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I would like your opinions on your favourite broadheads and arrows for:
Thanks everyone.Oh, and anyone know where to shoot close to Niagara on the Lake - besides a local farmer.
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Excalibur firebolts and Excalibur mechanicals like most do on this site.
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Fer all my game animals its RazorTricks or Spitfire's!
Arrows i like Easton's alum. 2114 & 2216. Thinkin of getting some Blk. Eagle Executioners wid Lock n load inserts
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I use 125gr spitfire's for turkey & as a back up for deer and hogs. I shoot 125gr slick trick mags and standards as my #1 broadhead now.
Can't hunt bear in south georgia but we got some hawgs that will make ya stain your britches!!!
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Micro 335 Camo. Micro Nightmare. Vixen Matrix 310 Axiom
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I have been using Firebolts and GTII's. For broadheads it has been the Excalibur X-Act Mechanical and the BoltCutter Fixed Broadheads. I am getting stronger as each day goes by. I still need to take a nap once or twice during the day. Happy Hunting.
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Slick Trick 100 gr. mags for everything. I have several different arrows that shoot great so don't have a favorite arrow yet.
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Hester0305 wrote:Slick Trick 100 gr. mags for everything. I have several different arrows that shoot great so don't have a favorite arrow yet.
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I started with Excalibur 150 grain boltcutters, but I am switching to Slick Trick 150 grain Xbow Magnums. I use Firebolts.
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Another vote for Slick Tricks. Complaints are very rare and usually turn out to be a tuning issue.
Effective on deer and turkeys too. For the birds it helps to use a grappler to slow the penetration.
Bear, I have no idea, but don't see any issues, the blades are strong.
As for shafts, no big difference in the major brands.
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My Vortex is very fond of slinging Firebolts w/2' Blazers,25gr after shock BH Booster and 125gr Vortex Pro-extremes. The total bolt weight is 404gr. This set-up results in complete pass through, short,heavy blood trails and quick recovery.
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No turkeys up here but we have sharptail and roughed grouse. Use blunts on them as ranges are usually short. For everything else I use the Slick Trick 175 gr. on Firebolts fletched with 2" Blazers using the Bolt tool. From the Vortex with a FFF string that gets me just over 300 fps. Accuracy is very consistent out to 50 yd. and xbow noise is reduced quite a bit.
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