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Old 09-19-2011, 09:44 AM   #1
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Has anyone ever used Bohning Blazer "X2" vanes on a hunting shaft? They are a lower profile than the original Blazers and work great on target arrow setups. I was thinking about trying them on some hunting arrows...
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Old 09-19-2011, 09:56 AM   #2
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Prolly work good on mechs. Wouldnt even bother on fixed blades myself.
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Old 09-19-2011, 10:07 AM   #3
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Prolly work good on mechs. Wouldnt even bother on fixed blades myself.
That's kinda what I was thinking...might have to do a little R&D....
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Old 09-19-2011, 10:09 AM   #4
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That's kinda what I was thinking...might have to do a little R&D....
Please do and post up the results here. I have the same question.. even asked it last week or so. but dont have the time to refletch arrows and give it a shot.
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Old 09-19-2011, 10:20 AM   #5
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Please do and post up the results here. I have the same question.. even asked it last week or so. but dont have the time to refletch arrows and give it a shot.
I've got a batch of X2's coming in this week...I will fletch 2 arrows and do a fieldpoint to broadhead comparison with a few different heads...we will see...
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Old 09-19-2011, 10:22 AM   #6
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eh....the performance wasn't affected that much. there was not as big a difference between regular blazers and X2 blazers as there was between regular vs. mini blazers with BHs. They should work fine with your set up is regular blazers are working now. At least that is what I saw with them.
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Wait crap. I was thinkin the mini's!
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Old 09-19-2011, 10:34 AM   #8
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Wait crap. I was thinkin the mini's!
I tested the mini's out to 35/40 yards...worked fine with expandables, fixed were ok, but I wouldn't suggest hunting with them...I thought the X2's might be a happy medium...

It's just funny that Bohning advertises them for target use, yet there is no reference that I can find for them to be used for hunting...
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Just a ques. Why not just stay wt blazers. Tinkerer like me???
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Old 09-19-2011, 10:54 AM   #10
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Just a ques. Why not just stay wt blazers. Tinkerer like me???
YEP!!!! I can't ever leave good enough alone...
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Old 09-19-2011, 11:02 AM   #11
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YEP!!!! I can't ever leave good enough alone...
I feel ur pain!!!
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Old 09-19-2011, 11:06 AM   #12
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What fun would it be if I left things alone...
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Old 09-19-2011, 11:08 AM   #13
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What fun would it be if I left things alone...
Thats me with broadheads. I have a problem. Just ask Landrover.
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Old 09-24-2011, 11:12 AM   #14
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FIELD TEST***

Fleched 2 arrows with X2 vanes, shot very similar to the Blazers I was sighted in for. I shot a field point and a Slick Trick 100gr magnum at 20,30,40 yards. Same point of impact. I was pleased with the results.
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Old 09-24-2011, 02:04 PM   #15
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Awesome. You remember the weight difference its not alot.
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