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Old 09-23-2019, 10:04 AM   #1
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So, I'm curious, what is your broad head of choice, and why?

Do you use different heads for different applications, or use one head for everything?

Have you had issues with a certain type causing a change, or used only one head specifically without incident?

I used Grimm Reapers for years, but have changed to G5 Montecs. The reason is trying to eliminate any room for failure. Thinking I'll use the Reapers on Turkey.

Just curious, thanks
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Old 09-23-2019, 12:37 PM   #2
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I typically shoot rages for deer. But keep other heads mainly because I like to tinker and try new broadheads, mainly use them on pigs. Rage is what I have the most confidence in. Have used rages because I haven’t had a issue with them and they have saved me on some shots when I mess up, big holes and big blood trails are what I like.

This year I have in the lineup:
200 gr massai
Sevr
Reaper micro hybrid
Rage no collar
Slick trick grizz trick
Magnus black hornet
Just to start it off
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Old 09-23-2019, 12:45 PM   #3
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magnus stinger simply the most accurate fixed head I have ever shot and they out penetrate just about any other head ( every one that have shot),,, I do not ever have to worry about if the blades worked right, they always do,,, superb company to deal with too,,,, 2nd to that magnus black hornet,,, to me there is no close third

I do not shot a lot of mechanicals but if I do it is the grim reaper 1.5" cut,,,

I will not ever shoot a rage I have seen and heard of too many failing for different reasons,
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Old 09-23-2019, 02:41 PM   #4
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Rage Hypo' again this year. Shoot spot on and have never failed me. Leave a blood trail that is a thing of beauty.
If it aint broke don't fixed it.
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Old 09-23-2019, 02:43 PM   #5
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Slick Trick Viper Tricks. Fly like field point, shatter bone, and leave good blood trails. Switched from Mechanicals due to penetration issues and no room for error on bone contact.
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Old 09-23-2019, 02:45 PM   #6
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Nap killzone dang awesome heads . Of course I think just about all Nap heads are pretty good . I wish they still made the fixblade that twisted the best flying broadhead I ever shot and left a heck of a blood trail .
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Old 09-23-2019, 02:47 PM   #7
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Rage Chisel Points... Because they were 15 dollars on sale and they work.
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Old 09-23-2019, 03:15 PM   #8
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I've always been a reaper guy. 1 3/8 razor tip has killed many of critters for me. I keep a slick trick or two in my quiver in case I need to dispatch something twice. I've shot some deer with slick trick, viper trick, grizz trick, rage, and GR. I like that 1 3/8 reaper the best. If I have a magnum boar come walking in, I usually swap for a slick trick to make sure I get a pass through.
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Old 09-23-2019, 03:17 PM   #9
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Still old school here Muzzy 3 blade why change they work
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Old 09-23-2019, 03:17 PM   #10
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I've been shooting NAP Spitfire Maxx for the past 5 years or so. Never had an issue out of them. They fly straight and leave a good blood trail.
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Old 09-23-2019, 03:18 PM   #11
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Sharp.........But all kidding aside I shoot G5 Striker.
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Old 09-23-2019, 03:26 PM   #12
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Nap killzone dang awesome heads . Of course I think just about all Nap heads are pretty good . I wish they still made the fixblade that twisted the best flying broadhead I ever shot and left a heck of a blood trail .
KillZone fan here. Have used them the last 4 years with no issues. I do have some Hypos as well but will go to them when I run out of KZ.
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Old 09-23-2019, 03:54 PM   #13
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Still old school here Muzzy 3 blade why change they work
same ^^^
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Old 09-23-2019, 04:01 PM   #14
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Interesting to see the belief in everyone's particular broadhead....which makes me think they're all good. Wonder if the question would be better asked what broadhead has failed you...and was it the broadhead...or user error?
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Old 09-23-2019, 04:06 PM   #15
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Interesting to see the belief in everyone's particular broadhead....which makes me think they're all good. Wonder if the question would be better asked what broadhead has failed you...and was it the broadhead...or user error?
Old school rages. Was not a fan of that O ring design. That's the one that failed me. I have not tried the Hypodermics, so cannot comment on them.
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Old 09-23-2019, 04:20 PM   #16
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I've had good luck with Pharmakon broadheads from Flying Arrow archery. Fly well and leave a nasty core.
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Old 09-23-2019, 05:35 PM   #17
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Cold Steel Cheap Shots
Cheapest I could find
Not reusable but most others arenít either


































Slick trick Razor tiricks, And various mechanicals I will be flinging at hogs

I have 2 of this, 1 of that, 3 of these mechanicals that I need to use up and since they all fly the same I figure I will just run them through some porkers

My favorite mechanicals were the Grim Reaper Hog Heads. Special runs of throw together components they had for $19/3
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Old 09-23-2019, 06:50 PM   #18
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Got Wasp Jack hammers first up, and 1 slick trick mag in the bullpen.


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Old 09-23-2019, 07:08 PM   #19
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My three favorites are the Magnus Black Hornet Ser Razor, Slick Trick Mags and the Grim Reaper Hybrids.
Going try the new Grim Reaper Micro Hybrids as well this year.

Iíll have the new Grim Reaper Micro Hybrids in the #1 spot for opening weekend.
Iím really liking these.
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Old 09-23-2019, 07:14 PM   #20
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Going with the Grizzly Stik Overkill this year. Been a Rage guy the last several years, but made the switch from 100gr to 125gr this season and went back with a CoC fixed blade.
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Old 09-23-2019, 07:27 PM   #21
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I shoot Rage Hypodermic's, and bought the new no collar one this year.

That being said, I read this article a few months back, and I will never shoot another fixed blade, unless I just want to get rid of it. Amazing, studied, article backed by analytics and real field data why mechanicals produce more reliable results, not just in taking game, but in RECOVERY!

https://www.qdma.com/does-broadhead-...gRNUcAvXaL2-6s
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Old 09-23-2019, 07:34 PM   #22
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I prefer those of a two blade variety. Been shooting the Simmons Tigershark 175 and the Strickland Helix 225 for a few years now, just plain love them. Exceptional cut, flight and penetration with them both.


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Old 09-23-2019, 07:44 PM   #23
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i like a 2 blade as well. Trying single bevel this year. Have some bone broad heads on order.
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Old 09-23-2019, 07:57 PM   #24
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Made the move from Reapers to the rage Trypan and never looked back as far as mechanicals go. The Trypan leaves an incredible wound channel. I always have a Viper Trick in my quiver as well.
Iron Will heads out of my Longbow and recurve.
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Old 09-23-2019, 08:11 PM   #25
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I shoot Rage Hypodermic's, and bought the new no collar one this year.

That being said, I read this article a few months back, and I will never shoot another fixed blade, unless I just want to get rid of it. Amazing, studied, article backed by analytics and real field data why mechanicals produce more reliable results, not just in taking game, but in RECOVERY!

https://www.qdma.com/does-broadhead-...gRNUcAvXaL2-6s


Just wanted you to know that against my better judgement I clicked on the link and read the ďreportĒ. Sorry to say I just wasted five minutes of my life I will never get back.......


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Old 09-23-2019, 08:33 PM   #26
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Just wanted you to know that against my better judgement I clicked on the link and read the ďreportĒ. Sorry to say I just wasted five minutes of my life I will never get back.......


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I didn't say it was an "exciting" article, but informatiive
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Old 09-25-2019, 12:05 AM   #27
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Wasp Boss Bullet. Same broadhead for years. Flies straight, sharp, lethal, easy to tune. High quality bh
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Old 09-25-2019, 12:37 AM   #28
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125gr Shuttle T-Lock

Idk, I’ve just been successful with it every time it hits something over the last 4-5 years. Thought about changing things up, but decided to KISS.
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Old 09-25-2019, 07:23 AM   #29
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QAD Exodus, hard to beat for an all around broadhead. Do have a pack of Grim Reaper micro hybrids to try this year also.

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Old 09-25-2019, 07:25 AM   #30
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Rage........all day, everyday!

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Old 09-25-2019, 07:33 AM   #31
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Rage Trypan and Iron Will. Both great heads. There are a lot of great heads out there, just tune your bow for what you are shooting and they will do their job.... If you do yours!!!

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Old 09-25-2019, 07:33 AM   #32
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Rage Trypan and Iron Will. Both great heads. There are a lot of great heads out there, just tune your bow for what you are shooting and they will do their job.... If you do yours!!!

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Old 09-25-2019, 09:53 AM   #33
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Rage Hypo will do the job!
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Old 09-27-2019, 02:16 AM   #34
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i like a 2 blade as well. Trying single bevel this year. Have some bone broad heads on order.


I too, am wanting to try the bone broadheads. This year, Iím using 125gr magnus black hornet serrazor.


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Old 09-27-2019, 11:27 AM   #35
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I too, am wanting to try the bone broadheads. This year, Iím using 125gr magnus black hornet serrazor.


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I have been shooting the bone 200gr. they fly great in the wind!
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Old 09-27-2019, 07:05 PM   #36
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I'm really liking the Iron Will for elk. They slice through them like hot butter.
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Old 09-27-2019, 07:12 PM   #37
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Montec G5
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Trophy Ridge Rockets in wind or at longer range.
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Old 09-27-2019, 07:23 PM   #38
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Still shooting my 100 grain Thunderheads, they haven’t failed me yet.
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Old 09-27-2019, 07:32 PM   #39
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I've been shooting NAP Spitfire Maxx for the past 5 years or so. Never had an issue out of them. They fly straight and leave a good blood trail.
X2 on this response. Most reliable BH iíve ever used. Great for deer, elk, and hogs in my experience. You can also buy replacement blades for extended life. Uu
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Slick Trick Magnums or Xcutioners for me... depends on the mood.
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Slick Trick Magnums or Xcutioners for me... depends on the mood.


I have a customer that uses the Executioner Hybrid and has great success with them, he took a Black Wildebeest with one at 78 yds a couple of years ago in RSA.


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Old 09-27-2019, 09:29 PM   #42
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I used to shoot 2 blade Magnus and zwicky. Don't ask why but a buddy gave me a 4 blade muzzy and I shot a buck with it and watched him fall. Ever since I switched to the muzzy and I've watched them fall. Knock on wood. I don't care what you shoot just make sure there sharp.
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Old 09-27-2019, 09:34 PM   #43
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Muzzy man here.
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Old 09-28-2019, 01:04 AM   #44
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NAP Spitfire 1.5 in cut is what I have been using while crossbow hunting and all have blown through making a nice sized hole and a blood trail that was almost unbelievable. All but one down within 75 yards of shot and I'm in the double digits with kills. I have been thinking about trying the NAP double cross. For predators and small game, I use whatever cheap fixed blade i can find.
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Old 09-28-2019, 06:36 AM   #45
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Trying out the Kudu heads this year in 125gr. Still have 1 slicktrick mag in my quiver however.
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Old 09-28-2019, 06:54 AM   #46
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Slick trick magnums and G5 Strykers for me. Used to shoot the original Rage with the oring and gave them up. Would like to try one of the newer style Rage's or that Grim Reaper.
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Old 09-28-2019, 07:39 AM   #47
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The new G5 striker v2 125g insane accuracy an I like not worrying about if it’s going to open or not an stupid sharp out of the package !!
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Old 09-28-2019, 07:47 AM   #48
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There's no MAGIC Broadhead...its where ya hit them.....that really counts....
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Old 09-28-2019, 07:53 AM   #49
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simmons 2 blade tiger sharks for everything going on 7 years now

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