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Old 10-01-2017, 07:00 AM   #1
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So i went to the archery shop yesterday to do a little paper tuning and before i left i had a 6 pack of these 125 gr bh's for $12.
Aaron showed me a steel filing cabiner they shot these through 4 times before the bh broke on the 5th. I am going to keep a few in the quiver for pigs if i happen to see one. I still have not shot them but should be able to tomorrow to give some feed back on flight.
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Old 10-01-2017, 08:08 AM   #2
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Looks awesome & now I want to try one on a filing cabinet
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Old 10-01-2017, 08:14 AM   #3
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Are they steel or that poly they make knives and spears out of?
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Old 10-01-2017, 08:22 AM   #4
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Are they steel or that poly they make knives and spears out of?
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Old 10-01-2017, 08:22 AM   #5
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Think they're poly.
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Old 10-02-2017, 09:30 PM   #6
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Well, they look pretty gnarly. Don't know how I feel about a plastic BH though...
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Old 10-02-2017, 10:20 PM   #7
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Cold Steel makes great pocketknives. I'm interested to see how these heads hold up. Don't know that i could force myself to shoot a deer with a plastic head but I'd shoot a pig with anything.
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Old 10-02-2017, 10:39 PM   #8
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They held up pretty well to some so called metal heads. Never thought they would! They are made just to shoot once! But like said above the same head survived four times being shot into an old steel filing cabinet.
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Old 10-02-2017, 11:02 PM   #9
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They held up pretty well to some so called metal heads. Never thought they would! They are made just to shoot once! But like said above the same head survived four times being shot into an old steel filing cabinet.
I don't hunt filing cabinets.

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Old 10-02-2017, 11:08 PM   #10
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Duh, that's to show you how strong they are! They went thru both sides of steel four times, some metal broad heads can't even do that. Flesh would be no problem.
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Old 10-02-2017, 11:38 PM   #11
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Don't think these broadheads were meant for anything other than small game. I'm sure some folks have pushed their limits but they are named "Cheap Shots" for a reason, one and done.


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Old 10-03-2017, 05:55 AM   #12
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Cold Steel makes great pocketknives. I'm interested to see how these heads hold up. Don't know that i could force myself to shoot a deer with a plastic head but I'd shoot a pig with anything.
Im Going to do a lot of stump shooting at the lease with them to see how well they hold up. And if i see a pig im going to shoot it with one as well.
I saw how well they help up at the shop, there is a good video of them holding up against plywood and other stuff. I know they are durable enough for animals and i am positive it will kill a buck of a lifetime but they wont be my primary head by any means. They do seem like a wonderful alternative to slinging high dollar heads at pigs, coons, squirrels and such
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Old 10-03-2017, 07:55 AM   #13
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I think it's more difficult for us older guys to accept new technology. Honestly these heads may work great on a deer. For me I know a steel head will punch through a rib or shoulder blade, maintain a cutting edge, and do terminal damage even with a slight quartering shot. I'm going to use what I know works. Then again I once believed the 30-06 was the best deer cartridge. Now I'm pretty sure it's the 243.
If I go javalina hunting I may try them.

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Old 10-03-2017, 08:30 AM   #14
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I would have zero issue with using them. I know Cold Steel products, and they aren't going to put anything out there that is junk.

The only issue I have with them is their weight.
With a 125gr max weight, they are considerably low of where I want to be, and I don't like having to jack with insert/outserts to compensate.

That said, I still might get a few & play with them some.

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Old 10-03-2017, 08:36 AM   #15
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The insert thing was something I thought of as well.

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Old 10-03-2017, 08:57 AM   #16
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Pic didn't work for me but look also at Badger Broadheads. A lot of good reviews about these.
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Old 10-03-2017, 11:34 AM   #17
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Sounds like they'd be good for "coon" arrows.

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Old 10-03-2017, 02:25 PM   #18
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They're junk for anything bigger than squirrels/rabbits.
http://discussions.texasbowhunter.co...highlight=poly
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Old 10-03-2017, 04:35 PM   #19
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I can't see the pics... I googled them to see if they were the same heads that TxMark had... and that seemed to give a hog a paper cut at the hog hunt this spring...

If these are the same cheap poly heads... in my opinion, they are junk and might be okay on small game... although I would just prefer use a reel head for them too.
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