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Old 03-11-2008, 12:33 PM
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What would happen to your arrow, if you had one straight helical, one as hard as you can Right, and one hard as you can Left??



I think you'd be driving nails
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Old 03-11-2008, 12:36 PM
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You wouldnt be driving nails, you would be driving a sailboat.....visualize a round (lengthwise) arrow with those things on it...
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Old 03-11-2008, 12:39 PM
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I don't know but I would make sure the area is well clear before the shot!
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Old 03-11-2008, 12:52 PM
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I'm pretty sure the left and right helical would work against each other, causing cavitation, and a really, really crappy flying arrow.
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Old 03-11-2008, 12:56 PM
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What I was getting at was the left and right helical would work together (as they are on oposing sides of the arrow) to push the back end to one side. Basically, you would have a sail, causing your arrow to curve in flight.....which then would allow you to shoot around obstacles[8D]
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Old 03-11-2008, 12:56 PM
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You certainly wouldn't have a very good SPIN on the arrow with is what stabilizes arrow flight to give us those nice shots out to 60+ yds. Might be ok out to 15-20 yds, but not anything I'd ever recommend.
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Old 03-11-2008, 12:57 PM
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Just watch a bottle rocket with half the stick broken off fly..... I suspect you'd have about the same result.
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It would probably be loud and it would fish tail something awful I bet.

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Old 03-11-2008, 01:28 PM
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I bet it would be entertaining as hell, try it and put it up on youtube for us would ya?
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Old 03-11-2008, 02:04 PM
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Come on guys. You'd shoot yourself in the butt,be sure to post the video.
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