13533Re: [SCA-Archery] Beggining Fletcher Needs Advice
- Sep 1, 2003Similar experiences here with FS. Customer service stinks, they are often
slow to ship, if they screw up your order it's difficult to get them to fix
When we order from retailers we now order from 3Rivers or Kustom King.
Links to both their sites are on archery.ansteorra.org.
HL Eadric Anstapa
----- Original Message -----
From: "Guy Taylor" <greytaylor@...>
Sent: Sunday, August 31, 2003 11:01 PM
Subject: RE: [SCA-Archery] Beggining Fletcher Needs Advice
> In mundane traditional archery circles F/S has a very bad name. It's well
> recognized that they do not hand spine or weight their shafts, even the
> that they say they do. And I've heard some horrible stories about
> service with them.
> Quite frankly, I cringe when I seen them recommended to new (or
> I occasionally use them for feathers that I've forgotten to order from my
> regular people since I can drive to F/S in 20 minutes. But that's the
> thing I purchase there.
> > Be sure and reweigh and spine every shaft you get from FS Archery
> > We've had a lot of problems with thier shafting in the past, even when
> > ordering "hand matched" wood shafts.
> > Oh. You were talking about obtaining some of the used
> > Bitzenbergers. I've
> > not had any problems with the other products from FS.
> > James
> > jotl@...
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