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Old 11-19-2018, 10:05 PM
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Has anyone killed any animals with these broadheads this year? Just curious about people's first hand opinions with their performance on game.
I killed my antelope and a mule deer so far, they work well...penetrate well! Both pass throughs at distances 40+

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Old 11-20-2018, 12:28 PM
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May have to give them a try next fall
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Old 11-20-2018, 07:51 PM
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Poor results on the shoulder blade test..

https://youtu.be/VcJ4_RIdNoI 6:00 min mark
They appear to kill deer, what they are suppose to do but I don't see anything much there that is an improvement over the other 20 popular heads out there and the 1" cut would be a deal breaker for me.

Something new to try I guess maybe the larger cut ones, but I definitely wouldn't be using a broadhead with only a 1" cut, there are just so many options out there that are better.
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Old 11-20-2018, 07:54 PM
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Dad shot an elk with one...it died within sight, maybe 35-40 yards away max. 4 blades 1”x1” makes a pretty nice hole, similar to a Slick Trick but a much more stout and solid design.

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Old 11-20-2018, 08:58 PM
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I shot a 5x5 bull elk with the 1" model. The bull died within 25 yards, and it was down in 10 or 15 seconds. No visible damage to the broadhead itself

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I killed my antelope and a mule deer so far, they work well...penetrate well! Both pass throughs at distances 40+

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I shot a 5x5 bull elk with the 1" model. The bull died within 25 yards, and it was down in 10 or 15 seconds. No visible damage to the broadhead itself

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They obviously get the job done, but I believe you are both good/excellent shots and would probably have made these kills with pretty much any broadhead. I guess I am just wondering are they better than what you used before and are they better enough that you will you stay with them.
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Old 11-21-2018, 05:31 AM
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They obviously get the job done, but I believe you are both good/excellent shots and would probably have made these kills with pretty much any broadhead. I guess I am just wondering are they better than what you used before and are they better enough that you will you stay with them.
They are extremely robust and they tune markedly easier than any fixed blade broadhead that I have ever tried. In fact they are one of the only fixed blade broadheads that I have ever been able to shoot with confidence that a form imperfection will not cause an errant shot. The fact that they are a 4 blade head really is a deal maker in my mind. 4 blades really do a lot more damage than a 3 blade. The only things I am not a fan of are that they are carbon steel, which rust big time, especially this last season, and that they are only 1". The fact that they are 1" isnt a deal breaker for me, but they do make a larger version that is 1 3/16", which I am going to try for next year.

Previously I was using grim reapers and have had awesome success with them. I will continue to use them with confidence as well. But if I can use a fixed blade broadhead and be just as/if not more confident then I will. I like to follow the KISS principle as much as I can without sacrificing performance or confidence

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Norm and Kris, If they make a 1 3/16 why aren't you using them ? Did you try them and they didn't tune as well ? I'm interested in trying them next year also
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Old 11-21-2018, 12:23 PM
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Norm and Kris, If they make a 1 3/16 why aren't you using them ? Did you try them and they didn't tune as well ? I'm interested in trying them next year also
I used what was available to me at the time. The xl wasnt available from my source in a timely manner when I decided to give them a whirl. I'm going to try them though.

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Old 11-21-2018, 01:31 PM
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Norm and Kris, If they make a 1 3/16 why aren't you using them ? Did you try them and they didn't tune as well ? I'm interested in trying them next year also
Same reason as Norm. I found through my tuning I am on the cusp of using a stiffer spined arrow. For next year I am planning on trying out the larger cutting diameter and see how they’ll fly with a 300 spine arrow. I was told a light wipe of vegetable oil on the heads should help them from developing rust, didn’t try it yet I just try to make sure I remove the arrows from my quiver to dry now.

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Same reason as Norm. I found through my tuning I am on the cusp of using a stiffer spined arrow. For next year I am planning on trying out the larger cutting diameter and see how they’ll fly with a 300 spine arrow. I was told a light wipe of vegetable oil on the heads should help them from developing rust, didn’t try it yet I just try to make sure I remove the arrows from my quiver to dry now.

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Ya! I was trying to think of on odorless oil. I'll give that a try. I did go to 300 spine arrows this year. Was using 340's before, but found things were sometimes un-predictable and un-forgiving. Made the switch when I switched arrows much better now :-)

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Old 11-22-2018, 08:46 PM
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I really like the looks of these broad heads . I currently shoot slick tricks with no complaints,but the one piece design of these has me strongly considering them.
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