Remember that no matter how good tail feathers look, or how stiff
they may seem, you want the outer wing feathers for fletching. I
would think that you would treat them like any other kind of feather
used for fletching.
Just my two soldi...
--- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, mac_lochloinn@n... wrote:
> I may have asked this question before and 5then again I may not
> have so........
> Does anyone have any experience wit fletching arrows with the
> feathers of Parrots and Cockatoos?? a lot of large breeds and I can
> attest to the rigidity of the feathers of Macaws :)
> YIS and in Good Humor Fearghus
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