have my degree angles marked with a sharpie for consistency.
If I was a rich man who fletched for a living, I would get the Last Chance vane master pro.
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Old 04-27-2021, 05:05 PM   #4
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Iíd buy this if money wasnít a issue. The bitz works great for me
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Old 04-27-2021, 05:16 PM   #5
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Iíd buy this if money wasnít a issue. The bitz works great for me
Man that joker is high dollar, a bit more than I would like to spend. The Bitz looks well made, and has a long track record, and price isnt to bad.
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Old 04-27-2021, 06:36 PM   #6
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I’ve been using a Bitz for about 10 years. It’s not particularly fast - one at a time - but very accurate. I fletch maybe a dozen a year so I’m not exactly mass producing arrows. Works great for me.
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Old 04-27-2021, 08:07 PM   #7
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Iíve been using a Bitz for about 10 years. Itís not particularly fast - one at a time - but very accurate. I fletch maybe a dozen a year so Iím not exactly mass producing arrows. Works great for me.
Thanks for the help!
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Old 04-27-2021, 10:29 PM   #8
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I use the Bitz with the Zenith upgrade. Itís simple and robust. If money wasnít an issue, Iíd use the Firenock system.


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Old 04-27-2021, 11:11 PM   #9
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I love my bitz. It’s not fast but I know it’ll last
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Old 04-28-2021, 12:06 AM   #10
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I use the firenock and vanemaster. If you dont mind used you can find some good deals on either.

The Bitz with Zenith upgrade is supposed to be good.
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Old 04-28-2021, 01:22 PM   #11
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I have the Bohning tower jig and Im in the market for a new one if that answers your question.
The glue sticks to and clogs the arms constantly which causes the glue to stick to the vane and dry which rips it back off of the shaft when you release it.

It is frustrating to have to disassemble and clean after every 3 arrows.

But on those 3, it works like a charm.
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Old 04-29-2021, 05:44 AM   #12
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I have the Bohning tower jig and Im in the market for a new one if that answers your question.
The glue sticks to and clogs the arms constantly which causes the glue to stick to the vane and dry which rips it back off of the shaft when you release it.

It is frustrating to have to disassemble and clean after every 3 arrows.

But on those 3, it works like a charm.
Maybe try less glue, sounds like you are using too much and itís squeezing out.
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Old 04-29-2021, 05:50 AM   #13
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Bitz all the way
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Old 04-29-2021, 06:30 AM   #14
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Been using a Bitzenburger jigs for over 40 years a little slow so i put three of them on a lazy susan
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Old 04-29-2021, 06:41 AM   #15
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Blitz here too.Tried a few others but always return to Blitz...Like above over 40ys
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Old 04-29-2021, 10:25 AM   #16
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Appreciate everyone's help. look like I am going with the bitz!
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