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4 Fletch low profile vanes & broadheads
Who is using shorter low profile vanes in a 4 fletch configuration? What type and have you done any long range testing comparing grouping with this setup vs longer or higher profile vanes? Also comparisons with how your broadheads shoot with the shorter vs high profile or longer vanes?
I tested 4 fletch max stealth against 3 fletch blazers. The blazers grouped better, were cheaper, didnt require the extra vane or special glue, and are super durable. I went with blazers.
Bowfreak, What kind of set up are these for? I know a lot of us trad guys use 4 fletch.
I did the same as Ucsdryder. Although I didn't necessarily notice Blazers were any better or worse, I didn't see any benefit to using 4 vanes instead of 3. And had less clearance to face and cables with 4@90 than 3@120.
It certainly has merit when guys like Ulmer and others are going to it, but like Ucs with my setup I didn't find enough reason to go to 4.
2 1/2 inch Fusions out of compound with 125 grain wasp or ram cat. Hits 70 yards sweetly...I love them for me.....like 4 Fletch or
I’ve used 4 (2.3”x .38”) for a few years. They are low profile but will control a fixed blade head if properly tuned. They seemed to shoot well.
I’ve recently went back to 3 fletch high profile (flex Fletch sk 200) vanes
I use AAE 2.3 four fletch. They do fly better for me and group better with fixed blades beyond 60 yards. Specifically, they group better at 70 to 100 yards
I have been using Pine Ridge Archery Nitro 2.2 low profile vanes in a 4 fletch profile. Have been using both Rage Hypodermics and Shuttle-T Loc’s.....have them sighted in out to 60 yards.
I’ve just switched to 3”, four fletch, 90degree, both feathers and vanes. I can’t tell any difference between them and 4” three fletch, out to 40 yards.
I switched to 4 heat vanes. Fly similar to 3 blazers but I like the low profile. Two advantages- don’t have to worry about nocking arrows up or down, second when arrows are in the quiver and vanes are hitting you can rotate the 3 blade Broadhead and the four fletch vane will not be in the same spot hitting the other vane!