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Swat A4 impressions

Post by longbow joe » Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:08 pm

Well I'm on my 3rd doe so far and the swat A4 has performed flawlessly .
I'm using my vortex at about 315 fps with zombies.
The first one l shot was about 25 yards upon the shot was instant gush and she ran about 30 yards and it was a hell of a crash and it was over.
Out of the 3 that I shot all results were a dead deer within site.
I had the experience of the dull blades in the first batch and used them for practice...l wanted to but l just cant bash these things the proof is in the pudding .
All shots were slightly quartering away lung area .
All but one exited that one was still very adequate penetration.
I was just going to use them n go back to my xacts but l gotta wack a buck with them now why ruin a good thing and mess with success! And l got 8 more doe tags so l will report back but I'm already seeing a pattern of dead deer going very short distances.
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Re: Swat A4 impressionis

Post by xcaliber » Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:26 pm

I am using the A4-Mini with the 380, and I think I originally bought them for the Axe. Anyway, they work great, opposing 1.5" cutting width, more than drained my doe! I like them, especially since they are made here! :thumbup:
I have only one more archery tag, I'm gonna hold out for a while. Hunting for a buck on public land for the next month, but only in princess weather. :lol: :lol:
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Re: Swat A4 impressionis

Post by janesy » Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:35 pm

Awesome feedback. Once you see what these do, it's obvious. I'm so so so hoping that the titanium Hybrid makes it up here before Black Bear 2021!
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Re: Swat A4 impressionis

Post by Normous » Sat Oct 17, 2020 3:25 am

janesy wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:35 pm
Awesome feedback. Once you see what these do, it's obvious. I'm so so so hoping that the titanium Hybrid makes it up here before Black Bear 2021!
Got some Ti Hybrid here for you.
EXCALFFLICTION 1991 ->>--------> 2020
Krug Micro 355, Matrix 355 and NEMESIS
LEUPOLD VX-R 2-7, TRIJICON SRO and KAHLES Red Dot
Boo Strings
SWAT BH's
Teach Your Family How To Hunt So You Don't Have To Hunt For Your Family
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Re: Swat A4 impressions

Post by Normous » Sat Oct 17, 2020 3:25 am

Good shooting Joe. Congrats!!!
EXCALFFLICTION 1991 ->>--------> 2020
Krug Micro 355, Matrix 355 and NEMESIS
LEUPOLD VX-R 2-7, TRIJICON SRO and KAHLES Red Dot
Boo Strings
SWAT BH's
Teach Your Family How To Hunt So You Don't Have To Hunt For Your Family
Nature Is My Nurse

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Re: Swat A4 impressions

Post by tremps01 » Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:28 am

Interestingly enough! I have a few Swat A4 mini that I want to used next year.

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Re: Swat A4 impressions

Post by grouse » Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:48 am

There are so many good broadheads now that it is really up to us to make a good shot. Just about all of them will work well if we send the arrow through the vitals. Maybe the real difference is when we make a bad hit and still have a reasonably short recovery. That's one test I'm not interested in conducting.
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Re: Swat A4 impressions

Post by tremps01 » Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:26 pm

grouse wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:48 am
There are so many good broadheads now that it is really up to us to make a good shot. Just about all of them will work well if we send the arrow through the vitals. Maybe the real difference is when we make a bad hit and still have a reasonably short recovery. That's one test I'm not interested in conducting.
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Re: Swat A4 impressions

Post by xcaliber » Sat Oct 17, 2020 4:47 pm

I wanted to try another head this fall, but decided to wait, then I decided to give them to someone else here, and I ordered two packs of SWAT Hybrid 4 Blade. If these perform even close to the A4-Mini, I'm gonna make them top dog! :thumbup:
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Re: Swat A4 impressions

Post by longbow joe » Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:01 pm

Dan I'm leaning towards the A-4cp chisel point .. l think the blades up front are a novel idea but basically useless ....just my opinion.
I enjoy trying new things it keeps me buisy and broke all at the same time.
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Re: Swat A4 impressions

Post by Normous » Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:20 pm

The new CP heads feature field point POI out to 50 y in my testing.

Using the X MAG CP up here in Canada with excellent field reviews already.

The new MOAB is arriving this week for testing.
EXCALFFLICTION 1991 ->>--------> 2020
Krug Micro 355, Matrix 355 and NEMESIS
LEUPOLD VX-R 2-7, TRIJICON SRO and KAHLES Red Dot
Boo Strings
SWAT BH's
Teach Your Family How To Hunt So You Don't Have To Hunt For Your Family
Nature Is My Nurse

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Re: Swat A4 impressions

Post by janesy » Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:32 pm

Normous wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:20 pm
The new CP heads feature field point POI out to 50 y in my testing.

Using the X MAG CP up here in Canada with excellent field reviews already.

The new MOAB is arriving this week for testing.
If I may add

Image
Micro-Hybrid-bulldog "PitBull370"
MOBU Micro BD345 "Greener"
Blackout BD-Axe "Hatchet340"

Every little sound in the bush sounds like footsteps... Until you hear footsteps!

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Re: Swat A4 impressionis

Post by janesy » Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:33 pm

Normous wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 3:25 am
janesy wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:35 pm
Awesome feedback. Once you see what these do, it's obvious. I'm so so so hoping that the titanium Hybrid makes it up here before Black Bear 2021!
Got some Ti Hybrid here for you.
:eusa-dance: Oh ya!! :eusa-dance:
Micro-Hybrid-bulldog "PitBull370"
MOBU Micro BD345 "Greener"
Blackout BD-Axe "Hatchet340"

Every little sound in the bush sounds like footsteps... Until you hear footsteps!

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Re: Swat A4 impressions

Post by Normous » Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:02 pm

janesy wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:32 pm
Normous wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:20 pm
The new CP heads feature field point POI out to 50 y in my testing.

Using the X MAG CP up here in Canada with excellent field reviews already.

The new MOAB is arriving this week for testing.
If I may add

Image
2" x 1.75" FOUR BLADE :mrgreen:
EXCALFFLICTION 1991 ->>--------> 2020
Krug Micro 355, Matrix 355 and NEMESIS
LEUPOLD VX-R 2-7, TRIJICON SRO and KAHLES Red Dot
Boo Strings
SWAT BH's
Teach Your Family How To Hunt So You Don't Have To Hunt For Your Family
Nature Is My Nurse

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Re: Swat A4 impressions

Post by Normous » Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:11 pm

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EXCALFFLICTION 1991 ->>--------> 2020
Krug Micro 355, Matrix 355 and NEMESIS
LEUPOLD VX-R 2-7, TRIJICON SRO and KAHLES Red Dot
Boo Strings
SWAT BH's
Teach Your Family How To Hunt So You Don't Have To Hunt For Your Family
Nature Is My Nurse

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