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    I am wanting to apply some paint to my carbon arrows? Is this ok to do and have any of you all done this. Really looking to put white on the shafts to enable me to find them better in the woods aqnd see the blood better. Thanks in advance!
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    Paint it up!
    Hey huntn, I have been saying for a long time that guys should paint their knocks with a light coat of flourescent paint instead of luminocks. It wont hurt the shaft either if you get paint on it. Guys don't understand that lumenocks and arrow wraps add weight to the tailend of the arrow and create a slightly different front of center and thus change arrow flight. Its okay but you have to adjust for it. I don't know how much the paint will weigh but I have weighed the quickspins and lumenocks on a digital scale and they weighed between 18 to 25 grains respectively. So paintem up buddy and then shootem a few times to make sure you don't have to adjust.
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    Camo
    I used to think camo everything, shaft, vanes etc. Like Inferno4me said, the luminocks and tracers too, for that matter add weight. Some people don't realize it but, camo shafts add weight to an arrow. That's fine because it's nose to tail. You just don't want added weight on the back of your arrow. I just use brite fletches. White and Orange or lime green and orange......something that shows up good in the dark. Lets face it....most of the shaft is in the ground or leaves so you really just need to see the fletches.
    I use to be able to watch and see my arrow all the way to the target but, they fly to fast now!
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    Paint
    I use to use white or orange spray paint on the last 6 inches of my arrow. I am lazy now so I just use the quickflex's that you can buy and put on... they fly and patern the same as a arrow with out them. Here are some pics with lumenoks and with out them and a regular flexed arrow...I don't plan on shooting out past 50 yards so they are good enough for me...they all shoot the same from my bow at 20, 30 and 40 so far.
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    Paint-r-up
    I was just really wanting about 6 inches painted white just below the fletching. a light coat at that of high quality paint. Yeah, I agree, shoot after painting. This should be ok in my opinion. What do you think? Thanks!
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