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Old 07-30-2018, 03:45 PM   #1
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looking for recommendations on a good cut on contact broadhead my 11 year old is going after her first dear with her bow and want to make sure I set her up as based I can for both good blood trail and penetration. I bought her some deadringer freak nasty extreams that can be used mechanical or cut on contact. Does anyone have experience with this broadhead in the cut on contact mode. Do not want to have her get a good shoot but have trouble with the broadhead thanks in advance
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Old 07-30-2018, 03:47 PM   #2
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magnus stinger, slick trick, muzzy trocar
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Old 07-30-2018, 03:59 PM   #3
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Slick Trick Viper.
My nephew has been using lately. He is 14 but small and only pulls around 35lbs. Shot several hogs, a texas dall and a mature whitetail buck.
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Old 07-30-2018, 04:01 PM   #4
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Old 07-30-2018, 04:01 PM   #5
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Most all the decent broadheads will be fine. I think shot placement is most important over anything else. I have killed several deer with cheap Allen broadheads from Wal Mart.

but I shoot PX2's
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Old 07-30-2018, 04:03 PM   #6
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she knows where to place the arrow both on foam and rifle hunting just hope she can control the rush when it comes down to it with her bow
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Old 07-30-2018, 04:51 PM   #7
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Slick Trick Viper.
My nephew has been using lately. He is 14 but small and only pulls around 35lbs. Shot several hogs, a texas dall and a mature whitetail buck.
Cut on contact best for low poundage with two holes being the goal IMHO. Magnus makes some fine ones too that have served me extremely well.
Get her to shoot the chosen broadhead a few times, accuracy kills. Have fun!
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Old 07-31-2018, 11:31 AM   #8
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went ahead and bought her some magnus stinger's and I will just give the dead ringers a try for me
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Old 07-31-2018, 11:34 AM   #9
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I use the cheapest ones I can find at Academy. They all pretty good nowadays.
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Old 08-01-2018, 08:04 AM   #10
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With out know her set up I’m going to wing it. When low draw weight is in play then we have to look at a lot of variables. And even if you have an arrow you think is the best it still can fail.

Low draw weight means you need a heavier arrow. I would look at 10 gr per lb minimum. That means she must get close. And that may be 10 yards.

Never look at a mechanical head. Yes I know everyone wants to say I’ve done it. Ok. But your trying to set up an arrow with the least amount of failure problems. Like at cut on contacts. This is heads that the blade is the tip. Look at two blades with bleeders. Stingers are good for this.

Build the arrow with foc. Short arrows are not as stable. This is why for the foc and it imprices penetration.

Last she has to practice and tuning is very important. This is also very hard for kids. But if the arrow hits an animal and the nock is not in line with the tip it Impedes penetration. And with low draw weight it’s even worse.

Good luck and happy hunting
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Old 08-01-2018, 08:20 AM   #11
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thanks for the info
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Old 08-01-2018, 08:30 AM   #12
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Old 08-01-2018, 08:33 AM   #13
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Old 08-01-2018, 08:46 AM   #14
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these are pretty wicked and very tough I haven't broken one yet.
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Old 08-01-2018, 09:17 AM   #15
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this is what I went with 100 grain she is pulling 35 pounds right now trying to get her up to 40 she has a 24 inch draw we should be right around 30 on the kinetic energy and going to try and keep her within 15 yards.

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Old 08-01-2018, 02:32 PM   #16
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My new head Iím going to play with this year
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Old 08-02-2018, 08:02 AM   #17
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that looks like it will do some damage
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Old 08-02-2018, 08:21 AM   #18
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Lots of good answers here. Maybe it was mentioned and I didn't see it but make sure her bow is tuned as well as possible. If the arrow isn't flying well she will lose energy and penetration. Good luck to her this season!
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Old 08-02-2018, 08:36 AM   #19
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Never used stingers but I think your choice will do just fine for her.
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Old 08-02-2018, 08:57 AM   #20
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will need to make sure everything is tuned. She is shooting a new bow and everything was paper tuned when we put the rest on. Getting a new string and rest coming so will do it all again. should I do it with field points or broadheads or both. pretty new to this and with her keeping within 20 yards on targets never worried a whole lot but with an animals life involved I want everything to be right
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Old 08-02-2018, 10:06 AM   #21
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looking for recommendations on a good cut on contact broadhead my 11 year old is going after her first dear with her bow and want to make sure I set her up as based I can for both good blood trail and penetration. I bought her some deadringer freak nasty extreams that can be used mechanical or cut on contact. Does anyone have experience with this broadhead in the cut on contact mode. Do not want to have her get a good shoot but have trouble with the broadhead thanks in advance


What every you do donít shoot a mechanical!!!!!! I would suggest any of the slick trick fixed blades. Iíve had really good luck with the slick trick magnum but thatís out of a 70 lb. triax.


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Old 08-02-2018, 10:14 AM   #22
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I would shoot her field points with broad heads..... the broad heads reveal arrow flight problems quicker. If your broad heads and field points are impacting the same at 20, 30 and on then you are getting good arrow flight usually.
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Old 08-04-2018, 09:04 AM   #23
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My girlfriend got her first deer this past season shooting the NAP Thunderhead Nitros. She is pulling about 38lbs if I recall, and we got a nice pass thru at about 18 yards, and the deer was down in probably 75-100 yards.
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Old 08-04-2018, 02:03 PM   #24
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I think you made a fine choice with the stingers. I just walked in from testing various broadheads and fletchings at 80 yards. I brought some stingers just to see how the fletchings handled fixed blade heads in a little bit of wind. I was surprised at how well they flew. The flew as good as any head I’ve ever used. At 80 yards I could hold a 4” group with them when I did my part, which is as good as I can hold the bow so they are shooting as good as field points out of my rigs. I think that’s impressive for an affordable fixed blade head.

I’ve decided to take them out and shoot a few critters with them this year along with my other heads and see how they do for me in the field.

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Old 08-04-2018, 11:30 PM   #25
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Old 08-04-2018, 11:38 PM   #26
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Getting a new string in this week and one more competition then it’s hunting arrow set up time
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Old 08-04-2018, 11:51 PM   #27
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I haven’t tried the stingers but thinking about letting my wife use them for the same reason. I really like the slicktrick magnums because they are consistent and sharp.
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Old 08-06-2018, 05:45 AM   #28
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looking for recommendations on a good cut on contact broadhead my 11 year old is going after her first dear with her bow and want to make sure I set her up as based I can for both good blood trail and penetration. I bought her some deadringer freak nasty extreams that can be used mechanical or cut on contact. Does anyone have experience with this broadhead in the cut on contact mode. Do not want to have her get a good shoot but have trouble with the broadhead thanks in advance
Hi, she can read this article its few tips on how to fire a crossbow step by step, it might also help her, here you go https://swordsswords.com/blog/crossb...-step-by-step/
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Old 08-08-2018, 07:49 AM   #29
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Good choice on the Stingers

My daughter zipped one through a ram and a couple of pigs

I was impressed
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Old 08-12-2018, 09:24 AM   #30
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I killed a bunch of deer as a kid shooting thunderheads. Never had an issue.
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Old 08-12-2018, 09:26 AM   #31
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Allen lil nasty 100 grain
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Old 08-13-2018, 10:22 AM   #32
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I think the biggest thing is just to make sure you constantly touch up the sharpness of your blades. too many times people forget this from taking them in and out of your quiver.
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Old 08-15-2018, 10:32 PM   #33
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I personally shoot the slick tricks 100 gr. and have nothing but great success. They always fly true and are extremely sharp. I can't wait to see what she gets this year I have had such a great time shooting with yall at the all the Deerman. Happy huntings!
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Old 08-16-2018, 08:15 AM   #34
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I personally shoot the slick tricks 100 gr. and have nothing but great success. They always fly true and are extremely sharp. I can't wait to see what she gets this year I have had such a great time shooting with yall at the all the Deerman. Happy huntings!
she is so looking forward to it we are hunting opening weekend. We went with the magnus stinger. Trying to get some stuff ironed out now with tuning but once we get that done I think she is going to be deadly as long as we can keep her within 20 yards. She will not get a green light over 20 yards and if it is any closer then 20 I am pretty confident we will have a dead dear
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Old 08-16-2018, 06:08 PM   #35
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Spitfire all day but with a low poundage bow I would go with a muzzy fixed blade.
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Old 08-16-2018, 06:14 PM   #36
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100 gr ramcats. BAD TO THE BONE!!
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Old 10-17-2018, 09:11 AM   #37
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Got a new Sniper 370 xbow. I have it set to 20/30/40 with 100g field points. I tried shooting a slick trick at 20 and it was low and to the right by 6 inches or so. Do I need to sight the bow to broadheads or any other tuning involved? Slick trick is stuck in the target, will have to try a foam target.
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Old 10-17-2018, 08:09 PM   #38
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I like the thunderheads best.
Using Muzzy thus year but they are a pain to put together.
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Old 10-17-2018, 08:56 PM   #39
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Old 10-18-2018, 05:12 PM   #40
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I think the biggest thing is just to make sure you constantly touch up the sharpness of your blades. too many times people forget this from taking them in and out of your quiver.
I like the quivers that have the two spots that grip the shaft and an open hood with no foam for this reason as well as you don't have to be as careful with how you insert mechanical heads.

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Old 10-18-2018, 05:16 PM   #41
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saw those or similar online, would love to try as well. Wicked!
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Old 10-18-2018, 05:21 PM   #42
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German Kinetics?

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Old 10-18-2018, 06:06 PM   #43
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that is a silver flame from grizzly stiks. that one is a 200gr. and I believe 1 7/8 cut.
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Old 10-18-2018, 11:16 PM   #44
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Picked up a couple of new broadheads to try. 150 grain Grizzlystiks Maasai single right bevel and 150 grain German Kinetics.
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Old 10-19-2018, 08:51 AM   #45
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You made a good choice with the stingers.
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Old 10-19-2018, 08:52 AM   #46
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Ramcat!
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100 gr ramcats. BAD TO THE BONE!!
I would never pay for another Ramcat. Out of a single pack you may or may not get consistency. There quality control is horrible, along with their customer service. I have provided several examples of broadheads weights varying by nearly 20%.
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Ramcat!
I would never pay for another Ramcat. Out of a single pack you may or may not get consistency. There quality control is horrible, along with their customer service. I have provided several examples of broadheads weights varying by nearly 20%.
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