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Do you re-vane your arrows?

  • Yes

    Votes: 153 87.9%
  • No, I buy new arrows with vanes on them

    Votes: 9 5.2%
  • No, I pay someone to do it

    Votes: 13 7.5%
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I was just curious as to what percentage of you bowhunters will actually re-vane your arrows vs buy them re-vaned vs pay someone to do it.

David
 

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For now, I buy new arrows with new vanes.

David
 

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It was the first archery maintenance thing I learned to do myself.
 

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You should really start refletching your own arrows. You could save a lot of money for other hunting stuff!!
 

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I've always refletched mine. I like the fact that every vane or feather is put on with the exact same jig.

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I buy bare shafts and then cut them to length, install inserts and nocks and then fletch them and refletch if a vane gets damaged.
 

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i refletch all of mine and my wifes arrows,saves alot of money plus i like fletching our own arrows,plus i can experiment with differnt vanes and such :thumbs_up
 

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I'm pretty new to archery so I've been buying arrows that are already fletched. However any that I damage, I'll be saving with the intention of refletching in the future...
 

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I refletch mine. I dont want to sound cocky but I can do it better the way I want them done.
 

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Build them myself and re-vane them myself. That way they are always made the same. And as others have stated, you also save $$ :smile:
 

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Yes I re-fletch my own arrows.
Yes I buy arrows with fletching already on them. It's just not worth the cost of bulk shafts, bulk feathers, bulk knocks and the time to put everything together.
 

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yepper............

own a grayling with straight and right helicle clamps. can do anything i need with it.

if you dont ................then youre at the mercy of retailers !!!

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Its funny you should ask, I just refletched 5 of them today, for a 3D shoot this weekend! :thumbs_up

Like the others have said, it really saves money. You should learn, its not difficult at all!
 

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I do everything but cut my own, and hopefully I'll be able to do it myself soon.
 

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i do it myself and im only 14.....

i tought myself how to do it basically when i was 12 and always enjoy doing it, its a good hobby to have. i really like doing them myself.
 

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If I had to pay to re-fletch my arrows, I'd be broke.
 

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Yea I do all my own,and my dads,brothers,nephews and buddies....
I enjoy it, and it saves us all a few bucks a year....... :)
 

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Don't want to change the thread, but what are some of the fletching jigs you fellers use. I want to fletch my own but don't know for sure what to look for in a quality jig. I've really been considering getting a Bitzenberger. Any help is appreciated.
 
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