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3 vs 4 fletch
« on: September 01, 2012, 08:19:38 PM »
Runnin blazer vanes and was expierenceing w/ 4 vanes noticed better arrow flight even with muzzy 3 blades at 20 yards. Was wondering if anyone else has expieremented with 4 fletches and your results.

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Re: 3 vs 4 fletch
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2012, 08:34:37 PM »
My broadheads and field points fly the same and more true with four vs three. Different bows and setups may yield different results.  :twocents:

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Re: 3 vs 4 fletch
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2012, 12:47:51 PM »
Thanks for the reply. I noticed the same results too. Im shooting the same set up as last year (easton st excel, muzzy 100gr 3 blade, at 60lb) with the exception of useing 4 fletch and they flew better than the 3 vanes.minimal tuneing required and out to 40yards fp and bh was hitting same spot, never had that before. At 60 was hitting money even with a slight breeze.

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Re: 3 vs 4 fletch
« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2012, 09:41:15 AM »
4 fletch will dial you in better for sure.  The only real downside is that it will slow your arrow slightly due to more resistance.  The upsides far outweigh the downsides .   :twocents:
Used to be a bit difficult to find places to do four fletch.  Does not seem to be the case now though.
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Re: 3 vs 4 fletch
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2012, 09:00:14 AM »
i know im chimming in a little late i also switched to 4 fletch much better choice especialy with my 4 blade slick trick won't go back to 3 fletch
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Re: 3 vs 4 fletch
« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2012, 03:57:59 PM »
I'm shooting 4 vane blazers and getting very tight groups at all distances.

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Re: 3 vs 4 fletch
« Reply #6 on: September 15, 2012, 09:49:09 PM »
I'd like to see a comparison between a straight fletch 4 compared to a helical 3.  I use a small diameter carbon arrow, and the Bitz jig would not allow me to put 4 blazer helicals (in fact it didn't do that well with 3 helicals...ended up looking more like a slight offset).  Get better helical fletch from either Bohning, or Arizona but only have the option of 3 helical fletchings.  The real question would be would I get better flight from a 4 vane straight (or slight offset) or from a 3 vane 3 degree helix.

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Re: 3 vs 4 fletch
« Reply #7 on: September 17, 2012, 05:13:23 PM »
4 fletch all the way for me. There is a big gain when shooting 4 fletch with those big fat heads!
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Re: 3 vs 4 fletch
« Reply #8 on: September 17, 2012, 05:28:41 PM »
I'm shooting 4 fletch full helical blazers  through a WB .... my broadheads (slick tricks) shoot just like my field points.

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Re: 3 vs 4 fletch
« Reply #9 on: September 23, 2012, 10:22:21 AM »
You guys that are shooting 4 fletch, what type of rest are you using?
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Re: 3 vs 4 fletch
« Reply #10 on: September 23, 2012, 10:36:20 AM »
I shoot a trophy ridge revolution :tup:
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Re: 3 vs 4 fletch
« Reply #11 on: September 23, 2012, 11:09:01 AM »
I kinda want to give this a try...
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Re: 3 vs 4 fletch
« Reply #12 on: September 23, 2012, 12:55:33 PM »
 :yeah:

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Re: 3 vs 4 fletch
« Reply #13 on: September 23, 2012, 12:56:40 PM »
3......... :tup:

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Re: 3 vs 4 fletch
« Reply #14 on: September 23, 2012, 05:31:05 PM »
I'm using a Trophy Taker Pronghorn.

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Re: 3 vs 4 fletch
« Reply #15 on: September 27, 2012, 12:12:19 PM »
Well used the 4 fletch blazer and wow big differance ive seen. Couldnt get my muzzy 3 blades fly well useing the 3 fletch tried everything but went to 4 fletch well worth it! Sorry for getting back late was buisy doing some other things. Even with my qad they fly good.

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Re: 3 vs 4 fletch
« Reply #16 on: September 27, 2012, 12:18:08 PM »
Good another convert!!! Another think you will love is not having to worrry about cock vane up or out. Just snap it on and let it rip. A lot of the times after my first shot. When I am putting another arrow on I don't even look down. That way I can keep my eyes on the animal.
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Re: 3 vs 4 fletch
« Reply #17 on: September 27, 2012, 08:11:08 PM »
Do you get and fletching contact with your QAD?
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Re: 3 vs 4 fletch
« Reply #18 on: September 28, 2012, 10:20:25 AM »
I belive so just minor which i might have to switch out the rest or get some something to put on my fletching to make sure.

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Re: 3 vs 4 fletch
« Reply #19 on: October 05, 2012, 01:16:43 PM »
Shot with four blazers for a few years but switched back to three  4" vanes because I was getting flight.

 

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