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    What fletching jig works best for fletching bolts?

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    Post by Basilisk120 Fri Aug 06, 2010 12:16 pm

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    I was wondering if any one had fletching jig they liked or would recommend for fletching bolts? Or had an idea to get any jig to work? The jig I have doesn't work so well for bolts. I have made it work but that was really just eyeballing the fletching parallel. So most of the bolts turn out fine but I always have that one that flys like a drunk hummingbird.



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    Post by Michael Fri Sep 30, 2011 10:30 pm

    Well here it goes. I agree with Geezer in what he tells you? Myself I've been using the 4 (four inche) parabolics for years now. Does not matter the turn R or L. My jig is as old as the earth. Its the old 3(three) feather type. I put my feathers at 180 degrees from each other 2(two) feathers I use. Just recently I'm doing a 3(three) feather combo. That set up is 2(two) at 180 degrees and the third at 90 degrees. In that way my bolt will fit into the roller nut. My jig in other words just hold the bolt shaft while I glue the feathers onto the wooden shaft. Try 3 Rivers Archery.com. Looking in their catalog they have everything from low price to a high speed one that will jig up 6(six) fletch wow? Well I hoped that I help you some HEY WAKE UP!!!! Mike
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    Post by Saxon Crusader Sun Jun 02, 2013 12:58 pm

    After reading this whole thread I thought I'd throw in a slight adaptation: what about the JoJan Multi-Fletcher? I heard they now have a crossbow adapter but I was dubious about buying six of them until I heard from anyone who'd used them if they are ok or not. 90 degree parabolic fletches on my bolts btw...
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    Post by chaz Sun Jun 02, 2013 9:43 pm

    Saxon,

    Try www.bohning.com archery supply .......... they have several fletching jigs.........might be helpful.

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    Post by Basilisk120 Sun Jun 02, 2013 9:50 pm

    Saxon Crusader wrote:After reading this whole thread I thought I'd throw in a slight adaptation: what about the JoJan Multi-Fletcher? I heard they now have a crossbow adapter but I was dubious about buying six of them until I heard from anyone who'd used them if they are ok or not. 90 degree parabolic fletches on my bolts btw...

    I use one and they work great. They are quite convenient, when the 6th feather is placed the first bolt is ready for the next fletching. I would recommend the JoJan Multi-fletcher.



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