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Old 10-04-2019, 09:02 PM   #1
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Quick question...
As far as shooting a crossbow what is the preferred Broadhead? Mechanical or fixed???
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Old 10-04-2019, 09:11 PM   #2
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I prefer mechanicals.
I have shot Rage, swhacker, & NAP.
All have performed well.
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Old 10-04-2019, 09:15 PM   #3
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Both will work. Lots of threads discussing fixed and mechanicals.
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Old 10-04-2019, 09:30 PM   #4
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Rage hypo's or trypan's leave phenomenal blood trails with a crossbow, not to mention a huge hole! My wife and son both shoot these
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Old 10-04-2019, 09:34 PM   #5
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Awesome. Thanks for the input. My father I. Law going to shoot a crossbow and he is skeptical of using mechanicals because he this that it may malfunction in some way.
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Old 10-04-2019, 09:35 PM   #6
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Rage hypo's or trypan's leave phenomenal blood trails with a crossbow, not to mention a huge hole! My wife and son both shoot these
NAP FOC leave a 3” hole. Devastating.
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Old 10-04-2019, 09:54 PM   #7
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Nap spitfires and Magnus stinger Killer Bee both in 125gr. They Fly great and open large holes in animals.
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Old 10-04-2019, 10:08 PM   #8
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Awesome. Thanks for the input. My father I. Law going to shoot a crossbow and he is skeptical of using mechanicals because he this that it may malfunction in some way.
My wife shot this big boar last weekend with a trypan and got full pass through. Went maybe 40 yrds. With any broadhead fixed or mechanical, shot placement is key. Both will work if you do your part.
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Old 10-04-2019, 10:15 PM   #9
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I like the 100 grain Rage mechanical two blade.
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Old 10-05-2019, 09:57 AM   #10
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Old 10-06-2019, 09:11 AM   #11
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Nasty exit wound
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Old 10-06-2019, 09:25 AM   #12
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Rage all the way. Lethal and much more accurate than any fixed blades I have tried.
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Old 10-06-2019, 09:28 AM   #13
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I’ve settled on fixed through the lungs but no doubt the mechanical does leave more blood trail.
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Old 10-06-2019, 10:37 AM   #14
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Most important is hit then/in right spot and get penetration...Swhaker /NAP and Muzzy all been good for me but there are other great ones out there
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Old 10-06-2019, 07:33 PM   #15
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I'm all about fixed for compounds and stickbows but after seeing what a mechanical will do to a Nilgai from out of a crossbow I wouldnt hesitate to use a mechanical with the extra oomph a crossbow has behind it
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Old 10-06-2019, 07:59 PM   #16
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I'm all about fixed for compounds and stickbows but after seeing what a mechanical will do to a Nilgai from out of a crossbow I wouldnt hesitate to use a mechanical with the extra oomph a crossbow has behind it
^This out of a crossbow, Rage Trypan or similar.
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Old 10-06-2019, 08:10 PM   #17
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Dead Ringer Nasty’s 3 3/4 inch width cut
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Old 10-08-2019, 04:57 PM   #18
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Fixed here. Slick Trick Mag 100's.
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Old 10-09-2019, 07:22 AM   #19
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Slick trick Mag fixed blade did some nasty and quick work to a deer this past weekend
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Old 10-09-2019, 07:26 AM   #20
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Rage mechanical 2 blade
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Old 10-10-2019, 05:55 AM   #21
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Rage hypodermic or ramcat. I added thorn rift to the line up as well but not sure on them yet. Still trying to get them to fly right out of the r10
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Old 10-10-2019, 06:39 AM   #22
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I like spitfires haven’t failed me yet!
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