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Forum: Technical
03-02-2005, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,760
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Pros and cons of Blazer vanes

I have blazers and they are the best. Medic, as far as your arrows nosing down, well, I personally would reduce my point weight or increase my nock weight before giving up on my blazers. You don't...
02-25-2005, 06:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,538
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Whisker Bisquit question?

Now if you do this mole skin wrap, how is the fletching going to go through the whisker biscuit? Is everybody shooting bare shafts? My rest is perfectly quiet without modification. Some arrows are...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-25-2005, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 904
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Was shooting and plop!

I would try installing it with a little lock-tight. Should take care of it backing out from vibration, assuming that's all it is.
Forum: Technical
02-24-2005, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Excellent scale...at a good price!

Here is the pic of the other scale.

local://upfiles/69410/Ay749516279.jpg
Forum: Technical
02-24-2005, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By Bluefeather

Excellent scale...at a good price!

Came across these scales online for a good price. They are both around $50 and weigh to within 1/10 of a grain. Here's the wedsite...then just click "grains scales."

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Forum: Technical
02-21-2005, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Arrow Question

I had the same thing happen to me years ago and didn't notice a problem until I went to shoot broadheads. Then again, I didn't realise it was an arrow problem until after many frustrating tuning...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-19-2005, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: slicktrick noise make a difference??

I have taken a shot on a deer with a slick trick that did hiss with my set up. In fact, it was looking at me when I released...and it didn't make a move until after the shot arrived. Who knows, if...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-19-2005, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 969
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: slick tricks!!! to buy or not to buy?

I agree with 5 shot. There are pro's and con's to all broadheads. I've had other broadheads break on me as well. It mainly comes down to personal preference ane what works well with your set up. ...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-19-2005, 04:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 969
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: slick tricks!!! to buy or not to buy?

First of all, I'm not the type to bash a product. What I'll do is share with you my experience with the ST because I think that's one of the reason's we post here.

First of all, I tried the ST...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-19-2005, 03:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,853
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: I'm throwing my Switchback in the Garbage

If you want to put an arrow in the middle of that circle, buy a Bowtech!:D:D:D
Forum: Bowhunting
02-19-2005, 03:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Slick Tricks

I also noticed a distinct hissing noise shooting the slick trick. My muzzy heads were silent in comparison. Yes, all arrows will generate noise/have a noise signature, but that's like saying all...
Forum: Technical
02-18-2005, 12:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 862
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Broadhead noise

Contender

Let us know how it goes with the heavier arrow. I think you've tried pretty much everything else. [&:]
Forum: Bowhunting
02-18-2005, 12:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,651
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: O.K. guy's lets hear how much your deer weight this year

Doe: 105
Buck: 180

Both field dressed. Buck would have probably pushed 200 earlier in the season before running weight off chasing does.
Forum: Technical
02-16-2005, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: arrow question

Try this website. Good info on FOC.

http://www.huntersfriend.com/arrowhelp/arrow-selection-4.htm

Some literature will recommend 7-12%, while others will recommend up to 15%. I like to...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-16-2005, 05:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Tekan broadheads?

Haven't use them because they are illegal in NY, and some other states too. Check your hunting regulations before using them.
Forum: Technical
02-15-2005, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Blazer vanes and Slick Tricks?

Contender. I guess we are the only ones shooting at the "wrong" speed and experiencing this hissing. Have you tried a heavier arrow to try and slow it down s little and see if it still hisses? ...
Forum: Technical
02-15-2005, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 890
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Drop away vs Whisker Biscuit?

IMO, the whisker biscuit is the best hunting rest, hands down. It really comes down to what feachers in a rest are more important to you and what it's being used for. The WB design is as simple as...
Forum: Technical
02-15-2005, 08:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 862
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Broadhead noise

It very well could be the combination of broadhead and vanes. The vanes may be spinning the broadheads at just the right,or wrong, rpm that is generating a harmonic vibration, or a vortex...
Forum: Technical
02-15-2005, 06:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 862
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Broadhead noise

I had the exact experience with 100 grain slick tricks. I tried different slick trick heads on different arrows and it was the same. Definitly the broadhead. I was shooting a 410 grain Gold Tip XT...
02-12-2005, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Too Quick to Judge?

I also tried Spitfires this year and was not impressed. I went back to muzzys for the rest of the season. There are lots of good fixed bladed broadheads to choose from and just as many opinions to...
02-12-2005, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Cat's Eyes

Is that the same as the Photon freedom micro light? I just ordered me one from Lancaster for $15. Should be good for fielddressing as well.
02-12-2005, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: new here

Welcome jip. I would recommend going to a local pro shop and see what they have to offer. A lot of times you can pick up a real nice fully equipped used bow at a reasonable price. You'll be...
Forum: Technical
02-12-2005, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 955
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Whisker Bisquit or Whisper Disk?

As much as they say they get good fletching clearance on the disk, I would have to default to "Murphies Law" on this one. And fletching clearance will be harder to achieve with helical fletched...
Forum: Technical
02-12-2005, 12:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Blazer vanes?

I used them this year for the first time and I'm putting them on all my arrows now. They fly great with fixed broadheads and are go well with my Whisker Biscuit rest.
Forum: Bowhunting
02-12-2005, 12:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 903
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: second shot

Sure have. That's why I carry more than one arrow when I hunt.
Forum: Bowhunting
02-11-2005, 11:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 760
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Finally Got My 10 Pointer Back From The Taxidermist!!!! (pics)

Nice buck Hank. You're making me anxious to pick mine up...should be ready in April.:eek:
02-10-2005, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,311
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Cut on Contact Broadheads?

A good cut-on-contact is the Magnus Stinger. I prefer the 4 bladed design. The blades are made with hardened steel and another unique design charactoristic is how the blades are sharpened on the...
02-10-2005, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,475
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: carbon arrow fletching glue

I've had good luck with Bohning Fletch Tite Platnum as well. It works well with my blazer vanes and I'm sure would work with your feathers. You can get a 2 oz tube at eaglearchery.com for around...
Forum: The Archives
02-10-2005, 06:12 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 184,073
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Cool Hunting Pictures 2004

This is my second year of bow hunting am I was blessed with this nice 10 point. He was aged at 5 1/2 and field dressed at 180. Taken on Ft Drum NY on 11/22/04.:)

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Forum: Technical
02-09-2005, 02:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,360
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: BowTech Allegiance.... 500 grain arrow.... 333 f.p.s.

These are impressive numbers I must admit. I'm sure as people start posting their speeds we'll see some good numbers. It's probably just me figuring a loss of performance with shorter draw lengths....
Forum: Technical
02-08-2005, 07:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,360
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: BowTech Allegiance.... 500 grain arrow.... 333 f.p.s.

I think I got the quotes right now...and what I said above. I'll stick with my 233 FPS.
Forum: Technical
02-08-2005, 07:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,360
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: BowTech Allegiance.... 500 grain arrow.... 333 f.p.s.

No, it was a 500 grain arrow. What I said was if everything remains constant and you drop it from a 100# to a 70# bow, you can expect to get 70% of the energy the 100# bow would produce, and,...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-08-2005, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,403
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Fletching Removal

To remove old cresting, I put the end of my arrow in hot water for a few minutes to let it soak and then it almost peals right off. Then use acetone to clean the adhesive off.;)
Forum: Technical
02-06-2005, 05:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,791
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: whats your total arrow weight

410 grain arrows at 70#.
Forum: Technical
02-06-2005, 05:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,360
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: BowTech Allegiance.... 500 grain arrow.... 333 f.p.s.

What you are really saying is that this bow would shoot this 500 grain arrow at 233 FPS if it was set at 70 pounds. [X(]
Forum: Technical
02-06-2005, 05:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Blazer problem??

DaveC

Thanks for the lipstick idea. My wife might get a little nervious when she finds a tube in my archery supplies. It's supprising how many cosmetics are used in archery.:D
Forum: Technical
02-04-2005, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Blazer problem??

I just reread your post and see you're original setup is with feathers. Could there be a clearance problem with your rest with the blazers? I shoot a WB on mine. Did you try doing a paper tune...
Forum: Technical
02-04-2005, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Blazer problem??

What is your setup? You may want to check your FOC. The Blazers should be lighter than your other fletching which would move your FOC forward and this may cause your arrow to want to dive some. I...
Forum: Technical
02-04-2005, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By Bluefeather

Bowtech Vibrablock question

What's the best location for my vibra blocks on my bowtech limbs? I've seen it with them in next to the rizer and also out next to the cams. Also, has anyone put their hands on the new "Quick Fit"...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-29-2005, 03:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: gold tip pro hunter arrows

I use Gold Tip XT Hunter cammos and have nothing but good things to say about them. I prefer the cammo because they are a little heavier. Also, I think the process of applying the cammo finish...
01-26-2005, 02:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,370
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: whisker biscuit love it or hate it

BGfisher...Weekend warrior??? First of all, fletching clearance is not an issue so how are you screwing it up? Also, may I submit to you that there are vanes out there that are durable enough to...
Forum: Technical
01-22-2005, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 400
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Advise Needed!

You did say it got better, so why not adjust it a little more and go for the bullet hole. Some bows will shoot better with a level nocking point depending on your setup. You can always go back to...
Forum: Technical
01-22-2005, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,515
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: paper tuning tail high and left.....good

Does it have to do with traditional archery/finger shooters??? I'm a bullet hole guy.:eek:
Forum: Technical
01-22-2005, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Arrow weight question

I read once that a good technique is to use a 6 to 7 grain arrow per pound of bow draw for a good deer hunting arrow. I've found this to work well for me and think it makes sense. So, that would...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-22-2005, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,584
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Stealth Stabilizers

Okay, I'm sold...but where can I get one online???[&:][&:][&:]
Forum: Bowhunting
01-22-2005, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: 8 pointer & 10 pointer pix

Nice buck! Great to see kids getting in on the action too.:D:D:D
Forum: Bowhunting
01-22-2005, 07:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,684
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: If you could have any bow.

I would probably go with the Allegience if I liked the way it shot. I'd shoot the Switchback too just to compare the two. I'm pretty happy with my Bowtech Extreme though so it'd be a hard sell. I...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-22-2005, 07:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,274
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: Newbie+Success=Bit of Jealousy(10pt pic)

WOW! They grow them big there in IL. That is some impressive tine length. It looks like she's giving you some serious competition. ;)
Forum: Bowhunting
01-22-2005, 07:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,051
Posted By Bluefeather

RE: First Buck with my new Bowtech, pic...

Thanks everyone. A little slow to respond cause I'm currently serving overseas in the military so my day is your night. I took this buck while home on leave, which just "happened" to be for the...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-21-2005, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,051
Posted By Bluefeather

First Buck with my new Bowtech, pic...

Here's a pic of my first buck with my new bowtech. Needless to say, I am quite pleased with my bow, and the deer. He'd been chasing does hard for about two weeks before I arrowed him on 22...
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