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Old 08-20-2008, 07:28 AM
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Yesterday I bought 4" feathers. The guy at my shop didn't have any 5" so I figured I'd try the 4s. When I got home I cut and fletched 1 arrow, screwed in a Snuffer and went shooting. The arrow flew great. I was worried I needed 5" feathers. Does anyone else use 4" feathers?
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Old 08-20-2008, 07:32 AM
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I've used them in the past with success. I prefer the 5" though.
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Old 08-20-2008, 08:45 AM
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I've always used 4" feathers. I'm also shooting 4 fletched too though.
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Old 08-20-2008, 08:50 AM
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I've used them before, and if I ever run out of 5" (got quite a few) I'll probably switch over, just because I can get two 4" cuts from most full length feathers. I do prefer a 4-fletch with 4" though, especially with broadheads--just in case I really blow my release, a little extra feather on the shaft helps.

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Old 08-20-2008, 10:26 AM
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4-4” here. But I do shoot some 3-4” and they still fly very well. I just like the look of that “X” sticking in my target.
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Old 08-20-2008, 10:44 AM
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Ive used 4" feathers for years. I just recently (few years ago) started using 5". You will probably see no real difference, that is if they are offset like you would have for your 5 and your release is good.".
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Old 08-20-2008, 01:49 PM
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I've been using 3-4" for years
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Old 08-20-2008, 02:28 PM
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I use 4" feathers
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