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For my birthday my lovely wife bought me an assortment of archery supplies. (chosen from my wish list). The one thing she ordered that was not on the list was some full length Feathers because she thought they were pretty.

Well I instantly thought of Flu Flu fletching and grabbed the contact cement. Now this was my first attempt at spiral flu flu and it turned out pretty good. I took it out and shot it and was amazed how it shot with the quick drop off at the end.

I haven't shot at a target yet, (working on form and all that.) But an idea crept in my head so I grabbed an empty milk jug and headed to the backyard. After moving the Lawn gnomes and delicates to a safe zone, I set the jug on the ground nocked an arrow got ready and gave the jug a kick. The first shot was more of a wrestling match between me and the bow, trying to draw and the arrow flopping of the rest without getting the shot off. After awhile I was able to draw, shoot and sometimes hit. Spent hours doing this. The most fun I've had with my recurve so far! just curious what you all might use when shooting like this? :shooting:
 

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I LOVE flu flus!

You might find that the spiral wrap is not particularly durable (mine only last a few weeks). What I do now is a 6 fletch with 2" pieces of full length feather. Lets me get lots of fletching done without much waste, good durability and looks pretty slick too!

See if you can get your wife to throw some pizza boxes for you, they make great targets.

Have fun.

-Grant
 
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Went to Compton a few years ago and got to see the Ariel shoot. What a hoot, not only was it cool to see all the flu-flu arrows fly, but hearing all those arrows shot at the same time was amazing. There must have been 20 people shooting at the same target. Maybe someone has pictures or videos of the shoot?
 

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I LOVE flu flus!

You might find that the spiral wrap is not particularly durable (mine only last a few weeks). What I do now is a 6 fletch with 2" pieces of full length feather. Lets me get lots of fletching done without much waste, good durability and looks pretty slick too!

See if you can get your wife to throw some pizza boxes for you, they make great targets.

Have fun.

-Grant
Will try the 2" full fletch, I can just see my wife saying "You want me to stand in front of you and throw what? while you shoot" LOL
 

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Just put as much offset as your jig will allow, should be lots with just 2" of fletch.

They will go about 50% futher then spiral.

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They are 6 full height fletches. Pretty similar distance to 3x4" full height. Perhaps 80-100yds max, 40-50 when launched at lower thrown targets.

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I use nerf soccer balls. I put a short piece of rope through them to make them easier to throw. They are easier to throw than discs and they make good "bunnies" when rolled across the ground.
Flu flus are a blast! I put 6 - 4" uncut feathers on mine. I like bright orange wraps and feathers, makes them easier to find. I don't think they fly much over 100 yards.
 
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