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Old 06-23-2021, 08:05 AM   #1
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Best fixed broadhead?

Plan on shooting through mesh windows with my pop-ups. Iíve sent a magnus stinger 2 blade through a window once but didnít like my blood trailÖ


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Old 06-23-2021, 08:07 AM   #2
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Iron will wide or solid. If you don’t wanna spend that much money, Magnus black hornet
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Old 06-23-2021, 08:29 AM   #3
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Best fixed broadhead?

Plan on shooting through mesh windows with my pop-ups. Iíve sent a magnus stinger 2 blade through a window once but didnít like my blood trailÖ


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Put the bleeders on. The killers I know that use stingers use the bleeders.

VPA 3 blades do well for me.
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Old 06-23-2021, 08:33 AM   #4
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switch to the 4 blade stinger or the black hornet,,, you already have the best head just add a couple blades to it
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Old 06-23-2021, 09:04 AM   #5
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Best fixed broadhead?

Plan on shooting through mesh windows with my pop-ups. Iíve sent a magnus stinger 2 blade through a window once but didnít like my blood trailÖ


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I've had poor blood trails when I didn't get two holes with Stingers, but the animals all died within sight. No complaints. Two holes I've gotten good/decent blood trails.

Give whatever decide on a few practice shots. Lots of good heads out there.
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Old 06-23-2021, 03:28 PM   #6
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I shoot the 125gr stingers with 4 blades. Last doe I shot ducked on me and hauled ***. High double lung. Last 20 yards of the trail I was following what looked like someone spray painted blood on the trees.
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Old 06-24-2021, 01:20 PM   #7
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For the price I’ve had great luck with the 3 blade muzzys and I can find em at Walmart on sale after season
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Old 06-24-2021, 01:35 PM   #8
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QAD Exodous
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Old 06-24-2021, 01:37 PM   #9
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QAD Exodous
2nd the QAD Exodus
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Old 06-24-2021, 01:39 PM   #10
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If I am shooting fixed I like the Ramcats or Slick Trick. A slight edge to Ramcats.
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Old 06-24-2021, 01:41 PM   #11
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Have yíall shot any of these through mesh windows?


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Old 06-24-2021, 03:18 PM   #12
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DirtNap

Fly just like field points and leave a big hole.


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Old 06-24-2021, 03:24 PM   #13
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I have a pack of each of the following I am going to be testing out.

QAD Exodous
Black Hornet
Ramcats

Glad to see those three mentioned in this thread.
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Old 06-24-2021, 03:36 PM   #14
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Chinese knockoffs are great for pigs.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/36190587826...MAAOSw4A5Yo--y



Son shot a hog last year shooting 40lbs. Pig was quartering away, and it came out the pigs face. Pig dropped in it's tracks.

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Old 06-25-2021, 05:33 PM   #15
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I have a pack of each of the following I am going to be testing out.

QAD Exodous
Black Hornet
Ramcats

Glad to see those three mentioned in this thread.

This was from last fall in NW OK. Buck didnít score much but was 189lbs dressed. Very slightly quartering to me with Ramcat. Did NOT get a pass through and hit the shoulder bone. I was a few inches forward still but when it hit he went up on both back legs and fell over on his back, got up and walked maybe 30yrds and went down. I could see the arrow moving every step he took. That Ramcat was tearing him up inside.
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Old 06-25-2021, 05:42 PM   #16
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Thunderheads work for me
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Old 06-25-2021, 10:20 PM   #17
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3 blade 100 gr muzzy.
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Old 06-25-2021, 10:37 PM   #18
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3 blade 125 muzzy’s never let ya down
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Old 06-25-2021, 10:40 PM   #19
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Im gonna try out the Afflictor K2 fixed next year. Looks sorta like a black hornet on steroids. Pretty solid looking and assembled right here in Texas.
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Old 06-26-2021, 08:42 AM   #20
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I've never tried shooting through mesh windows but the best 3 blade I've ever used is the qad exodus. I've tried a pile of heads including IronWill . The Exodus is silent in flight unlike the Ironwill. Tough and sharp. I don't care for solid 3 blade heads because I can't get the shaving sharp. If I can't sharpen them I won't shoot em..
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Old 06-26-2021, 10:27 AM   #21
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I shoot Grizzly Stiks and have been very happy with them.


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Old 06-26-2021, 11:25 AM   #22
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Kudo points, cheapest single bevel I've found and works great on big boars.
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Old 06-26-2021, 11:45 AM   #23
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Been using Thunderhead 100’s for 25 years and I ain’t stopping.
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Old 06-26-2021, 12:06 PM   #24
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Why leave the mesh up ?
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Old 06-26-2021, 12:15 PM   #25
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Another vote for slick tricks, I have had luck with the magnums.
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Old 06-26-2021, 09:01 PM   #26
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Why leave the mesh up ?
Cover.....

and insects
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Old 06-27-2021, 10:53 AM   #27
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I’m hesitant to shoot through mesh. After one shot, not gonna do much for insects. Be sure and check how that effects your arrow flight too.
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Old 06-28-2021, 09:30 AM   #28
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Iím hesitant to shoot through mesh. After one shot, not gonna do much for insects. Be sure and check how that effects your arrow flight too.

Yes, I would practice first. Always wise to practice shoot from your hunting set up or any changes made to your bow, arrow, or platform. Shooting through mesh is great for concealment. You don't see hunting shows ever shoot through mesh so I am sure it isn't necessary, of course, most hunting shows are hunting deer the rest of us aren't as well. Plus the fact they are recording for a TV show.

I will say from my experience of shooting through mesh that it had no effect on arrow flight. If I am hunting ground level I will shoot with the mesh on. However, if I have a platform elevated above ground then I remove the mesh.
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Old 06-28-2021, 09:41 AM   #29
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Thunderheads.
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Old 06-28-2021, 10:27 AM   #30
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Yes, I would practice first. Always wise to practice shoot from your hunting set up or any changes made to your bow, arrow, or platform. Shooting through mesh is great for concealment. You don't see hunting shows ever shoot through mesh so I am sure it isn't necessary, of course, most hunting shows are hunting deer the rest of us aren't as well. Plus the fact they are recording for a TV show.

I will say from my experience of shooting through mesh that it had no effect on arrow flight. If I am hunting ground level I will shoot with the mesh on. However, if I have a platform elevated above ground then I remove the mesh.
There has to be a sound issue with the mesh! Maybe it doesnít matter with a blazing fast bow but shooting lower iboís it has to matter.
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Old 06-28-2021, 10:36 AM   #31
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125 gr Ramcats for me. Haven't lost a single deer with them over the past 5 years while shooting them.
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Old 06-28-2021, 07:27 PM   #32
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Love all the info!

Ya the mesh does wonders when it comes to concealing movementÖ especially if I bring a buddy along. I also try to bury the edges of the blind with dirt to help keep in scent.


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Old 07-03-2021, 10:43 PM   #33
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There has to be a sound issue with the mesh! Maybe it doesn’t matter with a blazing fast bow but shooting lower ibo’s it has to matter.
No, sound isn't an issue. Never heard a peep when shooting. Maybe a dull broadhead might still doubt it. I shoot a 560gr 233 fps arrow
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Old 07-11-2021, 11:51 AM   #34
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Old 07-11-2021, 05:52 PM   #35
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I am no expert but i would think a cut on contact would work better than anything else shooting thru mesh.
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Old 07-11-2021, 06:11 PM   #36
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You guys are going to make me drag my pop up out tomorrow, set the block out in the yard and run a magnus through it. Never shot through mess with a compound. Curious to find out the results
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Old 07-11-2021, 07:20 PM   #37
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You guys are going to make me drag my pop up out tomorrow, set the block out in the yard and run a magnus through it. Never shot through mess with a compound. Curious to find out the results

Please reply to the thread with your results! Iíve shot a hog through mesh onceÖ only time Iíve sent an arrow through mesh.


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Old 07-11-2021, 08:26 PM   #38
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3blade Muzzy and VPA both do very well they mesh screen windows. Like it's not even there.
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Old 07-19-2021, 04:34 PM   #39
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Never had an issue with mesh and Ramcats
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