Best Real Feather Arrows

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Since our family first began building wooden arrows, over fifty years ago, the choice of fletching has always been real turkey feathers. In furthering our education, we have tried other alternatives including natural goose and plastic vanes. There is a place for natural goose feathers in our quivers but not …

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Best Wooden Arrows

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Frequently we are asked to make specific recommendations regarding wooden hunting arrows. We believe that the Foster family specialty at WoodenArrows.com is crafting the most durable wooden arrows for hunting. We have been doing it for half a century. Unlike non-competition target shooting and roving, there should not be any …

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Straightening Wood Arrows

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As much as we use the term, “straight as an arrow,” in reality there is no such thing as a perfectly straight wooden arrow. Even the finest, most uniform grained, premium quality arrows do not begin nor remain 100% straight all of the time. The straightest arrows however, are those …

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Feather Fletching

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It is virtually unanimous that real feathers are the choice of traditional archers. This is not only because they are more traditional then plastic vanes but they work better.

Feathers come in many shapes and styles as well as colors. Additionally they may be applied to the shaft in a …

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Archer’s Paradox

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Archers paradox is a term used to describe the bending of an arrow shaft upon release from the drawn string. Specifically, the shaft bends in an arc around the handle or riser of the bow. It is a misconception that “centershot” bows, (those whose arrow shelf is cut deeply into …

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