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I use left wing for a couple of reasons. Back in the later 70's when I wanted to start fletching left was all I could get. Seems in those days they used to clip the right wing to keep birds from flying away. I bought a Jo Jan multi fletcher and except for replacing the spring clips about 5 years ago the darn thing won't break. I also have a straight multi fletcher for vanes. I do have a right wing and a straight Blitz jigs as well.
Another reason one might choose left over right is if the bow or the shooter are not tuned right it is possible to catch a quill in your hand shooting off the shelf. It doesn't make sense to me if you look at the feather alignment. This may be an old wives tale but one I have heard repeated over the years.
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