What broadhead are you using

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What broadhead are you using

Post by Carnivorous » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:00 am

Now for some hunting related talk! Lol

I flung some arrows with broad-heads this weekend to get prepared for Bear.

First made sure I was dialed in with my field trip points.

Set up my burlap bag stuffed with rags.

First up 100gr Grim reaper pro 2" cut whitetail special mechanical.
First shot flew the same as my fp out to 20.
Second shot with same head almost missed the target. Sounded like one blade deployed early and upon inspection the blades bent after 2 shots in to burlap. Garbage!

Pulled out the tried and true QAD Exodus 125gr heads.
Same POI as my field points out to 50 yards with a solid rest and amazing penetration. Through the burlap and half way in to my target back stop. The blades are still razor sharp after multiple shots.

That takes care of the broadhead test. If I can't test and shoot with a head multiple times I won't use it!!

The éxodus head isn't a wide cut at 1.25" but if I place my arrow where it needs to go I'm 100% confident it will end well.. :)
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Re: What broadhead are you using

Post by hunter with MS » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:09 am

Expandable Excalibur X act fixed muzzy trocar crossbow

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Re: What broadhead are you using

Post by Farmer » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:33 am

Ramcat 125 for me Jeff . Have tried them to 50 yards with excellent results with Zombie slayers and 110 grain front insert . QAD Exodus would be another I would choose.

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Re: What broadhead are you using

Post by nchunterkw » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:54 am

Still using the 125 Ramcts as well. I wish the blades were thicker, but they fly so well and really make a nice hole. Plus I got a bunch on sale at Cabelas . Did a great job on my Quebec bear as well. In fact so well that it went through the bear and completely buried in a tree. QAD Exodus is on my list to try.
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Re: What broadhead are you using

Post by GrassyKnoll » Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:21 am

Using the Rage Hypodermics. It will be three seasons now.. :thumbup:
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Post by papa bear1 » Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:23 am

Scwacker 125 grn. 2 1/4 in. cut they have never failed me . :thumbup:

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Re: What broadhead are you using

Post by Bcxbow » Mon Aug 06, 2018 11:55 am

Ramcats and Magnus Black Hornets depending on the game. Both group very well out to 60yds.

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Re: What broadhead are you using

Post by paulaboutform » Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:21 pm

The qad exodus is super tough and accurate for sure. I also love the entire slick trick lineup. The spitfires are fantastic for mechanicals. All that being said, nothing has performed for me as well as the toxic broadheads. Period. Now, all my bows are heavy hitters so they plow through whatever I shoot at. I mention this because the qad and slicks far out-penetrate the toxics. I have found this on targets but have blasted through all game shot with toxics. Toxic bloodtrails and recovery distances have been shorter than any other broadheads I've used.

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Re: What broadhead are you using

Post by nchunter » Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:42 pm

Never heard of the Qad Exodus, but they look like a good, strong broad head design. Nice thing about the Slick Tricks is they’re 4-blade cutters.

In recent years I converted from mechanical to fixed. Last year I tried an over-sized two-blade, single-bevel cut-on-contact head. It’s made by Centaur Archery and called the Battle Axe. I even got a pass-through on a deer lengthwise!

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Re: What broadhead are you using

Post by W.Miguire » Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:06 pm

I think I am going to use Magnus Sir razors 125's they fly well and stay sharp. and they don't open in flight :thumbup:

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Re: What broadhead are you using

Post by robertyb » Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:48 pm

GrassyKnoll wrote:
Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:21 am
Using the Rage Hypodermics. It will be three seasons now.. :thumbup:
I will be shooting them again too. As many as I have probably from now on. :lol:
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Re: What broadhead are you using

Post by vixenmaster » Mon Aug 06, 2018 2:23 pm

I am goin to use FOC's wid me Pipsqueak 1st tick toter. Then i have some older Torrid SS Mech. i am goin to use up
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Re: What broadhead are you using

Post by Hester0305 » Mon Aug 06, 2018 2:38 pm

FOC's 3 years now they sure do put a hurting on a deer.
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Re: What broadhead are you using

Post by catclr » Mon Aug 06, 2018 3:15 pm

Will be using the Bloodsport Hybrid has 1 1/4 fixed cut on contact & 2 1/4 expandable. Will have the Fixpandable in quiver, used last year, & have some Ramcats might try.
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