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Old 10-04-2008, 10:39 PM   #1
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Anyone ever used these? There made by the Allen company. Walmart sell them, but I have seen them at Academy also. I know there not the best, but the budjet is very limited right now. Just looking for any opinions on them from anyone that has tried them.
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Old 10-04-2008, 10:48 PM   #2
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two words....shot placement
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Old 10-04-2008, 10:49 PM   #3
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They might work, but I wonder how sharp they are out of the box and probably have a rough time finding replacement blades. May be one of those "one shot and done" BH's.
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Old 10-04-2008, 10:49 PM   #4
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IMO, they suck. When I first started bowhunting I had 6 arrows that were exactly the same and I tipped all of them with Allen 100 gr. broadheads. For the life of me I could not group them worth a crap, even at 10 yards! I switched those out with some better broadheads....thunderheads. I then started threading the needle. I would spend some extra money and get you some decent broadheads....JMO.
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Old 10-04-2008, 11:27 PM   #5
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They suck, sharpeness of blades is the most important aspect of a broadhead and they don't cut it, I would at least buy a mid priced broadhead like muzzy's.
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Old 10-04-2008, 11:29 PM   #6
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they suck!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 10-05-2008, 10:55 AM   #7
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My advice is the their Firstcut Exp cut on contact Mechanicals arent bad ,but But the grizzly and javelin are junk would probably blow apart on impact. For $25.00 you can get a half dozen Snuffers at Bass Pro much better bargain
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Old 10-05-2008, 11:00 AM   #8
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Muzzy 100gr are GREAT broadheads and sharp and group good and are tough!! GREAT BROADHEADS in my opinion I use them ALL the time
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Old 10-05-2008, 11:03 AM   #9
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Very very dull.
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Old 10-05-2008, 11:17 AM   #10
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i'll finish your sentence


allen broadheads........suck!
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Old 10-05-2008, 11:59 AM   #11
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IMO, they suck. When I first started bowhunting I had 6 arrows that were exactly the same and I tipped all of them with Allen 100 gr. broadheads. For the life of me I could not group them worth a crap, even at 10 yards!
Same experience, and same reason as you for trying them(low budget). Ended up costing me more by having to replace them, than just starting with quality broadheads.
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Old 10-05-2008, 12:20 PM   #12
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If it's a money issue, and budgets are that tight, I've got three 100 gr. Montecs I'll sell you cheap to get you up and running, just say the word. All you have to do is sharpen them, and there's plenty of folks on here who'll advise you on sharpening them. One's been through a big doe, and they are fine.

If there's a reason why you'd need 125 gr. I've got a bunch of older Thunderheads that I'll never use.
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Old 10-05-2008, 03:16 PM   #13
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Thanks everyone. Yall have sold me on getting a better broadhead. Going to spend a little more and get something I'm more confident in. Probably 100gr Muzzys or Thunderheads.
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Old 10-05-2008, 03:39 PM   #14
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If you're strapped buy some Magnus heads. When you wreck them, send them back and they replace them free. They cost about the same as anything else, but you can have them forever, just don't lose them.
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Old 08-08-2011, 04:22 PM   #15
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i keep a couple of allens in the quiver in case hogs come out. Fine for that, but sticking with something a little better for the deer.
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Old 08-08-2011, 04:26 PM   #16
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Don't waste your money on allen. Wont group closer than three inches. I tried everything. Tune your bow for them then you will be off with other bh.
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Old 08-08-2011, 05:17 PM   #17
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Here's one that lost it's blades in a giant hog.
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Old 08-08-2011, 05:24 PM   #18
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this is an old thread people...
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Old 08-08-2011, 05:28 PM   #19
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Yeah, the Allen Broadheads of 2008 are nothing compared to their 2011 lineup
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Old 08-08-2011, 05:41 PM   #20
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Picture was taken in 08 so there !!!
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Old 08-08-2011, 05:43 PM   #21
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this is an old thread people...
It even has a twice or three time banned member.....

I kid....I kid.....

I'd shoot these over Rage BH's anyday....
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Old 08-08-2011, 06:34 PM   #22
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It even has a twice or three time banned member.....

I kid....I kid.....

I'd shoot these over Rage BH's anyday....
LOL....
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