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Old 03-20-2017, 05:13 PM   #1
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I asked about the Dirt Nap Gear's DRT broad heads a couple months ago. I got nothing but good reviews from from you guys that use them. Well with me having commitment issues. I figured I would order just one for now and give them a try. Me and my son are planing on using the same head. And want something that he can use out of his 45# bow. Sooooo I'll be testing it out and hopefully giving a review myself soon. Won't be on any animals yet. But more or less on accuracy and flight. Thanks for all that chimed in. Wish me luck.


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Old 03-20-2017, 05:20 PM   #2
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Old 03-20-2017, 05:25 PM   #3
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Looks slick
Son of a gun is shaaaaarp! Spilt frog hairs sharp!!!!

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In for the test results. Hope you use them to spil some blood soon!
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Old 03-20-2017, 05:41 PM   #5
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In for the test results. Hope you use them to spil some blood soon!
Well if they fly as good as everyone says they do. I'll be buying several packs and will be chasing some pigs and maybe a turkey. The little silver "collar" allows it go from 100gr to 125gr. We will be going the 100gr route.

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Oh yea! I was looking at them too but found great deals on these...


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Old 03-20-2017, 06:45 PM   #7
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What is it?

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Old 03-20-2017, 06:46 PM   #8
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It is a Solid Broadhead


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Old 03-20-2017, 06:48 PM   #9
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If looks could kill! Lol. Who makes it!

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Haha. No seriously, Solid Broadhead. That's the name.


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Haha. No seriously, Solid Broadhead. That's the name.


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HA! NO KIDDIN!?! Well dadgum. Thank you sir. I'll give them a look

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Old 03-20-2017, 07:02 PM   #12
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Very nice.

I almost tried the DRT's last year but decided to try the Solid Legend's instead because they are made in the USA. The price reflects that though, they are pricey for sure.

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DRTs are made in the USA also.
And lifetime warranty. But I'm fixin to take a gander at the solids.

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Old 03-20-2017, 07:19 PM   #14
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Solids are 90 bucks for 3 unfortunately

I like the looks of drt
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Old 03-20-2017, 07:20 PM   #15
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Well, I can't afford the solids. They sure look awsome though.

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Old 03-20-2017, 07:21 PM   #16
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DRTs are made in the USA also.
And lifetime warranty. But I'm fixin to take a gander at the solids.

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Actually I emailed DRT last year and they told me they are assembled here but materials are all made overseas. But I really shouldn't have let that stop me, they seem like great heads.
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Old 03-20-2017, 07:23 PM   #17
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Actually I emailed DRT last year and they told me they are assembled here but materials are all made overseas. But I really shouldn't have let that stop me, they seem like great heads.
Well crap.

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Old 03-20-2017, 07:26 PM   #18
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Well, I can't afford the solids. They sure look awsome though.

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They are really expensive relative to other broadheads. But have a lifetime warranty and are amazing. Super sharp, stay sharp, easy to sharpen, solid steel.

Look at the cost of all your other equipment and you'll see that broadheads are a small part but one of the most critical parts. And i don't shoot but 1 maybe 2 animals each year.


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Old 03-20-2017, 07:27 PM   #19
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Where did you find a good deal? I love the Solids.

DRT's look nice but I went the Solid route a few years back instead. Might need to try the DRT's next!

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Old 03-20-2017, 07:29 PM   #20
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Love both of em but still wanna know what's the deal


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Old 03-20-2017, 07:35 PM   #21
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They are really expensive relative to other broadheads. But have a lifetime warranty and are amazing. Super sharp, stay sharp, easy to sharpen, solid steel.

Look at the cost of all your other equipment and you'll see that broadheads are a small part but one of the most critical parts. And i don't shoot but 1 maybe 2 animals each year.


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And I agree with you on this. But I'm also buying for my son also. I'd like for us to shoot the same heads. And with this being his first year with a bow.
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They are really expensive relative to other broadheads. But have a lifetime warranty and are amazing. Super sharp, stay sharp, easy to sharpen, solid steel.

Look at the cost of all your other equipment and you'll see that broadheads are a small part but one of the most critical parts. And i don't shoot but 1 maybe 2 animals each year.


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Old 03-20-2017, 07:58 PM   #22
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I shot the solids for awhile, they are sharp but they are a little brittle. Broke a couple, blades nick up pretty easy. Then they raised the price and German kenetics became available again. So I sold my last 10 pkgs of solids and bought 10 packages of kenetic XXL. You can buy kenetics for less then the solid, just so you know.
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I shot the solids for awhile, they are sharp but they are a little brittle. Broke a couple, blades nick up pretty easy. Then they raised the price and German kenetics became available again. So I sold my last 10 pkgs of solids and bought 10 packages of kenetic XXL. You can buy kenetics for less then the solid, just so you know.
I'll give them a look.

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Those heads fly great but you will break half of them. They are WAY to brittle. I broke 3-4 out of the 9 I bought. I got rid of them. These were breaking in a 3d target


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I was on their Pro Staff. I love the heads, but could never get them to fly straight. I hope they do for you.
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Old 04-04-2017, 09:22 AM   #26
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I was on their Pro Staff. I love the heads, but could never get them to fly straight. I hope they do for you.
So this is the problem me and my son are having. I have tried tunning the head and they are planning real bad. And very inconsistent. I love the design and they are sharp as all get out. I going to keep playing with them and see what I can do. But as of now. We r moving on to try something else. Probably G5 montex.

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So this is the problem me and my son are having. I have tried tunning the head and they are planning real bad. And very inconsistent. I love the design and they are sharp as all get out. I going to keep playing with them and see what I can do. But as of now. We r moving on to try something else. Probably G5 montex.

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That's too bad. I've been shooting DRTs and have had no problems with flight. They fly great for me. To be fair though, I am picky about how I have them set up. To me, it is mental, I know, but I need to have them lie flat when the arrow is nocked. I play with my arrow/broadhead combos until I find one that works and this is how I shoot them. The intellectual part of my brain tells me if has zero effect, but the mental aspect says I like the looks (and thus feel) better. TMI, I know.

Montecs are fine, switched from them to DRTs mainly because the Montec blood trails just seemed to be lacking every time I shot something. Don't know why, can't find a reason for it, but the blood trails just weren't as good as I felt they should have been.
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They are really expensive relative to other broadheads. But have a lifetime warranty and are amazing. Super sharp, stay sharp, easy to sharpen, solid steel.

Look at the cost of all your other equipment and you'll see that broadheads are a small part but one of the most critical parts. And i don't shoot but 1 maybe 2 animals each year.


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That's fine when you only shoot a couple animals a year but if your like me it would probably cost well over a $1000 dollars to shoot them for a year as I normally go through about 50+ broadheads a year. Just not worth it for me as my Magnus broadheads work just fine and are also warrantied for life.
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Old 04-04-2017, 11:12 AM   #29
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That's fine when you only shoot a couple animals a year but if your like me it would probably cost well over a $1000 dollars to shoot them for a year as I normally go through about 50+ broadheads a year. Just not worth it for me as my Magnus broadheads work just fine and are also warrantied for life.
Yep, magnus or slick trick work just fine for a 1/3 of the price
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That's too bad. I've been shooting DRTs and have had no problems with flight. They fly great for me. To be fair though, I am picky about how I have them set up. To me, it is mental, I know, but I need to have them lie flat when the arrow is nocked. I play with my arrow/broadhead combos until I find one that works and this is how I shoot them. The intellectual part of my brain tells me if has zero effect, but the mental aspect says I like the looks (and thus feel) better. TMI, I know.

Montecs are fine, switched from them to DRTs mainly because the Montec blood trails just seemed to be lacking every time I shot something. Don't know why, can't find a reason for it, but the blood trails just weren't as good as I felt they should have been.
I'm going to keep playing with them. But about 75% of them at 20;yards wouldn't even hit the target they planned so bad.



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Man that is pretty bad. You confident your bow is tuned well?
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Old 04-04-2017, 11:59 AM   #32
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Man that is pretty bad. You confident your bow is tuned well?
Yes. Although anything is possible. I will give this a look next. Never even gave it a thought. My son and I just got them out the shop and tuned. And it's doing the same out of both bows. Thanks for advice.

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Old 04-04-2017, 01:06 PM   #33
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I shoot DRTs out of my longbow and compound with zero issues and have killed lots of critters with them.

I will say when I first shot them from my compound I was getting a bit of planing out of them and had my bow retuned and they have flown like darts ever since (as long as I don't torque my bow hand).

One thing I will say, their customer service is top notch and I've never used a product or ordered a product and had a hand written thank you note inside the package saying "thanks for your business and good luck!". That in itself means a lot in my book!
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I shoot DRTs out of my longbow and compound with zero issues and have killed lots of critters with them.

I will say when I first shot them from my compound I was getting a bit of planing out of them and had my bow retuned and they have flown like darts ever since (as long as I don't torque my bow hand).

One thing I will say, their customer service is top notch and I've never used a product or ordered a product and had a hand written thank you note inside the package saying "thanks for your business and good luck!". That in itself means a lot in my book!
Agree. I will be headed back to bow shop to retune if needed.

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Old 04-08-2017, 05:21 PM   #35
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Ok so finally got the time this week to pull out my bow. I went out side and gave it a look over. I'm no pro or expert, but shouldn't my string rest and sights be pretty much in line. When I line my string down the center of my riser my arrow is kicked out to the left and my pins are way out left. I'm thinking of centering my rest and try doing a French tune. What's y'all thoughts?

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Measure your arrow (on the rest) at the front and back of the riser. It should be the same, or very close. If you broadhead tune and tweak the rest the adjustment is very small so the centershot measurement ends up close. It sounds like your bow is way out and why your broadheads are flying so poorly. I set my centershot and never touch the rest again but I have a press and make adjustments at the cams.
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