05-01-2007, 11:45 PM #1
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- May 2007
I am new to this forum. So much information and so little time so I will ask.
I just bought a used bow with wheels. I haven't shot a bow in 50 years. Bows didn't have wheels back then.
It come with a dozen arrows but the fletching is in bad shape.
Are feathers still used or has plastic taken over?
I inted to practise and hunt. No target competition.
How do I get the old plastic vanes off the aluminum arrows?
I will be using a whisker biscuit.
I used 4 feathers way back when. Has that gone by the wayside?
Any advice welcome. I know I have a 50 years of catching up to do so will have lot of future questions.
05-01-2007, 11:51 PM #2
05-02-2007, 09:32 PM #3
Welcome to the forum...and welcome back to archery...
Like Hoosier said plastic vanes are the standard now...but you can still get feathers...with a Wiskerbiscuit use plastic, the feathers don't like it...Blazer vanes seem to work best w/ a Biscuit...3 or 4 vanes is up to you...with the biscuit you don't want a vane straight down(in the black bristles) so just turn your nock accordingly...
Any questions at all...just ask away we're here to help...
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