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Offline Tracker0721

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Arrowsmith or fletcher?
« on: November 10, 2019, 12:31:34 PM »
So where do you all get your arrows made up? At the store, have a designated fletcher, buy the prefletched ones, or do it yourself?

Iíve built my own since I was a kid and even plane my own wood ones. Now Iíve bought all my tools except a real crester to build my own woods or carbons and Iím considering opening a side shop building arrows but just dunno how many people use a fletcher? I lost my job and am trying to figure ways to keep cash coming in and this is one of my ideas so far besides wood cutting and being ranch help.
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Re: Arrowsmith or fletcher?
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2019, 09:15:45 PM »
Fletch your own. Itís more rewarding and a lot cheaper. Besides it seems like the only thing shops sell are 3 fletched blazer vanes. Itís nice to buy a bunch of vanes and play around with stuff until you find something that shoots sharp and looks sharp.

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Re: Arrowsmith or fletcher?
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2019, 10:10:46 PM »
Unless you're doing about 10 or more dozen arrows a day, you're not going to make wages to keep yourself in groceries. :twocents:
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Re: Arrowsmith or fletcher?
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2019, 10:31:42 PM »
There is a market out there from the wooden arrows for the Trad guys/gals out there.  That said, you would probably have to build a decent website and push them to get going.  I know one guy in Oregon that does pretty well selling his arrows.


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