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Item Number: 3562X
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Price: $12.95
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Wild Turkey Feather Arrow Rest
 
4.5

(based on 21 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Accurate (8)
  • Durable (8)
  • Easy to adjust (4)
  • Easy to draw (3)
  • Easy to handle (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practice (12)
    • Hunting (11)
    • All weather (7)
    • Good weather (5)
    • Competition (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (16), Expert archer (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (18)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    A really nice rest

    My girlfriend received a 1955 Bear Kodiak Special from her Father that belong to her grandfather. The bow was in amazingly good shape but the feather rest, which I had never seen before,...Read complete review

    My girlfriend received a 1955 Bear Kodiak Special from her Father that belong to her grandfather. The bow was in amazingly good shape but the feather rest, which I had never seen before, had to be replaced. I was amazed to see that someone actually had this rest.

    Installing it on the bow was a snap, just peel and stick, however it is hard to get all four corners of the leather base to lay flat on the curved shelf of the bow. maybe softening the leather up with a hair dryer might have helped, but once in place it remains in place.

    It really is an amazing rest, the arrows draw cleanly and release without any disruption because the feathers compress downward as the arrow moves with the grain of the feathers.

    My girlfriend is a very good shot and they has definitely helped her grouping while keeping with the tradition of the bow.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Too small

    It is fine if you are just in your backyard, and not moving a lot, but, in a hunting situation, I find the arrow, even though the feathers are sloped toward the...Read complete review

    It is fine if you are just in your backyard, and not moving a lot, but, in a hunting situation, I find the arrow, even though the feathers are sloped toward the riser, has a tendency to fall off. I plan to modify the rest with additional feathers and use a higher one at the outside the reduce the likelihood of that happening. And as was mentioned by another reviewer, it does not like to bend over a riser crown. I plan on using it on a old Ben Pearson recurve with a flat shelf.

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    4.0

    worth a try

    By 

    from NSW Australia

    About Me Recreational Archer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Weather
        • Competition
        • Good Weather
        • Hunting
        • Practice
        • Reenactment

        Comments about Wild Turkey Feather Arrow Rest:

        bought this one to try on a samick sage with timber arrows/ feather fletching.
        adheres directly to the shelf. arrows shoot very nicely, good clearance, quiet, kind on fletching, simple to install, problem free shooting. worth a try. also looks great

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        Looks good

        By 

        from Hanford, c

        About Me Recreational Archer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Wild Turkey Feather Arrow Rest:

              Been to wet & foggy to shoot so far.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              The soft rest

              By 

              from Hummelstown, PA

              About Me Recreational Archer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Adjust
              • Easy To Handle

              Cons

              • Needs Better Adhesive
              • Should Be More Flexible

              Best Uses

              • All Weather
              • Hunting
              • Practice

              Comments about Wild Turkey Feather Arrow Rest:

              I have been using a bear glue on plastic rest for the last two seasons. The rest works great but it is very hard on my arrow feathers. This feather rest is soft and compliant. It does not seem to be damaging my new arrow feathers. It is easy to tune the arrow flight using this rest. Make sure you have your side rest in place prior to locating this on your riser shelf. I recommend using some fletching adhesive around the edges because it does tend to lift a little on the corners.

              Service and delivery comments:

              Delivery was prompt and the packaging was great.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              4.0

              pleasantly surprised

              By 

              from Akron, OH

              About Me Recreational Archer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Wild Turkey Feather Arrow Rest:

                    Despite a close up picture of the product, the way this rest works was not clear to me until I had it on my riser shelf. I was wondering why there was a LH & RH version. The reason is the feather height become lower on the side facing towards the riser. The arrow shaft settles into a wedge formed between the rest and your strike plate, kind of like a low-tech version of a flipper rest & plunger. I was using a Bear Weather Rest before, and am much happier with this. The only complaint is that either the leather needs to be more flexible or the adhesive needs to be stickier. On a crowned shelf, it has a tendency to pull away at the edges. I just push it back down before my shooting session each time.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    5.0

                    Amazing improvement

                    By 

                    from South Dakota

                    About Me Expert Archer

                    Pros

                    • Accurate
                    • Decreased Group Size

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Competition
                      • Hunting
                      • Practice

                      Comments about Wild Turkey Feather Arrow Rest:

                      I've been shooting since the early 1960's. I'm one of those guys who likes to fiddle with different ideas to improve accuracy. That being said, I've never shot with a feather arrow rest till yesterday. I shoot every day.

                      I'm attaching a photo of one of my groups from yesterday. Can't say in all my years of shooting I've ever found anything that improved my group size so fast.

                      No way of knowing how durable it is but if it wears out, I'll buy another. Wouldn't you?

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      3.0

                      Too small

                      By 

                      from Rockaway Beach, MO.

                      About Me Recreational Archer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Quiet

                      Cons

                      • Arrows Fall Off
                      • Too small

                      Best Uses

                      • Practice

                      Comments about Wild Turkey Feather Arrow Rest:

                      It is fine if you are just in your backyard, and not moving a lot, but, in a hunting situation, I find the arrow, even though the feathers are sloped toward the riser, has a tendency to fall off. I plan to modify the rest with additional feathers and use a higher one at the outside the reduce the likelihood of that happening. And as was mentioned by another reviewer, it does not like to bend over a riser crown. I plan on using it on a old Ben Pearson recurve with a flat shelf.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      5.0

                      wild turkey feather arrow rest

                      By 

                      from San Diego

                      About Me Recreational Archer

                      Pros

                      • Accurate
                      • Durable
                      • Water Resistant

                      Cons

                      • none

                      Best Uses

                      • All Weather
                      • Competition
                      • Hunting

                      Comments about Wild Turkey Feather Arrow Rest:

                      Love how this looks on my black widow. Have had no problem with feather rest not performing when wet. Love how silent arrow is through rest. Have shots thousands of arrows and little sign of wear. Like others, getting all of backing to stick on radioed shelf was small problem. So I used arrow fletching glue on corners. Easy.

                       
                      5.0

                      A really nice rest

                      By 

                      from Charleston, SC

                      About Me Recreational Archer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Collapses Easily
                      • Maintains Its Form
                      • Smooth

                      Cons

                      • Base Doesn't Flatten

                      Best Uses

                      • All Weather

                      Comments about Wild Turkey Feather Arrow Rest:

                      My girlfriend received a 1955 Bear Kodiak Special from her Father that belong to her grandfather. The bow was in amazingly good shape but the feather rest, which I had never seen before, had to be replaced. I was amazed to see that someone actually had this rest.

                      Installing it on the bow was a snap, just peel and stick, however it is hard to get all four corners of the leather base to lay flat on the curved shelf of the bow. maybe softening the leather up with a hair dryer might have helped, but once in place it remains in place.

                      It really is an amazing rest, the arrows draw cleanly and release without any disruption because the feathers compress downward as the arrow moves with the grain of the feathers.

                      My girlfriend is a very good shot and they has definitely helped her grouping while keeping with the tradition of the bow.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      5.0

                      Great Arrow Rest for flat shelf only.

                      By 

                      from Mckinney,Tx

                      About Me Recreational Archer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Accurate
                      • Durable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Practice

                        Comments about Wild Turkey Feather Arrow Rest:

                        Great for a flat shelf riser, will not stick on a radiused or crowned shelf very well, other than that a really cool rest.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        4.0

                        Pretty, functional and small.

                        By 

                        from Portland, OR

                        About Me Recreational Archer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Accurate
                        • Durable

                        Cons

                        • Not Waterproof

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Wild Turkey Feather Arrow Rest:

                          Love the way it looks on my Samick Sage, especially now that I have a FF Flemish string. Seems to squish down well, smaller than I thought it would be...about 1"x2".

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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