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Offline Doublegun

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Shelf pad?
« on: October 27, 2019, 10:32:17 AM »
The arrow shelf on my Sky archery recurve is radiated (rounded) not flat. It’s time to replace the current felt pad. Because of the shape should I stick with a flat felt pad or can I use a turkey feather (rounded) pad?

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Re: Shelf pad?
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2019, 01:22:10 PM »
If the shelf has a slight radius, you should be able to use a feather rest if you want to.  At some point, the radius could be so radical that the feathers begin to pull apart.  I don't know any way of knowing how much is too much without trying one, however.

Remember that you'll have to reset your nock point after you put the feather rest on.
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Re: Shelf pad?
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2019, 01:30:53 PM »
I have a feather rest on this bow and I had to use Barge Cement on each end to keep them down.
With the radius the sticky tape would slowly pull up.
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