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Old 02-05-2016, 05:31 PM   #1
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I have been really struggling trying to get muzzys (phantom) to group well past 30 yards. Read on this forum about how people love ramcats. Well thank you very much. Picked some up and shot great groups to 60. I have found my new broadhead!!!! Goodbye muzzy!!!
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Old 02-05-2016, 05:53 PM   #2
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I have never had a problem with Muzzy's. I shoot 100grn @ #52.
I swear by them. I would be interested in hearing what you were shooting.

Enjoy your ramcats
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Old 02-05-2016, 06:12 PM   #3
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Old 02-05-2016, 06:22 PM   #4
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You will love them. I have switched to them about 2 years ago. Cut a heck of a hole and fly true. I have had some blades bend, but expected worse to tell the truth.
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Old 02-05-2016, 06:36 PM   #5
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I'm switching to Ramcat's this year, talked to a lot of hard care bowhunters that swear by them. We''ll see!
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Old 02-05-2016, 06:49 PM   #6
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I have not found a head yet that will fly like and cut like a Ramcat. They have worked for me from here to the Dark Continent. i have shot a ton of heads and to me nothing compares, even the Slick Tricks and those are some awesome heads.
I do not care if the blades bend, I have replaced every blade i have shot on almost every head i have ever used. Not a fan of resharpening.
That being said, a sharp broadhead out of a tuned bow and arrow and the proper shot placement will kill anything you shoot at within reason, short of dangerous game.
I even know of a gentleman shooiting 62's out af a not very fast Mathews get a complete passthru with the Ramcat on a very large Eland in RSA. The first on ever with this particular outfitter.
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Old 02-05-2016, 07:35 PM   #7
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Mudslinger that is exactly why I tried them. I want accuracy, I'm like you I don't like to try and resharpen. I'll replace blades all day as long as I have the conviendence that it will fly true. To me conviendence is everything. And today made me a believer
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Old 02-05-2016, 07:44 PM   #8
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Same as mudslinger don't care if I have to replace blades. Ramcats are just accurate! I've been using them for the last 3 years and I've tried a lot of others. These win hands down. I'll include a few bucks I took with them this year.




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Old 02-05-2016, 08:38 PM   #9
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Same as mudslinger don't care if I have to replace blades. Ramcats are just accurate! I've been using them for the last 3 years and I've tried a lot of others. These win hands down. I'll include a few bucks I took with them this year.



Great bucks, Congrats.
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Old 02-05-2016, 08:42 PM   #10
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MS, your post about an elk kill a few years back is what made me try them after shooting the rage.

I've killed numerous deer and hogs and haven't even thought about a different BH since.
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Old 02-05-2016, 08:43 PM   #11
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I haven't had a chance to shoot anything with ramcats yet but really like how they fly.
The only thing I noticed is the screws on the blades are not real tight out of the package.
Noticed that one of the blades was missing on one of my broad heads in my quiver.
Them read on pack of package that to make sure that they are tight before using, also they are left hand threads
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Old 02-20-2016, 12:02 AM   #12
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I might need to try out some new broadheads
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Old 02-20-2016, 09:00 AM   #13
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I loved the accuracy but bent and broke blades, plus not as sharp as I like, forced me to swap again. I killed a deer and pig with them. Not impressed.
Trying Magnus next.

Never understood why Ramcats are "mechanical". Made it a pain to practice with loose blades, imo.
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Old 02-20-2016, 09:26 AM   #14
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Love em and cant bring myself to shoot any else. As far as loose blades. ..they are very easy to tighten back up. I dont ever practice with mine no need imo. I shot em when I first got them and they flue true out to 75 so I have never practiced with them again. Killed 6 deer and 5 pigs this year and got complete pass throughs on all but one.
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Old 02-20-2016, 10:12 AM   #15
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I had the same problem with muzzys when i was shooting my creed xs. i witched to ramcats and love them. Just for grins when i got my no cam, i put the muzzys back on and was shooting a good group out to 40. i found that odd so im still using ramcats. Shot a perfect heart shot on my buck this last year. Love them ramcat!!!!!
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Old 02-20-2016, 10:37 AM   #16
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Never understood why Ramcats are "mechanical". Made it a pain to practice with loose blades, imo.
They're not a mechanical head. There's no deployment required at impact.

The blades are designed to rotate backwards if the arrow is pulled out of body if you don't get a pass through. This has two benefits; the blades have a rear facing edge so they cut on the way out and it prevents them from being a "barbed" BH. Some states don't allow barbed heads.

They are a pain to practice with due to this but you simply carry an allen wrench are re-tighten every couple of shots. Additionally, the new ones have left hand threads which make them a bit easier to tighten.
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Old 02-20-2016, 11:46 AM   #17
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Old 02-20-2016, 01:40 PM   #18
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Used to be a all slick tricks in my archery bag, I still like them but decided to shoot ramcats and now this is what my broadhead box looks like.

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Old 02-20-2016, 02:14 PM   #19
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Used to be a all slick tricks in my archery bag, I still like them but decided to shoot ramcats and now this is what my broadhead box looks like.


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Old 06-16-2016, 02:54 PM   #20
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Old 06-16-2016, 07:56 PM   #21
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Anybody ever shot them through the mesh of a pop up blind? How do they handle that? If not well then I will stick with Slick Trick.
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Old 06-16-2016, 08:55 PM   #22
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I have not found a head yet that will fly like and cut like a Ramcat. They have worked for me from here to the Dark Continent. i have shot a ton of heads and to me nothing compares, even the Slick Tricks and those are some awesome heads.
I do not care if the blades bend, I have replaced every blade i have shot on almost every head i have ever used. Not a fan of resharpening.
That being said, a sharp broadhead out of a tuned bow and arrow and the proper shot placement will kill anything you shoot at within reason, short of dangerous game.
I even know of a gentleman shooiting 62's out af a not very fast Mathews get a complete passthru with the Ramcat on a very large Eland in RSA. The first on ever with this particular outfitter.
Exodus is another one. I keep both and they're great
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Old 06-16-2016, 08:58 PM   #23
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Are these legal in Colorado? I wouldn't see why not, but somebody mentioned they were not in another thread and i can't understand why. I might have to try a pack this year, although I'm pretty sold on the QAD Exodus swept blade, but a little larger cut couldnt hurt.
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Old 06-16-2016, 09:08 PM   #24
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I can't see why they wouldn't be, they're not mechanical or barbed...If those are the concerns about CO.

I really don't know their laws....but I did stay at a Motel 6 once.

Like I said, I don't even look at other BH's. I shoot a 1.5" 125 with a high FOC and would use it for anything in the Lower 48.
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Old 06-16-2016, 09:59 PM   #25
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Love how they fly. I haven't shot anything with them yet. But I hopefully will this season.


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Old 06-17-2016, 02:01 AM   #26
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I switched over to ramcats before last season and I'm not looking back! Fly awesome, quiet in flight, and flat make a hole in critters! I shot a couple deer, a decent sized sow, and a gobbler this spring with them and I don't have one negative thing to say about them! I shot a doe with one this season and when my grandad came up with the truck and looked at the exit he said wait I thought you shot her with your bow? Haha

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Old 06-17-2016, 05:59 AM   #27
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Used to be a all slick tricks in my archery bag, I still like them but decided to shoot ramcats and now this is what my broadhead box looks like.



If you drill holes in the dividers and get some inserts you can attach the Broadheads to them and they won't rattle around

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Old 07-02-2017, 12:02 AM   #28
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I'm a huge fan of the RamCat Diamondbacks. Fly like darts and get awesome penetration.


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Old 07-23-2017, 02:40 PM   #29
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I have shot 30 plus white tails with Ramcats. Love them. I shoot everything but older bucks in the shoulders. They blow through both shoulders.
As someone mentioned before, I don't even shoot targets with them anymore. They fly exactly like field tips.


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Old 07-24-2017, 10:09 AM   #30
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I'm rapidly becoming a fan of the Ramcats, too. Right now I have Muzzys, too, and they seem to be doing quite well on hogs.
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Old 07-24-2017, 10:39 AM   #31
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I've used Slick Tricks with pretty good success. I haven't bow hunted in a couple years, but if I get my peep opened up a little I'll hunt this year. I'll give these a try.
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Old 07-24-2017, 10:41 AM   #32
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They do the Trick
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Old 07-24-2017, 07:50 PM   #33
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I have shot both RamCats and Slick Tricks for the last few years. I won't shoot a pig without the RamCats now. I shot a turkey this spring with RamCat too. It went 30 yards and every said they've never seen a turkey bleed so much!
The only problem is they have a larger cutting diameter, so they don't fit in every quiver. I use an APEX gear quiver, and the blades are mostly covered, except the very tips. Some quivers leave the blades way to exposed for my comfort!
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Old 09-26-2017, 07:20 PM   #34
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I shot muzzy for years and when I made the switch to a new Mathews from bear bows I could get the muzzy broadheads to fly right with my Mathews bow.


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Old 09-26-2017, 08:34 PM   #35
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Old 09-26-2017, 08:46 PM   #36
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I just killed a big axis buck with a Ramcat. That was my first time to use one. Went thru him so fast I thought I missed. Only problem I have is getting them in my quiver. I cannot get the blades completely in the hood. Only 3 fit in a 6 arrow quiver. How do you guys solve this problem?
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Which ramcat BH are yall referring to the original ? Id like to give them a try


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Which ramcat BH are yall referring to the original ? Id like to give them a try


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I use the originals. They are very tough heads. As everyone said they do fly like field points.
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Old Yesterday, 01:03 AM   #39
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I have not found a head yet that will fly like and cut like a Ramcat. They have worked for me from here to the Dark Continent. i have shot a ton of heads and to me nothing compares, even the Slick Tricks and those are some awesome heads.
I do not care if the blades bend, I have replaced every blade i have shot on almost every head i have ever used. Not a fan of resharpening.
That being said, a sharp broadhead out of a tuned bow and arrow and the proper shot placement will kill anything you shoot at within reason, short of dangerous game.
I even know of a gentleman shooiting 62's out af a not very fast Mathews get a complete passthru with the Ramcat on a very large Eland in RSA. The first on ever with this particular outfitter.


Which ramcat are you shooting ? I want try some out


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I just killed a big axis buck with a Ramcat. That was my first time to use one. Went thru him so fast I thought I missed. Only problem I have is getting them in my quiver. I cannot get the blades completely in the hood. Only 3 fit in a 6 arrow quiver. How do you guys solve this problem?
Ramcat makes a quiver strictly for them. I had the same problem till I picked one up.
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Old Yesterday, 04:42 AM   #41
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Original ramcats or ramcat diamondbacks, BAD TO THE BONE! Swept back design on originals only problem fittin in quiver. Diamondbacks fit good. Glad to find out ramcat makes quiver for these. Have to check it out.
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Old Yesterday, 06:39 AM   #42
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I use the original 125 grain Ramcat. Either use the Ramcat quiver or EW Bateman (TX company) makes a quiver that the 125's will fit in.
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Old Yesterday, 07:06 AM   #43
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I use the 100 gr but change the blades to the 125 size.

They are my go to broadhead and I don't see any reason I I'll ever shoot anything else
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Old Yesterday, 08:23 AM   #44
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Ramcat makes two quivers that work. I have one on my backup bow. It works great. I have a treelimb quiver on my primary bow. It will hold the 100gr heads fine. I think trophy ridge makes one that will hold them too according to the package. Ramcats are awesome.
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