So they lay still, and in a minute more up came a smart stranger dressed in scarlet and silk and wearing a jaunty hat with a curling cock feather
And with no fletching contact, I stopped worrying about nock alignment; cock feather
up or cock feather
down, it made no difference.
I learned that the coloured feathers had a meaning -- of the three feathers, the one coloured different (cock feather
) faces the archer, while the others face away.
This can be achieved by placing your arrow on a flat surface with the cock feather
I believe that the added attraction of a Jungle Cock feather
with its stark black feather with a white spot in sharp contrast is very visible, whereas yellows, brown and orange flies are not - especially as the multi-coloured autumn leaves flow gently past.
Finger shooters using flipper rests should turn the nock so the single colored fletching (called cock feather
) is pointed straight out from the bow.
The girls will be armed with semi-automatic weapons and wear the No 1 dress of the Royal Scots, including the Glengarry with cock feather
When a long-standing friend reminded me of a valuable gift he'd brought me back from India many decades ago - a fly with a Jungle Cock feather
- I felt a little embarrassed as I had to tell him that although I had used the fly, a huge fish had taken such a liking to it that it broke the leader!
Each charcoal-colored carbon shaft sported two bright red hen feathers and a snow-white cock feather
. A ruby red nock crowned each arrow.
You may still need to turn the nocks on your arrows so their fletching straddles the drop-away launcher (cock feather
up) or misses the harnesses if the cable guard doesn't produce excellent clearance.
The Pro Fletcher by BPE is made of high-impact polymer, but offers infinite adjustment; fletching with cock feather
up, down, or any other configuration, plus three, four, five, or six fletch.
When using a shoot-through rest with a four- or five-inch fletch and the cock feather
down, a lot of precaution has to be taken on the setup to avoid contact.