fletchings

fletchings

(ˈflɛtʃɪŋz)
pl n
(Archery) arrow feathers
[plural of fletching, from fletch]
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I should have been on my way to Fletching hours since.
Noon found them at Leicester, and three days later they rode into the baronial camp at Fletching.
Gateway Feathers, long known for their round and shield back fletchings, now gives us their eye-catching new Batwing ($18.
With a good jig, you will be able to place your fletchings precisely where you want them on the shaft regardless of its diameter.
To provide maximum accuracy, drop-away rests must support and guide released arrows as long as possible before getting out of the way and allowing fletchings to pass cleanly.
The presence of whole birds (Krajick, 2002), feathers, and feather fletchings (the attachment of feathers to arrows) associated with the wooden weapon shafts recovered from these ice patches became apparent as soon as scientists began examining the materials (Kuzyk et al.
COM) is made of closed-cell foam and has slots for the fletchings to pass through, it loads from the side and fully contains the arrow so it can't fall out of position no matter how you hold the bow.
This can save gobs of money since raw shafts can often be had for nearly half that of fletched arrows, and favorite fletchings can be ordered in bulk.
Based on the proven CatQuiver, the BC keeps arrows handy and secure, while also assuring broadhead edges remain razor sharp and fletchings safely under cover.
When the rest is properly centered, your shot with a properly spined arrow should produce a bullet hole perfectly framed with tears caused by your fletchings.
This complicates the tuning process because, with conventional rests, it's difficult to get one of the fletchings to pass cleanly through the narrow gap.
Q: I have heard that hunting arrows a should not have bright fletchings in order to stay concealed from deer.