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Blazer Vanes or short vanes in general??

Old 11-19-2006, 07:50 AM
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Default Blazer Vanes or short vanes in general??

what do you guys think about the new wave of shorter vanes for hunting?? They seem to be getting shorter and shorter. What are the advantages and disadvantages? I'm shooting a WB rest and ahve always shot 4" vanesand think shorter would reduce drag. But how short is too short? I've saw 2" blazer vanes the other day. I'd think that shorter wouldn't steer the arrow as well. What do you guys think???
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Old 11-19-2006, 12:01 PM
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Default RE: Blazer Vanes or short vanes in general??

shorter yes but higher profile and stiffer then a regular vane . thats what guides the arrow. only thing that flys a B/h as good as a blazer IMO is a 4 inch feather.
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Old 11-19-2006, 01:53 PM
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As I destroy vanes on my current arrows I'm replacing them with 2" blazers. I think they are better than 4" vanes, alot more durable, not a problem with accuracy,haven't damaged one as of yet. Haven't tried feathers, may try experimenting later on. Thats one of the things I like about bow hunting, I like to tinker with different things, sometimes thats good, sometime not so good, but still lots of fun.
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Old 11-19-2006, 06:00 PM
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I have used feathers, which i always favored and vanes. Then i tried Blazer 2" vanes ealier this year and they be the cats meow!
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Old 11-19-2006, 09:13 PM
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i just switched to blazers and AWESOME is the only word. they are mmuch more durable than the 4 inch plastic vanes.
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Old 11-19-2006, 09:15 PM
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Yup I am switching to blazersalso.
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Old 11-20-2006, 12:11 PM
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Default RE: Blazer Vanes or short vanes in general??

I love them... They shoot like darts now...
I was very reluctant to switch to them... but I am very glad I did.
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Old 11-20-2006, 06:17 PM
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you guys should try the blazer mini vanes this year for 3-d ! their sweet !
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Old 11-22-2006, 06:02 AM
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Default RE: Blazer Vanes or short vanes in general??

I am actually picking up some Blazers today. Do most of you set them up using straight or helical alignment?
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Old 11-27-2006, 07:57 PM
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I use the 2" with 8 degrees of left helical.
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