What's you deer combo for this year?

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What's you deer combo for this year?

Post by longbow joe » Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:26 am

Ok everyone ,boring slow times on the forum .l thought l would start a post about what your using for deer/bear this season. (Your favorite concoction)
Micro 335 camo crossbones /matrix 330 nikon bolt /vixen ll / offspring with a micro stock crossbones/ matrix 355 with a micro stock crossbones/ metal ibex (adopted manco morto)/Phoenix/ trigger tec's /xacts/super freak ex's/ spitfires/zombies

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Re: What's you deer combo for this year?

Post by longbow joe » Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:34 am

I will start. This year lm gonna use my new Phoenix project bow with xact cuts and zombies with 110 inserts from the tree.
For the ground with the ghosblind I'm gonna use the 355 with the 100 grain dead ringer super freaks,same arra just shorter . So lf l get a broadside shot lts a double lung. And l also have the option of a throat shot for the straight ons that just seem to come with the decoy.
I really want to get one with the new Phoenix first
The new swhacker hybrids intrigue me l might try them also.
Micro 335 camo crossbones /matrix 330 nikon bolt /vixen ll / offspring with a micro stock crossbones/ matrix 355 with a micro stock crossbones/ metal ibex (adopted manco morto)/Phoenix/ trigger tec's /xacts/super freak ex's/ spitfires/zombies

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Re: What's you deer combo for this year?

Post by Carnivorous » Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:04 am

Micro 335 nightmare.
Leopold crossbones scope
Executioner shafts
SK200 vanes
125 gr grim reaper razor cut

A deers worst nightmare! :)
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Re: What's you deer combo for this year?

Post by PublicLandHunter1 » Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:34 am

I am going with my BD380, Spinal Tapps with SK300 canes. Sticking with my Afflictor broadheads- 125 grain. I bought a Mancini 360 tree stand so I plan to use it in some new areas I found to hunt. I sold my M405 and bought a BD400 so plan to add a new trigger and it will be ready to hunt.
BD400 with XV530IR scope, HHA Optimizer
Zombie 20 inch with lighted nocks
Afflictor Broadheads K2 125 grain
Bulldog 380 HHA Optimizer with the XV530IR scope, Triggertech
Spinal Tapps- 18-inch
Afflictor Broadheads K2 125 grain

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Re: What's you deer combo for this year?

Post by robertyb » Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:53 am

Either my Matrix 350 LE shooting 449 grain Tactical Tapps with lighted nocks and a 125 grain hypodermic or my Scorpyd DS 420 shooting 407 grain Spynal Tapps with a 100 grain Hypodermic and Q nocks. Depends on which I grab each day as I have no preference between the two.
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Re: What's you deer combo for this year?

Post by rmb721 » Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:15 am

Equinox
Leupold VX3 1.5-5x20 heavy duplex
20" 2219 aluminum arrows
100 grain Spitfires

Total arrow weight 465 grains.

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Re: What's you deer combo for this year?

Post by Hester0305 » Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:32 pm

Micro 355
Truglo Hybrid Titanium Broadheads
Zombie Slayers with Luminocks and 92 gr. insert
Hawk Lockon stand or Hawk Double Ladder stand.

My Wife"s Deer Medicine
Matrix 350
Truglo Hybrid Titanium Broadheads
Zombie Slayers, Luminocks and 92 gr. insert
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Stryker Katana 360
Black Eagle Zombie Slayers
TruGlo Titanium X Hybrid Broadheads
NAP FOC Broadheads

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Re: What's you deer combo for this year?

Post by longbow joe » Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:46 pm

I'm gonna git me one of those crawler deer carts. This forum is always making me buy something. "I DIDN'T KNOW I NEEDED"
Micro 335 camo crossbones /matrix 330 nikon bolt /vixen ll / offspring with a micro stock crossbones/ matrix 355 with a micro stock crossbones/ metal ibex (adopted manco morto)/Phoenix/ trigger tec's /xacts/super freak ex's/ spitfires/zombies

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Re: What's you deer combo for this year?

Post by georgiaboy » Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:20 pm

I will be using my new micro 355 with the stock quills and 125gr spitfires.
My bulldog 380 will be my first back up.
Bulldog m380 blackout
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Matrix 350LE
Vixen II
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Re: What's you deer combo for this year?

Post by bigbowman » Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:30 pm

I’m going to alternate between my Bulldog 380 and the Vixen II! 18” Spynal Tapp arrows with 100gn Muzzy HB Ti for the BD380 and 20” Spynal Tapp arrows with 100gn RaptorTrick for the Vixen II.
Micro 355 “Lil Beast”
Hawke XB1 1.5-5×32 SR Scope
16.5” Zombie Slayer Arrows
Muzzy HB Ti Broadheads
Killer Instinct “Ripon Brawler”
Hawke XB1 1.5-5x32 SR Scope
20” GT 425 Ballistic Arrows
RaptorTrick Broadheads

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Re: What's you deer combo for this year?

Post by gerald strine » Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:40 pm

350 Matrix le with a twilight scope, 2219 aluminum autumn orange shafts, blazer veins , 175 gr Slick Trick 4 blade , Custom Helle Knife, Nikon range finder.
Carved tip Exocet for back up.
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Re: What's you deer combo for this year?

Post by BrotherRon » Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:27 pm

Matrix 310
Hawke XB30 Pro SR
Nap Spitfire 3 blade 125 grain
18" Spynal Tapps (426 gr w/broadheads)

This set-up is a little heavy for the Matrix 310 but the 2 deer I shot last year never flinched until the arrow had done it's work.
Both were complete pass through's and one was at 42 yards.
The 8 pointer went about 25 yards, the doe somehow went about 100 yards after a double lung hit.

I shoot all summer with Executioners and 100 grain target tips (I have 23 of them)
When it gets closer to hunting season I will switch over to the Tapps with 125 grain tips and practice for a couple weeks. :wink:
I practice out to 60 yards regularly but have only ever shot the one doe over 28 yards. Most of my shots are 18 - 23 yards.

I currently have 2 enclosed blinds, 3 ladder stands, 3 hanging stands, and 2 pop up blinds to hunt from.
I am in the process of building 2 partially enclosed blinds from metal pallets that I got from work... these will be enclosed except for open fronts.
One will be tucked into some evergreens by our gravel pit which is a highly traveled area..
The other one will be nestled next to a big pine tree about 20 yards from a main trail the deer use to travel between the neighbors property and ours. This trail is a main scrape line as well.
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Re: What's you deer combo for this year?

Post by DuckHunt » Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:59 pm

My Micro 335 with Zombie Slayers will see almost all of the stand time in Virginia. If I do happen to sneak out into the local WMA here in WV, which is about 1/2 mile away, I'll carry my new Matrix 350 SE with 18" Zombie Slayers. Last year was the first year I shot slick tricks, and I'll be rocking them again this season for most shots.

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Re: What's you deer combo for this year?

Post by xcaliber » Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:28 pm

For crossbow, I'm going with anyone that I grab that hunt, I keep my quiver in the truck all season, and the 3 Xcals. I have shoot the same combo.
17" Zombie Slayers, 110 grains in the snout, aluminum rear nocks, 125 grain Muzzy Trokar fixed blade heads. Probably hunt from the ground mostly using the Ghost Blind. Hope to get out a few more times than last fall! :thumbup:
Matrix 330 (Xylia) Bushnell Trophy XLT / Single Stage Trigger Tech
Micro 355 (Jinx) Nikon Bolt XR. TT Single Stage Trigger
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Re: What's you deer combo for this year?

Post by Normous » Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:11 pm

Simple:

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Kustom Krug Micro 355, Matrix 355 and NEMESIS
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