I was curious about these and if folks had to change their anchor points when using them since they seem to sit back further on the arrow than fletchings do. Also..why some folks are so dead set against using them. Being out of the compound scene for so long,shooting only hand cut feathers and cedar footed shafts until just recently having a set of traditional looking carbon arrows given to me for a birthday present..I am amazed at how some folks reactions is to these little foils..I mean..I do like feathers..don't get me wrong..but..with all of the modern technology available to make shooting a compound easier and more importantly more accurately especially at longer distances,it would only seem a natural progression to something like this. Heck..I'm more a traditionalist than the majority of posters I have seen lately..and I just don't get it. I've seen people posting they aren't traditional enough looking...What a riot..Sorry..perhaps not traditional enough from their perspective of what they are accustom to with vains..but..from a real traditionalist's perspective it seems pretty damn funny.Some of the other comments to my inquiry about them over there have been complaints of them popping off when shot through a animal (duh) and that folks actually like to fletch their arrows...Well..I can understand the later if a person finds pleasure or something therapeutic in spending hours on a rainy afternoon doing that..but I really like the idea of shooting more than working more..and at my age..every hour counts...and if they can make me more accurate by using them..then that is all that should really matter..cause wind drift messes up even real heavy arrows at long distances...so I know it will really push a light one at 50-80 yards..
Anyway..just thought I would share that opinion of mine on that...
As too these FOB's though...I have one of the moderators over on AT who has graciously volunteered to send me some to try..which I accepted and I have to re-do my rest again as well as how the shop that set it up for me has the string served into the cable instead of the slider that came with it..so I most likely will wind up getting a nice set of custom strings made up for it and do it up right to start this time..
I'm quite surprised that there aren't some 3 paks available for these everywhere..That would certainly get the word out pretty fast about them..
Never mind..just spoke with Paul...and I know why now
He's a very nice guy..and very helpful..taking a-lot of time out of his day to help a old fart like me..Looks like I got some more stuff to buy to get this bow into the 21st century..Heck...this looks like it's going to be more fun then the last time I was shooting compounds...