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Old 08-08-2022, 10:49 AM   #1
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I've got a big hog at one of my feeders every morning and night. I'd like to take him out with my bow soon (hopefully Friday). I'm shooting a 60# Mathews VXR 29.5" draw, 4mm Victory VAP TKO arrows. 30 yard elevated shot.

Which of these broadheads would you choose for this task? These are what I have currently in my bag...
- Annihilator 125XL
- Rage Hypo NC +P 125gr
- Wasp Boss SST 125gr
- SEVR 1.5 125gr

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Old 08-08-2022, 11:32 AM   #2
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Any of them with the right shot placement.
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Old 08-08-2022, 11:43 AM   #3
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I'd probably go with the annihilator
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Old 08-08-2022, 12:10 PM   #4
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3 blades 125gr Megameat





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Old 08-08-2022, 12:21 PM   #5
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Whatever sharp heavy fixed blade you have. And crank the bow up to 70 and scoot up 10-15yds.
That coon looks like a little monkey in the 3rd pic.
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Old 08-08-2022, 12:44 PM   #6
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Nice carnage!
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Old 08-08-2022, 12:47 PM   #7
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Any of them with the right shot placement.
This and the heavier the arrow & draw weight will give you the greatest odds for success. But it all comes down to shot placement.
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Old 08-08-2022, 03:57 PM   #8
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Sorry should have read your post betterÖ
Of the heads you got the only one Iíve got experience with is the the rage hypo and it worked fantastically. I donít have pics of that one but it was almost as big as my Megameat hole.


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Old 08-08-2022, 04:02 PM   #9
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I would use the Wasp fixed blade. Get it crazy sharp, and make a good shot.
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Old 08-08-2022, 05:44 PM   #10
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Sorry should have read your post better…
Of the heads you got the only one I’ve got experience with is the the rage hypo and it worked fantastically. I don’t have pics of that one but it was almost as big as my Megameat hole.


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I actually bought the rage hypos for hogs because a guy I met at the local bow store said he killed a big one with it and blood was just pouring out. Seen a few vids since then that convinced me of the same.

But, I'm also intrigued to shoot one with an annihilator.

I need good blood and quick take down because the darn yaupon forest we have make recoveries challenging. Also, I want a pass through to get my expensive arrow back.
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Old 08-08-2022, 05:54 PM   #11
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I say based on your list that any of the ones you have will do just fine.


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Old 08-08-2022, 06:00 PM   #12
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The one you shoot best
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Old 08-08-2022, 06:10 PM   #13
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Not a direct answer to your question, but this video has some great information to consider when taking down a big boar. Touches on broadhead selection and placement as well.

https://youtu.be/0DgOkpscmD0
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Old 08-08-2022, 06:47 PM   #14
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Great video. Thank you.
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Old 08-16-2022, 02:33 PM   #15
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I've got a big hog at one of my feeders every morning and night. I'd like to take him out with my bow soon (hopefully Friday). I'm shooting a 60# Mathews VXR 29.5" draw, 4mm Victory VAP TKO arrows. 30 yard elevated shot.

Which of these broadheads would you choose for this task? These are what I have currently in my bag...
- Annihilator 125XL
- Rage Hypo NC +P 125gr
- Wasp Boss SST 125gr
- SEVR 1.5 125gr

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Did you get a shot at him yet?
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Old 08-17-2022, 12:58 PM   #16
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How fast is the arrow flying?

I am a fan of big expandables, regardless of what the ranch fairy thinks.

Hit him in the armpit quartering away with the hypodermic and he will bleed out quick
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Old 08-17-2022, 01:10 PM   #17
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Wait for quartering away shot so you can get up in the vitals and go with the broad head your most accurate with.
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Old 08-17-2022, 01:32 PM   #18
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How fast is the arrow flying?

I am a fan of big expandables, regardless of what the ranch fairy thinks.

Hit him in the armpit quartering away with the hypodermic and he will bleed out quick
But he said he wants a pass thru so I dont think a large expandable would be his best choice

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Old 08-17-2022, 01:38 PM   #19
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But he said he wants a pass thru so I dont think a large expandable would be his best choice

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They pig is around 180-200 lbs I think it will punch thru him on both sides.
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Old 08-17-2022, 02:59 PM   #20
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They pig is around 180-200 lbs I think it will punch thru him on both sides.
I'd be willing to bet it wont

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Old 08-19-2022, 12:06 PM   #21
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Quartering away shot and you can tuck any of them into the pocket where it counts. And yes, your Rage will deploy at an angle.

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Old 08-19-2022, 03:14 PM   #22
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Personally on a big hog, I would stay away from a 2 blade in fear that their fat would seal up the wound and make tracking tough. I would go with the Annihilator to get the pass through and blood you want.
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Old 08-25-2022, 06:34 AM   #23
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I'd probably go with the annihilator
This and a slightly quartered away shot in the crease
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Old 08-25-2022, 06:46 AM   #24
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I have heard good things about the G5 MegaMeat. I have three Gravediggers left to use up, then I will try the G5.
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Old 08-25-2022, 12:05 PM   #25
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I have heard good things about the G5 MegaMeat. I have three Gravediggers left to use up, then I will try the G5.
Yea but it's a mechanical

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Old 08-25-2022, 03:59 PM   #26
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Behind the last rib quartering in and let it come out in front neck area….. dead within 60 yards or less!
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Old 08-25-2022, 04:09 PM   #27
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Annihilator 125 and hold lower and more forward than you would on a whitetail. Most people try to shoot them behind the shoulder like a deer, the pigs lunge forward a little bit at the sound of the bow/arrow and all of a sudden you're in the guts and never find him.
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Old 08-26-2022, 06:59 AM   #28
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Out of those the annihilator. I’ve shot a lot of big hogs (killed some, lost some) and landed on the single bevel 2 blade kudu points. Still good blood trails with a two blade but I shoot them for the penetration, straight up the front leg.
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Old 09-25-2022, 02:52 PM   #29
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Anything tough and sharp. Iíve had the best luck putting the 200+ down fast (3 for 3) with enough blood to find them using Iron Will Wides on the end of a 500gr arrow pushed by 70#.
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Old 09-25-2022, 03:29 PM   #30
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Magnus 2 blade
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Old 09-25-2022, 03:55 PM   #31
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Is the pig dead?
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Old 09-27-2022, 07:38 PM   #32
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I'd use the head I wouldn't mind doing without. Hogs have a tendency to run a long ways in almost impassable thickets if not hit perfectly, and even if they are....Any of those you have ought to work.
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Old 09-27-2022, 07:53 PM   #33
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SEVR 1.5 is all I shoot.
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