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Offline DC

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Problems
« on: October 17, 2020, 02:12:29 pm »
I made this overdraw and vellum fletched this arrow. It flies like a dart but quite a bit high and the inside fletch gets destroyed. Overdraw design problem or stiff arrow??

Offline willie

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Re: Problems
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2020, 07:21:08 pm »
is an elevated feather rest legal in the class you are looking at? or a shelf radius?

Offline DC

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Re: Problems
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2020, 11:40:03 pm »
is an elevated feather rest legal in the class you are looking at? or a shelf radius?
I may try the feather rest.

Offline PatM

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Re: Problems
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2020, 11:46:29 pm »
Typically a device for clearance was  also used.  A toothbrush was very common back in the day.

 That's why keyhole centers  became normal.   In fact video of  Don Brown shooting his record  shows the arrow basically floating in the center of the keyhole.

Offline DC

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Re: Problems
« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2020, 10:08:27 am »
It occurred to me that an overdraw shouldn't be a long arrow rest, it should be a way of moving the arrow rest back. That said I think I'll change to feather fletching until I've got the spine and string nock right and then change to vellum. A feather rest or toothbrush is in the works too
Thanks guys :D

Offline PatM

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Re: Problems
« Reply #5 on: October 18, 2020, 11:21:13 am »
You definitely need to make the same changes guys use to shoot plastic or rubber vanes instead of feathers.

Offline DC

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Re: Problems
« Reply #6 on: October 18, 2020, 11:49:00 am »
I think I was thrown off track because the first time I made a vellum fletched arrow it shot off my hand quite nicely and made me think that they behaved just like any other arrow.

Offline bownarra

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Re: Problems
« Reply #7 on: October 21, 2020, 01:06:31 am »
Yes AND your reat doesn't act like your hand :)
Look at the shape of the Turkish siper. It must be curved along its length.

Offline DC

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Re: Problems
« Reply #8 on: October 21, 2020, 10:35:50 am »
Reat?? That's a new word to me.

Offline PatM

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Re: Problems
« Reply #9 on: October 21, 2020, 01:05:07 pm »
 React.

Offline DC

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Re: Problems
« Reply #10 on: October 21, 2020, 01:57:12 pm »
If you have a feather or brush pass do you have to/normally use a release rather than fingers?

Offline mmattockx

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Re: Problems
« Reply #11 on: October 21, 2020, 02:27:12 pm »
Reat?? That's a new word to me.

A and S are side by side on a qwerty keyboard. He was trying to type 'rest', but fat fingered it.


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