Difference between revisions of "Arrow"

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It consists of:
 
It consists of:
  
*a head that may be socketed or tanged (particulary prevalent in Viking arrows)
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*a head that may be socketed or tanged (the latter particulary prevalent in Viking arrows)
  
*a shaft or stele that may be parallel, barrelled or tapered
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*a shaft (or stele) that may be parallel, barrelled or tapered
  
 
*flights or fletches that are bound along the length of the feathers and before and aft of the same
 
*flights or fletches that are bound along the length of the feathers and before and aft of the same

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