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#3283952 - 07/06/13 04:51 PM Which fletching for carbon
FOX FIRE
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I've fletched arrows with faethers & vanes for a long time but havent done any carbons yet.

Since they use the smaller vanes which brand would be a good place to start ??
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#3283960 - 07/06/13 05:01 PM Re: Which fletching for carbon [Re: FOX FIRE]
bowhunter163
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Use whatever vanes you want . You don't have to use the smaller vanes on carbon
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#3283980 - 07/06/13 05:30 PM Re: Which fletching for carbon [Re: bowhunter163]
FOX FIRE
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I'm shoot'n thru a whisker biscut & from what I've heard the smaller one do some better with that rest, never tried them tho.
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#3283989 - 07/06/13 05:35 PM Re: Which fletching for carbon [Re: bowhunter163]
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Personally, i like blazers because they offer the best balance of control while not having a great loss of speed and nose. I use Loctite ultra control super glue gel (blue and black bottle). There is a thread from a few weeks ago for the steps in proper procedures in installing them as far as prep work.
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#3284012 - 07/06/13 06:02 PM Re: Which fletching for carbon [Re: TNDeerGuy]
PinchPoint
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 Originally Posted By: TNDeerGuy
Personally, i like blazers because they offer the best balance of control while not having a great loss of speed and nose. I use Loctite ultra control super glue gel (blue and black bottle). There is a thread from a few weeks ago for the steps in proper procedures in installing them as far as prep work.
This ^^^
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#3284120 - 07/06/13 07:33 PM Re: Which fletching for carbon [Re: FOX FIRE]
bowhunter163
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 Originally Posted By: FOX FIRE
I'm shoot'n thru a whisker biscut & from what I've heard the smaller one do some better with that rest, never tried them tho.
the blazer vanes straight fletched will hold up better in a biscuit for sure .
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#3284123 - 07/06/13 07:38 PM Re: Which fletching for carbon [Re: bowhunter163]
r'ville a-bolt
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just got a dozen bowmadness arrows fletched with vanetechs so far I really like em
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#3284311 - 07/06/13 11:51 PM Re: Which fletching for carbon [Re: r'ville a-bolt]
DKO77
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Dura Vanes are good too.
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#3284365 - 07/07/13 05:50 AM Re: Which fletching for carbon [Re: DKO77]
deerhunter10
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I personally use blazers and I see no reasons to change so that's what I recommend.
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#3284429 - 07/07/13 08:03 AM Re: Which fletching for carbon [Re: deerhunter10]
Crow Terminator
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Blazers are just a name brand to a 2" high profile style of vane. There are many makers of them these days that are the same exact thing except for the price and colors. The VaneTec 2.0 HP is an example of an alternative that is the same. The colors of the VaneTecs are better IMO and the prices are better.

100 cnt VaneTec 2" = $9.95
100 cnt Blazer 2" = $14.95

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