Whisker Biscuit and Arrow Velocity

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This topic contains 71 replies, has 44 contributors, and was last updated by gjarcher gjarcher 1 year, 9 months ago.

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  • February 19, 2007 at 10:21 pm #509797 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 1/10/2006
    Thanks for the info. I wonder if stiffer vanes like the Blazers would also make a difference? [=}=]
    February 22, 2007 at 8:04 pm #509798 Back to Top REPORT


    Joined: 8/15/2006
    Thank you. You just saved me some money I was going to buy a dropaway
    February 23, 2007 at 1:21 am #509799 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 5/24/2004
    thanks for the test i would say after all the WB isnt really a bad rest i can handle 5fps loss…
    February 23, 2007 at 8:32 pm #509800 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 5/16/2006
    Location: Alberta
    :D AHHHHHHHH -you guys ruined all my fun–I kinna enjoyed the weekly “WB SMACKDOWN” :^O

    Awesome post- :thumbup – thanks for that—some things I have been telling deaf ears for years :p

    -I also BET that all the arrows shot from the machine hit the exact hole each time :thumbup

    The WB is an excellent tool for the K.I.S.S. [Keeep It Simple Stupid] crowd like myself- and I [or/and most veteran shooters] can consistently shot in the 280 290’s Vegas FITA rounds utilising the WB.

    I would also bet that IF…the taken the WB and any Drop Away–shoot them via shooting Machine that after a couple of hundred or so shots that the WB would be more consistent in hole punching and tend to move less on impact due to string/cable “Settlement”, wear and bow rest components moving.

    I have been in a few “situations” in hunting adventures where even only a handful of veterans could keep an arrow on a drop away or launcher type rest—bear attack :shock: ,- elk slamming willow bush I was hiding behind knocking me, bow, and arrow in several direction [:supershocked] s, etc.

    I’m not knocking the beloved drop aways and/or shooters [=}=] –Im just an avid WB fan and my 100’s of shooters that walk out of my shop wear one on their bow–for all reasons mention above–[all hunter class].

    JMO– I :X WB

    Oh and IRONMAIDEN [/u:1mymsre1]-interesting concept hmmm :-k

    :thumbup Neil

    February 24, 2007 at 1:44 am #509801 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 12/25/2006
    Location: Virginia
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    Do you have to shoot fletch down on a WB :?:
    February 25, 2007 at 12:17 am #509802 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 2/25/2007
    no you actually shoot odd fletch up because the brown whiskers are not as stiff and arent as rough on the fletchings
    March 28, 2007 at 9:45 am #509803 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 5/24/2004
    Thanks for the info. I was thinking of trying both the (WB and the drop away just to get my own experience but I don’t think I need to now. My arrow shafts are slightly smaller than the WB so I’m A ok. Great findings thanks a mill. :thumbup
    March 31, 2007 at 7:06 pm #509804 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 2/8/2006
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    Thanks for the info. I wonder if stiffer vanes like the Blazers would also make a difference? [=}=]

    I was wondering the same thing. Since the Blazers are also a higher profile vane in addition to being stiffer, would that have any (measureable) effect on performance of the WB?

    April 3, 2007 at 3:40 am #509805 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 5/24/2004
    I’ve been thinking of switching to a WB. I shoot blazers and have spoken with several experienced archery pro’s in the area regarding the WB and vane damage. All have told me that the damage is very minimal, if any, with the blazer vanes. All shoot a WB and have their arrows with the blazer wraps and vanes and all shoot everyday. The only thing they added was a little drop of fletch-tight at the tip of every vane. No problems.
    April 9, 2007 at 11:17 pm #509806 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 5/24/2004
    this is a 1st class post and great information thanks for keeping us consumers informed
    April 10, 2007 at 1:52 pm #509807 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 5/24/2004
    I Shot with a wb for a little while and was happy with it but decided to try a fall away. Once I got my bow tuned with the drop away rest I am very pleased (why) because I was shooting 4″ vane arrows and they were getting rippled with the WB , I also shoot the 2″ blazers which the WB had no effect on. I just always believe in get my own experience instead of what someone told me for first hand experience because you may not have the same opinion. So if you like the WB then stay with it. :thumbup
    April 12, 2007 at 2:36 am #509808 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 5/24/2004
    I could not get my drenaline with a whammy on to give me good arrow flight downrange. It just would not tune. I was getting great groups, but the arrow flight looked like crap. After a couple weeks of screwing with the whammy, 3 different arrow spines and fletching combos, I finally tossed a biscuit on there and 10 minutes later it was launching perfect arrows downrange.

    67#, 29″ easton epics, 100gr points, blazer’s glued on with a right helical clamp on top of wraps. I couldn’t be happier with the WB. And for a pure hunting standpoint, it’s absolutely idiot proof in the bush or blind. No rattling or falling off… As for accuracy, it’s shooting consistent 3″ groups spot on target at 40 yards…good enough for me…

    April 17, 2007 at 6:31 pm #509809 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 3/17/2007
    thought there would be more of a speed loss. great post :thumbup
    May 19, 2007 at 6:15 pm #509810 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 2/2/2007
    I shoot WB,Great post Thanks :thumbup 8D
    May 25, 2007 at 12:58 am #509811 Back to Top REPORT
    bootheel boy

    Joined: 7/21/2006
    Location: S.E. Missouri
    I love my WB. I had a arrow fall off a TM Hunter rest one time while I was letting my bow back down. My arm was tired of holding it back as I was waiting for a deer to turn broadside. The few fps loss is worth the security for me. [=}=]
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