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Old 03-12-2009, 10:56 AM
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Did some searching here and still have to post . . .:

Just bouncing this off of you guys/gals ; When I asked my bow tech about putting Blazers on my arrows . . . he commented on how they have a higher (taller) profile than the 4" I've been using. The result is (in our high wind country) that the arrows tend to fly where you aim them, but they fly "crooked", or at an angle. He did not recommend them because of their suseptability to wind.
Does this ring true?
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Old 03-12-2009, 11:41 AM
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I was shooting yesterday in the backyard. The wind was blowing 20-25 gusting to 30. I have 2" BLAZERS and did not notice anything out of the ordinary. I was shooting at 40 and 45 yards. I hit where I was aiming. Keeping my aim steady in the wind seems to be my major hurdle...Just my observation is all.
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Old 03-13-2009, 07:11 PM
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Your "tech" doesn't have a clue. A Blazer vane has less surface area or smaller side profileand thus is less effected by a side wind. The vane being slightly taller gets more vane farther away from the shaft/broadhead into less turbulant air for better control. The less turbulant the air is the ore control the broadhead will have over the shaft. Think about driving a car behind an 18 wheeler in the turbulanceand then driving that same car in "clean" air.
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Old 03-13-2009, 07:22 PM
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While I am not a Big fan of Blazers. I think your Tech guy is in LaLa landI wouldn't worry about the wind causing a problem.

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Old 03-14-2009, 06:06 AM
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Not quite sure if I buy what your tech is saying. I would go as far as to say that fletchings are not that expensive and that I recommend trying some and seeing for yourself. I also think that you may want to be concerned about what kind of broadhead you shoot in wind like that. Esp on long shots. The key is to find what combo works best for you and your type of hunting.


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Old 03-14-2009, 06:12 AM
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Not quite sure if I buy what your tech is saying. I would go as far as to say that fletchings are not that expensive and that I recommend trying some and seeing for yourself. I also think that you may want to be concerned about what kind of broadhead you shoot in wind like that. Esp on long shots. The key is to find what combo works best for you and your type of hunting.


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Ed, I totally agree!! Nothing like experimenting and finding answers for your rig yourself. I have played with a lot of different fletching combos every year and this year will be No different. I may even set one Bow up using QS Speed Hunter ST's, as they have impressed me in the past.

Feathers usually win out for me though.

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Old 03-14-2009, 03:03 PM
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Yep, I too ama die hard feather shooter. Can't be beat IMO.
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Old 03-14-2009, 06:27 PM
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Your "tech" doesn't have a clue. A Blazer vane has less surface area or smaller side profileand thus is less effected by a side wind. The vane being slightly taller gets more vane farther away from the shaft/broadhead into less turbulant air for better control. The less turbulant the air is the ore control the broadhead will have over the shaft. Think about driving a car behind an 18 wheeler in the turbulanceand then driving that same car in "clean" air.

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Old 03-26-2009, 06:59 PM
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Blazers in my area are about all anyone uses now. I shoot Senior Pro and shoot them and feel they dont wind drift any more than a convential vane.
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Old 03-26-2009, 07:27 PM
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While I am not a Big fan of Blazers. I think your Tech guy is in LaLa landI wouldn't worry about the wind causing a problem.

Dan
Dan what is it about the blazers that you don't care for? I shoot blazers and I'm a little curious about
what you have to say, and I do respect your opinions.
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