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    fletching ?

    when watching some of these hunting shows,i'm wondering why some hunters shoot with cock vane up and others with it down.? Would it matter with a drop-a-way rest ?

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    Probably old habits from when they first started shooting bows. Different rests dictated how the cock feather faced.
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    i shoot cock vane (or odd vane) down just out of habit. the pro shop guy told my girlfriend to shoot with it up with the ultra rest i had put on her bow. im sure he was hoping he wouldnt have to adjust the rest but he had to anyway because the fletching was hitting
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    I think it's all a matter if set up. My rest is the trophy ridge revolution and I shoot cock vane out(right handed, vane away from my riser) to make sure I have clearance.
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    I shoot Favre style

    I'll let you figure that one out!

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    Cock vane up is recommended for some fallaways for extra clearance.

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    On most of the "newer" models it doesnt matter.. They all have complete vane clearance. I know on my rest it doesnt mater how i have the cock vane. I do have mine on top though. I shoot the ripcord drop-away. SICK rest!
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    @Fitz let us in on the Favre style! Im curious now, cause i cant figure it out!! Haha.
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    wisker biscuit users like me shoot cock vane up, da lil black strip of bristles are hard so that the arrow had more support.... i didnt know that until about 800 shots out of my bow.
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