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Would like to hear the good and bad about this rest from all users. Don't hold back. A friend of mine recommended it to me. When I look at it the rest to me goes against all I've learned about arrow contact and clearance. Do any of you have any problems with your fletching or vanes being ruined using it.
 

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with the regular 4" vanes they get a ripple effect to them after bout 100 shots, 2" blazers are a little better through a WB....as to accuracy through them i think its a non issue after seeing a video shooting with one out to 135 yards with 3 arrows with a 4" group
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had one on my pse, I'm no pro but I was able to set it up myself in the backyard and was shooting consistently very well with it, love the stability it provided without the arrow sliding anywhere as you moved in stand, only drawback was it did ripple the vanes a some after repeated use, but nothing major. I have a drop away now and have actually been toying with putting a whisker biscuit back on.
 

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like said above, fletchings get the ripples after a while, but that's the only negative effect I have had. I've been using a biscuit for over 10 years now and love it.
 

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I've had one on my bow for about 5 or 6 years now. I love that rest. Cheap vanes do get rippled. Blazer vanes to not. At least they haven't for me yet, and I've shot them a few hundred times now.

The accuracy is fine for hunting purposes. The rest does come into contact with the fletching. It's not going to be perfect.

Where it shines most is when you are hunting. The arrow can not fall off the rest. No matter how you move the bow it will not fall, nor make any noise. Well worth the minute amount of any accuracy you may loose. If any.

I also heard you may loose a few fps in speed. I never shot mine through a chronograph so I can't say for certain. I can't tell any difference in shooting though.
 

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Love my WB! Been able to paper tune, etc. with it over the last 5-6 years on 2 separate bows. For hunting it's all I use.
 

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WB's are the best for me. Even if you use 4" vanes and they do get rippled, take a blow dryer to them for about 15-20 each and they straighten out.
 

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best darned hunting rest ever!!

Had to laugh when I watched a video with Mark Drury, huge buck coming in, and then it bolts. He looks at the camera, "First time I've had an arow fall off the rest in a while."

I've never had one fall off the WB!!
 

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flanuva said:
Even if you use 4" vanes and they do get rippled, take a blow dryer to them for about 15-20 each and they straighten out.
that's a great tip, thanks!
 

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Excellent rest for hunting!!!
Flanuva,Great tip on the hairdryer-hafta give that a try,thanks!!
And just a thought for anyone thinking about getting a W.B
they do come in different sizes,make sure to get the one that fits your arrows.
 

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i had a wb on my old bow and aways dreemed about getting a d.a. but now that i have my drop away my next rest will be a w.b.
 

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I have a whisker biscuit because I could not find a fall-away that would fit my bow (Bowtec TomKat). I like the biscuit but would raher have a drop-away. My concern with the biscuit is that it would retain water and ice up.
 

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There is a product called No Snow. It is a strong water repellent that you can apply to your vanes, feather and W.B.. I am sure other water repellents would work as well, but I havent tried the others. Trophy Ridge sells it exclusively for their Whisker Biscuits but I think other stores have it for garments.

It will keep them both dry so now you shouldnt have any concerns
 

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Welcome for the tips.

With the hair dryer tip, do it shortly after the first sign of rippling. Not only will you start compensating to overcome erratic arrow flight if you wait too long, it will also be harder to correct the vanes.
 

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jimsdad said:
I have a whisker biscuit because I could not find a fall-away that would fit my bow (Bowtec TomKat). I like the biscuit but would raher have a drop-away. My concern with the biscuit is that it would retain water and ice up.
Bought my first whisker biscuit in 2001 and have yet to have any problems with them freezing up. I personally would be more concerned with the moving parts of a drop away freezing.
 

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jun1or said:
like said above, fletchings get the ripples after a while, but that's the only negative effect I have had. I've been using a biscuit for over 10 years now and love it.
The reason your vanes get this way, is because they are not made for this rest. Bohning Killer or Blazers will not do this. AAE Speedflite vanes also will work, but I prefer Blazers. Blazers work the best from this rest.
 

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i love the wb if you treat it with no snow it will not freeze. its great for hunting you can stand on your head and your arrow will not fall out. Drop aways are ok as long as you have them set just right.
 
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