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Re: Help Recommendations needed for a Mechanical Broadhead

Post by vixenmaster » Mon Jul 22, 2013 5:12 pm

Chris Dillard wrote:Do you use the Slick Tricks more often than Swackers?
This will be my 1st time usin swhackers, i do use RazorTricks alot. I was on a hog hunt 2 yrs ago Danny Miller came down & we all went to Ark. then over to OK. fer the Hunt. Danny shot thru a 3/4 plywood into a Rhinehart 18-1 & it were buried up 8-10" offhand shot at 20 yds almost dead center. Think i will try them out. I have 2 paks of the 2" 100gr
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Re: Help Recommendations needed for a Mechanical Broadhead

Post by Chris Dillard » Thu Aug 15, 2013 10:45 pm

I have decided on the Wasp 100 grain Jac- Hammer SST. They shoot really well out of the Exomax. Alabama season opens in about 8 weeks can't wait :twisted:
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Re: Help Recommendations needed for a Mechanical Broadhead

Post by onebigskittle » Thu Aug 15, 2013 11:57 pm

This is going to be my first time with Swhackers and with blazer vanes together they are dead on

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Re: Help Recommendations needed for a Mechanical Broadhead

Post by Cherokeeson » Fri Aug 16, 2013 9:22 am

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Re: Help Recommendations needed for a Mechanical Broadhead

Post by sumner4991 » Fri Aug 16, 2013 10:36 am

Chris . . .sorry about being late to this party. : )

In the area that you are hunting, you need more cutting surface. The more cutting, the more bleeding, and the quicker they drop. I know there are variables, but, we kill via blood loss . . .cut, more bleed more.

Since switching to a large cut mechanical, I have only had one deer make it further than 50 yards and most have fallen within sight.

I even gut shot one that only went 20 yards.

You should be able to be accurate with about any mechanical with your Exomax . . .I've tested several and they are typically easy to shoot with accuracy.

The thing you need is more cutting. You may need a little more weight to punch through using larger blades.

On a 200 pound deer, I have found that 430 grains is enough weight to get a pass through using the large blades.

I have lost one, but, after looking closely, it looked like I had a deflection . . .unfortunately, that's part of the hunt.

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Re: Help Recommendations needed for a Mechanical Broadhead

Post by Chris Dillard » Fri Aug 16, 2013 7:21 pm

Sumner, I feel exactly the same way. I think by climbing a little lower in the tree I'll catch more of the vitals along with all that extra cutting surface I'm going to kill and retrieve these big swamp bucks that have been getting away. I wish I had some photos to share of my hunting area. I have to go in by boat and occasionally have to wear chest waders to get to my stand locations. Big bucks are there though :!: I can't wait :D
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Re: Help Recommendations needed for a Mechanical Broadhead

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Re: Help Recommendations needed for a Mechanical Broadhead

Post by Masboy » Sat Aug 17, 2013 10:11 am

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Re: Help Recommendations needed for a Mechanical Broadhead

Post by Woody Williams » Sat Aug 17, 2013 10:23 am

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