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Re: Favorite broadheads?

Post by ihunt » Mon Oct 02, 2017 2:45 pm

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Re: Favorite broadheads?

Post by Bcxbow » Mon Oct 02, 2017 2:54 pm

nchunterkw wrote:
Mon Oct 02, 2017 8:20 am


My kinda thinkin' !! I do the same thing but I'm shooting RamCats now.

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Montecs fly great..really consistent, but I cannot get them really sharp and this contributes to less blood IMO. But I put one through both shoulders of a mature doe a few years ago. She didn't go far at all but there was zero blood. Of course that is a bit of a fwd shot so maybe I'm unfairly blaming the head. Used these on the first bison too at the outfitters suggestion. Performed well with no damage at all.

I am also a big fan of Montecs but like most have fought the frustration of getting them sharp. I am too hard headed to to just get over something like this so i kept trying until I can now have the old style SS Montecs scary sharp in 3-4 minutes per head. Follow the basic instructions from the link below but make the following changes to the materials.

http://www.g5outdoors.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/diamond-stone-instructions.pdf

I start with a 600 grit diamond stone for about 10 strokes on all three sides then repeat the process using 1500 grit wet/dry sandpaper then 2500 grit paper then finally about 30 strokes per side on 9000 grit (.5 micron) paper.

This will give you a mirror finish on the edges that is incredibly scary sharp.
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Re: Favorite broadheads?

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Re: Favorite broadheads?

Post by vixenmaster » Mon Oct 02, 2017 10:04 pm

Which ever one i have on the bidness end of my arrow at the time of shootin a tick toter
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Re: Favorite broadheads?

Post by one shot scott » Mon Oct 02, 2017 10:19 pm

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Re: Favorite broadheads?

Post by nchunterkw » Tue Oct 03, 2017 8:28 am

Bcxbow wrote:
Mon Oct 02, 2017 2:54 pm
nchunterkw wrote:
Mon Oct 02, 2017 8:20 am


My kinda thinkin' !! I do the same thing but I'm shooting RamCats now.

Favorites
Ramcat 125
Slick Trick (150 xbow, 125 magnum, 100 std)
Magnus 2 blade 150 (here piggy, piggy)

Montecs fly great..really consistent, but I cannot get them really sharp and this contributes to less blood IMO. But I put one through both shoulders of a mature doe a few years ago. She didn't go far at all but there was zero blood. Of course that is a bit of a fwd shot so maybe I'm unfairly blaming the head. Used these on the first bison too at the outfitters suggestion. Performed well with no damage at all.

I am also a big fan of Montecs but like most have fought the frustration of getting them sharp. I am too hard headed to to just get over something like this so i kept trying until I can now have the old style SS Montecs scary sharp in 3-4 minutes per head. Follow the basic instructions from the link below but make the following changes to the materials.

http://www.g5outdoors.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/diamond-stone-instructions.pdf

I start with a 600 grit diamond stone for about 10 strokes on all three sides then repeat the process using 1500 grit wet/dry sandpaper then 2500 grit paper then finally about 30 strokes per side on 9000 grit (.5 micron) paper.

This will give you a mirror finish on the edges that is incredibly scary sharp.

Nice!! I'll give it a try. If I could get them shaving sharp I think that would help the blood trails.
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Re: Favorite broadheads?

Post by Bcxbow » Tue Oct 03, 2017 12:16 pm

Here is how the old style stainless Montecs look when I finish with them Keith. I wear Kevlar glove when I get to the final two sharpening stages.

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Re: Favorite broadheads?

Post by nchunterkw » Tue Oct 03, 2017 1:07 pm

Will they shave your arm? Maybe my trouble is that I have the Montec CS which is carbon steel.......
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Re: Favorite broadheads?

Post by Bcxbow » Tue Oct 03, 2017 1:16 pm

Not only will they shave your arm but will cut a slightly stretched rubber band with just their own weight.
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Re: Favorite broadheads?

Post by Mmiller385 » Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:11 pm

Can't beat the good ol 3 blade muzzy 100gr. I've also had good look out of the black out gators.
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Re: Favorite broadheads?

Post by stoneycreekhunter » Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:07 pm

NAP FOCs. They are lethal.

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Re: Favorite broadheads?

Post by jody5252 » Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:41 pm

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Re: Favorite broadheads?

Post by Back strap » Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:29 pm

RAMCATS without a doubt. Will never shoot anything else unless they stop making them...!
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Re: Favorite broadheads?

Post by Predator55 » Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:13 am

I use a woodsman 150 gr and it puts them down quick.

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Re: Favorite broadheads?

Post by catclr » Mon Oct 16, 2017 1:58 pm

I used the Fixpandable broad head on my doe a few weeks back, it is a fix and expandable head, also the Dead Ringer Trauma & X-Act, all expandable's.
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