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Time to make some CHANGES!

Thinking about changing my feather shape from 'Parabolic' to 'Banana'.

Does anyone have experience with 'Banana' shape feathers?

Tell me what kinds of feather shapes you guys use!
 

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I've tried 5.5 inch bananas. They made noise for me. I now shoot 3 two inch feathers with big 160 Snuffers. If you have high FOC you don't need much to guide the rear. I put my test and reasons on the LW. You could do a search there.

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I've been using a 4" TrueFlight parabolic but just ordered 50- 2" Shield cut Rayzrs.
 

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Im just running 4 inch trueflight feathers also , havent had any problems with them , they do the job nicely.
 

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my problem with shield cut is they can get stuck on each other when pulling them out of a tightly packed quiver, so I switched to 4" parabolic. They work great
 

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Hmm, I guess I have to give it a try and make my mind!
 

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I use 5 1/2" Low Profile Banana cut feathers on all of my hunting arrows.
Quiet, stable flight, and the rounded back holds up better when toted through the woods in my quiver.

I think they look pretty cool too.

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I buy 4" shield cut turkey feathers & make the low bananas from goose & seagull feathers - I live by a river - if the bananas get loud I just cut of an inch & convert them to shields - no difference at all in accuracy between either that I can tell - M
 

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Firstly im a gateway *****.. I love gateway feathers! As for what i use... I used to use 4" parabolic 3 fletched. Now i use 3" parabolic 4 fletched... So the surface area is the same on both setups, however the 4 fletch i feel i have much more control of the shot... Call me crazy but my bad shots are not as bad anymore.
 

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Bananna are proven to be the most efficent and sometimes quiet of all. I really dont think there is any difference for most of the shooting we do other than asthetics really. I have fletched and shot them all and I cant tell any real differences...
 
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