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Offline Scyth

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Ottoman flight arrows
« on: December 30, 2018, 10:22:50 am »
. . . Ottoman flight arrows with parchment fletching . . .

Courtesy of Cecelili Kenmankes


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Re: Ottoman flight arrows
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2019, 06:08:02 pm »
nice arrows, I googled the name to find more but came up with nada. is he the maker? Are these reproductions or are these old arrows?

Offline JNystrom

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Re: Ottoman flight arrows
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2019, 12:14:05 am »
Yes, those are fine arrows. The upper picture is of the originals from the museum, the bottom picture is his own work. You can find Cecelili from facebook... if you use it.

Vellum fletches are really the way to go. Even softer rawhide works well as a fletching, but if you have really stiff and thin rawhide, its like a razor blade! Personally i'm not going to use feather fletches anymore, only with some english warbow arrows.