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Old 10-09-2019, 02:42 PM   #1
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I am needing to get some new heads and I've narrowed it down to these two. Anyone shot both and prefer one over the other? Looking at 100gr on each. Which cut do you guys have the best luck with?

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Old 10-09-2019, 02:55 PM   #2
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Haven’t shot jack hammer, but big fan of grim reapers
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Old 10-09-2019, 03:03 PM   #3
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I've shot both and they fly the same. The practice head that comes with the reapers comes in handy compared to the wasps which come with no practice head. They fly like fieldpoints
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Old 10-09-2019, 03:07 PM   #4
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Shoot the 2" white tail grim reaper Razor CUT and they will leave a major blood trail.

Haven't shot the razor tip, but the razor cut will be my broad head of choice from now on.
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Old 10-09-2019, 03:08 PM   #5
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I’ve killed a ton a animals with the wasp jam-hammer. Flys great out to 80 yards for me. I shoot wasp with 50 grain brass insert and 300 spine arrow. Hits hard opens every single time and leaves great exit hole with awesome blood trails.
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Old 10-09-2019, 03:09 PM   #6
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I have had outstanding results with the grim reaper 2" cut razor tips. Killed multiple deer and plenty of Javi with them. The deer in the pic attached had a blood trail my 2yr old daughter could've followed.
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Old 10-09-2019, 03:42 PM   #7
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I have a pile of ramcats at home but they wont fit in my dang quiver! So I need something a little more compact.
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Old 10-09-2019, 03:52 PM   #8
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Grim reapers
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Old 10-09-2019, 03:58 PM   #9
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I have a pile of ramcats at home but they wont fit in my dang quiver! So I need something a little more compact.
I bought some ramcats and can only fit one in my 6 arrow quiver. The rest are grim reapers and schwakers, both of those have been great for me.
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Old 10-09-2019, 08:01 PM   #10
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I’m looking at the same heads
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Old 10-09-2019, 08:21 PM   #11
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grim reapers, 2" whitetail special for deer and I used the 1 3/8" on the elk I shot this year.
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Old 10-09-2019, 08:24 PM   #12
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Grim Reaper Razor Tips 1-3/8” blades
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Old 10-09-2019, 09:36 PM   #13
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I shoot wasp jackhammers.

Have had fantastic luck with them
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Old 10-09-2019, 10:51 PM   #14
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I shoot wasp jackhammers.

Have had fantastic luck with them
Which cut size?
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Old 10-09-2019, 11:32 PM   #15
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I have Shot Both. Both are Great Heads. But, For whitetail I prefer Nap Edge over them Both. Good Luck what Ever you Decide
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Old 10-10-2019, 01:11 AM   #16
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How are the grim reaper blades retained? Do they use o rings?
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Old 10-10-2019, 04:38 AM   #17
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How are the grim reaper blades retained? Do they use o rings?
No o-rings which why I like the grim reapers. They have an internal spring that keeps tension on the blades and keeps them closed.
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Old 10-10-2019, 04:39 AM   #18
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Grim Reaper fan here!
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Old 10-10-2019, 04:44 AM   #19
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I’ve also been told grim reapers fly no differently if you go ahead and open the blades prior to sending the arrow. The only benefit I guess I could see to that would be guillotine turkey shots? Either way I shoot the 2” grim reapers as well.
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Old 10-10-2019, 05:06 AM   #20
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No o-rings which why I like the grim reapers. They have an internal spring that keeps tension on the blades and keeps them closed.
That’s what I was hoping to hear, thanks!
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Old 10-10-2019, 10:24 AM   #21
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Have been shooting Jak-Hammer 1 3/4" for years and they have always worked great for me. Thick blades and fly great. No experience with GRs but they look good.
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Old 10-10-2019, 10:29 AM   #22
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I'm guessing my bow got knocked out of tune a little. My ramcats are now significantly off and i dont have a ton of time to go to the bow shop. rages shoot well. Any ideas if these heads will fly like the rages?
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Old 10-10-2019, 10:30 AM   #23
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I've never shot the GRs, but I've been shooting the Jak Hammer 125 for MANY (15+)years. They are my go-to BH. I get consistently GREAT blood trails on hogs and deer.
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I'm guessing my bow got knocked out of tune a little. My ramcats are now significantly off and i dont have a ton of time to go to the bow shop. rages shoot well. Any ideas if these heads will fly like the rages?
I'd recommend taking the time to tune. Even if they "fly" well, a BH (ANY BH, but especially a mech) will not get optimum penetration. I wouldn't recommend using a mechanical as a crutch for an improperly tuned bow.
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Old 10-10-2019, 10:40 AM   #25
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I'd recommend taking the time to tune. Even if they "fly" well, a BH (ANY BH, but especially a mech) will not get optimum penetration. I wouldn't recommend using a mechanical as a crutch for an improperly tuned bow.
I totally understand. just out of time after work. I will get it tuned, just curious if they would work in a pinch. I do take the time to keep my equipment in proper working condition. but with that being said. Its always nice to be able to hunt on my one day off a week even if its not running 100%.
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Which cut size?
1 3/4" cut


personally I like the o-ring system. I know that blade is gonna come open.


My buddy shot a fallow ( I was in the blind with him so I will say "we" shot a fallow) doe and he heart shot her, she ran quite a ways and then died.

when we got over there and skinned her and gutted her it didn't look like the blades had opened. Inspecting the arrow seemed to confirm this.


I know guys who love them, but I trust the o-ring more than retention springs.


FWIW, I am also a fan of Rocket Sidewinders. Big 2" cut and they fly good and penetrate deep. Shot a pronghorn at 84 yards, complete pass thru. he didn't make it 20 steps before he fell over. I've made some marginal shots on animals with them and they all went down.
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Old 10-10-2019, 08:04 PM   #27
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I've killed a ton of deer with the 2" WTS Reapers in RazorTip. Bad broadheads... I use the 2 Blade Rage Extreme Chisel Tip and 4 Blade Hybrid now though. Still keep a Reaper in the quiver tho for fun and hogs
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Old 10-14-2019, 09:51 AM   #28
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I might just have to try both!
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Old 10-14-2019, 11:55 AM   #29
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I am needing to get some new heads and I've narrowed it down to these two. Anyone shot both and prefer one over the other? Looking at 100gr on each. Which cut do you guys have the best luck with?

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I have shot both, I have Wasp in my Quiver
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