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StarrFlight -New Fletching System

Hello,
I am an aerospace engineer an inventor of a new fletching system. I would like to share what I am doing and get feedback. However, I do not want to step out of line on this site. Is it okay for me to discuss my invention?

Thank you
Paul Morris, president
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StarrFlight -New Fletching System

If you are not trying to sell a product or service your welcome to contribute.

Our rules are straight forward and discussed here.

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Thanks,
I promise to stick with questions and answers. What I need is feedback before I go out and hock my house on adds. My invention looks very strange but over the last two years has proven itself time and time again. I truly believe it will improve the sport and allow more hunter success.

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What type of new system is it? How does it differ from the normal way? Does it improve accuracy or flight charcteristics?

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I have a "gizmo" we call FOBs. (fletching only better- for now)
It replaces feathers or vanes on any carbon ICS (internal component System). They also work of Easton Super Swage 78’s. You do need a fall away rest.

A small group of my friends and I have been hunting with FOBs for about two years now. They really do work That’s why I decided to market the thing. It looks like a strange ring wing that attaches to your arrow with a standard ICS press in nock . My goal was not “how to make a buck” but rather "how do I get a Zwickey to fly"

What it does is allow hunters to accurately shoot large fixed blade broadheads even on windy days with complete control. When I go roving or target shoot, I find I loose less arrows and FOBs out last feathers 10 to 1.

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Still kinda confused as how the thing looks. Got any pics? Could you make it useful on aluminum arrow shafts?

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Lots of photo's on the web site but I do not want to cause problems by giving it out. Let me know if posting the address would OK?

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How 'bout sending it in a private message?

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How does it attach to the shaft? I shoot Easton XX75's can you use these or will they be made to fit those type arrows?

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Uses a ICS nock (Internal Component Sytstem)to secure FOB in place.

Will work with any ICS carbon or Easton Super Swage 78's

As we grow we will be making FOBs for all.

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StarrFlight -New Fletching System

OK so you need a fallaway rest. In looking at your product, what happens when you hit an animal? Does it just break away and let the bare shaft pass through?

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