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Old 06-30-2008, 12:48 PM
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I don't know why I did this but I did; when I purchased my new doz. arrows Easton Axis n-fused I bought them with black and red vanes. After getting them home and using them I immediately realized what a poor color choice that was for visibility and I am debating on shaving all of them off for a better color choice. I am shooting an unbelieveably expensive broadhead (that I love) and I am really worried about finding the arrow. Three of the arrows already need new vanes on them but I cannot decide if it is worth it to rip off the remainder. Black and red-what the hell.
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Old 06-30-2008, 12:53 PM
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I'd strip 'em... visibility is so important to me in the deer woods... I go so far as to cap and crest my arrows for that reason. It's literally amazing how much the woods change once you climb out of your treestand and hit the dirt when it comes to finding your arrows after you've shot them.
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Old 06-30-2008, 01:16 PM
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Why are missing the target???j/k Change em if it bothers you, i like to see mine fly so I know where I hit.
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Old 06-30-2008, 01:17 PM
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Until I needed to replace most of the vanes because they were tore up I'd just keep shooting them. After that i would refletch how I wanted them.
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Old 06-30-2008, 01:19 PM
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Use a lighted nock. Problem solved.
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Old 06-30-2008, 01:23 PM
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I have red and black on mine and have been thinking the same thing. I am just going to use them for target for now on and get new ones before the season starts.
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Old 06-30-2008, 01:31 PM
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ORIGINAL: Justin

Use a lighted nock. Problem solved.

Lighted nock = $10/arrow

New Fletchings = > $1/arrow

Lighted knocks also seem to have technical problems if you read the reviews...I would still try them if I could afford them...but I can't, lol.
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Old 06-30-2008, 02:57 PM
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keep em on till hunt'n season approaches, then change out. That way you'll have fresh vanes for the hunt.
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Old 06-30-2008, 03:59 PM
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I have purple/black and red/black also on my practice arrows because I like the way they look. My hunting arrows have orange vanes and flourescent green wraps.







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Old 06-30-2008, 04:19 PM
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No offense Michael, but your arrows are hideous. They give me a fricking headache!!
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