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Shug 26-Feb-22
DanaC 26-Feb-22
[email protected] 26-Feb-22
Cornpone 26-Feb-22
wyobullshooter 26-Feb-22
buckeye 26-Feb-22
t-roy 26-Feb-22
Dale06 26-Feb-22
midwest 26-Feb-22
TonyBear 26-Feb-22
JohnMC 26-Feb-22
PECO2 26-Feb-22
Hancock West 26-Feb-22
Ben 26-Feb-22
Scoot 26-Feb-22
BC173 26-Feb-22
ahunter76 26-Feb-22
t-roy 26-Feb-22
Norseman 26-Feb-22
fubar racin 26-Feb-22
Bowboy 26-Feb-22
Matt 26-Feb-22
bowhunt 26-Feb-22
Shug 26-Feb-22
jjs 26-Feb-22
timex 26-Feb-22
TREESTANDWOLF 26-Feb-22
'Ike' (Phone) 27-Feb-22
Tilzbow 27-Feb-22
DanaC 27-Feb-22
midwest 27-Feb-22
Ursman 27-Feb-22
Goelk 27-Feb-22
Boreal 27-Feb-22
Lewis 27-Feb-22
BRIBOWl 27-Feb-22
Swampbuck 27-Feb-22
Scoot 27-Feb-22
No Mercy 27-Feb-22
Oryx35 27-Feb-22
Whatthefoc 27-Feb-22
RD 27-Feb-22
JB 27-Feb-22
Bowbender 27-Feb-22
jmiller 27-Feb-22
mattandersen 28-Feb-22
LINK 28-Feb-22
Dale06 28-Feb-22
Rocky D 28-Feb-22
Cheesehead Mike 01-Mar-22
From: Shug
26-Feb-22
So I’m fletching some arrows and it got me to thinking the very first animal I ever killed was with a white dipped 3 white feather combination. Still today I shoot that exact feather and wrap color .. For the life of me I don’t think I’ve ever used anything else….aside from some plinking arrows I picked up back in high school and a couple times for turkey hunting.

Does anyone stay with the same colors all the time?

And before someone asks no I’m not a racist.

From: DanaC
26-Feb-22
Did some a few years back 2 green, one lime. Went with the arrow graphics.

26-Feb-22
Nope. Mix it up all the time. Usually something bright.

From: Cornpone
26-Feb-22
What the heck is this racist BS? Anyhow, I shoot feathers. Over time I've shot various plastic vanes rather than feathers but always return. IMO feathers are far superior to plastic vanes. As far as color...shoot whatever floats your boat as far as visibility. If God thought plastic was better He'd have birds flying with plastic.

26-Feb-22
Been using the same combo for many years. One fluorescent yellow vane, two white, white wrap.

From: buckeye
26-Feb-22
Carbons for the compound get orange and white. I have several recurves and longbows of various draw weights so the cedars get feathers of different colors to help me keep track of spine.

From: t-roy
26-Feb-22

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I used blue/black feathers when I first started out. No idea why. Then went with red/green for a few years. Then it was chartreuse/white for the next 25 years or so. I’ve been shooting hot pink fletching for probably the past 5-7 years now. I can see them in flight better, for some reason.

From: Dale06
26-Feb-22
I shoot feathers also, the vast majority of the time. I change colors but usually either have a white wrap and bright colorful feathers, or a bright wrap and white feathers, with the cock feather being gray barred from a turkey I’ve arrowed.

From: midwest
26-Feb-22
The fluorescent yellow has been kind to my old-ass eyes the last several years.

From: TonyBear
26-Feb-22
Chartruse and white for fall season, pink and blue in winter.

From: JohnMC
26-Feb-22
Nice Amish beard Troy!

From: PECO2
26-Feb-22
I mix it up.

From: Hancock West
26-Feb-22
White wrap with three 2" blazers. 2 pink & 1 white. Not much in the woods thats pink in my area.

From: Ben
26-Feb-22
Three five inch fluorescent yellow and I see where they go every time.

From: Scoot
26-Feb-22
T is that your young nephew in that pic?

From: BC173
26-Feb-22
Crested white with my own design. One white and two solid yellow.

From: ahunter76
26-Feb-22

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I started archery/bowhunting in 1956.. I've mixed them up a bunch. Feathers, vanes, 3 fletch, 4 fletch & different sizes. Hunters last year 4 fletch 2" grey barred Razor feathers. My out door targets were Pink 3 fletch Blazers & 3 fletch 3" red feathers. Indoor are 4" feathers,1 red, 2 yellow. I have used a lot of pink in those years though.

From: t-roy
26-Feb-22
That was my first archery buck, and I was so proud that I just had to have a pic.

I was shunned shortly after that…..The Amish take take that “No Photos” thing very seriously!

From: Norseman
26-Feb-22
5 inch feathers Two bright orange and white cock. This as far back to mid 90’s

From: fubar racin
26-Feb-22
Used to shoot all white now I shoot all pink on a I heart boobies wrap

From: Bowboy
26-Feb-22
One white and two fluorescent green. AAE Max Stealth.

From: Matt
26-Feb-22
T-Yoder, as if the Japanese made a horse-drawn vehicle.

Pink and white Q2i Fushion II currently.

From: bowhunt
26-Feb-22
2 white with one flo orange, and white nock for the 20 something years I’ve been bow hunting.

I think I have tried a different nock color, and tried all black for 3D shoots so other guys couldn’t aim at my arrows. Switched back very quickly.

Something just didn’t feel right:)

From: Shug
26-Feb-22

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Shug's embedded Photo
Troy… my first deer… talk about proud moment…until my uncle walked up in the dark and said.. You shot a baby f ing deer…

From: jjs
26-Feb-22
4" 4 feathers chartreuse for sometime for my recurves.

From: timex
26-Feb-22
Back in my trad bow days I shot almost all wild turkey feathers. Rw 4" shield cut. There's a fellow on the leather wall that if you send him both wings he'll cut & grind the side you want right or left wing & he gets the other side for the work. You pay shipping.

26-Feb-22
Always have been all white with a with a white wrap.

Easy for me to identify the shot and watch the flight.

27-Feb-22

'Ike' (Phone)'s embedded Photo
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From: Tilzbow
27-Feb-22
First animal I ever shot at with a bow was a pronghorn 35 years ago. Arrow was a camo XX75 with 2 brown and 1 black fletch. To this day I have no idea where that arrow missed the buck, although it was stuck in the mud near where the buck was when I went to look for it. Since that time I’ve shot bright fletched arrows and for at least the last 12 years it’s been 3 florescent yellow with either a yellow or white wrap.

From: DanaC
27-Feb-22
T-Roy, I can't remember the last time I saw Trebark coveralls ;-)

From: midwest
27-Feb-22
"T-Yoder" LMAO!!!

From: Ursman
27-Feb-22
Hot pink for 51 years, 3 and 4 fletch.

From: Goelk
27-Feb-22
All natural turkey feathers. 2 natural 1 dye red

From: Boreal
27-Feb-22

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Boreal's embedded Photo

From: Lewis
27-Feb-22

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Lewis 's embedded Photo
Orange and white and of course the checkerboard Good luck Lewis

From: BRIBOWl
27-Feb-22
I like all white they show up best in low light.

From: Swampbuck
27-Feb-22
3 whites walk into a bar and ask a orange and black stick if we can put a white nock on and in you…….all white for me , not that there’s anything wrong with that

From: Scoot
27-Feb-22
2 white and 1 with color. Color is usually bright yellow. I also use black or green for my judo point arrow.

From: No Mercy
27-Feb-22

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No Mercy's embedded Photo
2 white and 2 neon green. Doing some right now.

From: Oryx35
27-Feb-22
Yeah, I guess so. I've been shooting two orange and a green on my hunting compounds for nearly two decades. On my recurve it's been two white and a barred since the beginning. For competition, it's mostly two black and a gold, but there have been a few other combinations.

From: Whatthefoc
27-Feb-22

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I fletched these arrows for the wife yesterday. I had asked he what colour cock she wanted, and she said black. So I am going to 4 fletch, just to avoid any misunderstandings.

From: RD
27-Feb-22
For years 3 white, last couple years I've used feathers from turkeys I've taken but with lighted nocks.

From: JB
27-Feb-22

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JB's embedded Photo
Went with purple and gold (ish) as a nod to our Vikings. For the true MN fans, I am always concerned the will go wide left...

From: Bowbender
27-Feb-22

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Current arrow. Two orange and a white. Wrap is copperhead pattern from Onestringer.com

From: jmiller
27-Feb-22
White wrap with three 4" white vanes

From: mattandersen
28-Feb-22

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mattandersen's embedded Photo
White wrap and white fletching for years although I don't mind when they're stained red....

From: LINK
28-Feb-22

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LINK's embedded Photo
White on white, number the cock vane.

From: Dale06
28-Feb-22
JB, as many times as the Vikings have choked over the years, I can’t see using their colors for fletching. But it’s a free country.

From: Rocky D
28-Feb-22
Two pink and one white.

01-Mar-22

Cheesehead Mike's embedded Photo
Cheesehead Mike's embedded Photo
When I first started with a recurve in the '70's there was a cedar arrow factory in a neighboring town, Ostling Archery. They would custom build your arrows for you, I always went with 2 yellow and 1 red. I stuck with the yellow and red for quite a few years until I switched to cheeshead colors about 20 years ago.

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