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Which Broadhead should i use,I'am down to these 2 selections

G5 T3 Expandable
9 (52.9%)
The Rage 2 Blade
8 (47.1%)

Total Members Voted: 17

Voting closed: September 13, 2011, 08:02:26 AM

Author Topic: Need you vote and opinions!!  (Read 1032 times)

Offline red28

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Need you vote and opinions!!
« on: September 09, 2011, 08:02:26 AM »
OK gang  I'am down to these 2 choices which should i go for?

I have an idea which to buy just wondering what you all think?
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Offline ZLong19

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Re: Need you vote and opinions!!
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2011, 08:25:56 AM »
I have heard good reviews and bad reviews for both of these.

I shoot the rage 2-blade and haven't lost a deer with them and the blood trails have been unbelievable!!!!
But, as I have stated before, it's all about shot placement, you could kill a deer with a field tip if you hit em right.
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Re: Need you vote and opinions!!
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2011, 08:51:44 AM »
i only used the rage and have not had a problem as of now I would not change
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Re: Need you vote and opinions!!
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2011, 09:11:57 AM »
I am thinking of moving from the Rage 2 Blade to a fixed blade this year... I am about finished dealing with blades popping open on the draw...
Just my bad luck...
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Re: Need you vote and opinions!!
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2011, 09:13:54 AM »
I have shot both and killed deer with both. They both do a good job but I am partial to the rage because of the 2 blades.
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Re: Need you vote and opinions!!
« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2011, 10:47:42 AM »
never used either, but I like 3 blade fixed for the limited amount of archery I do
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Re: Need you vote and opinions!!
« Reply #6 on: September 09, 2011, 11:45:43 AM »
If I'm restricted to those two, I'll take the G5 3 blade.

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Re: Need you vote and opinions!!
« Reply #7 on: September 09, 2011, 12:06:04 PM »
If you are taking about what to put on your crossbow bolts use the expndable.  I, myself, have had better luck shooting expandable rather than fixed.
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Re: Need you vote and opinions!!
« Reply #8 on: September 09, 2011, 03:03:19 PM »
grim reapers
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Re: Need you vote and opinions!!
« Reply #9 on: September 10, 2011, 12:15:13 PM »
I just can't get up the courage to use expandables  on anything but turkey.......

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Re: Need you vote and opinions!!
« Reply #10 on: September 10, 2011, 08:40:40 PM »
Guess Im to old school I liked the fixed blades.

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Re: Need you vote and opinions!!
« Reply #11 on: September 10, 2011, 08:46:41 PM »
I was going to say the Grim Reapers, but if you have already ruled them out, I would personally would go with the 3 blade, the more cutting surface the more blood and an exit wound that won't close. JMO

voting is pretty close right now 7 to 7 Good Luck Red, go with your heart or which ever broadhead the bow likes to shoot best.
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Re: Need you vote and opinions!!
« Reply #12 on: September 11, 2011, 08:40:59 AM »
I switched from the Rage 2 blade to the G5.  I couldn't be happier with my choice.  I shot 3 deer with the Rage 2 blade.  I never had a single passthrough.  All were good hits too.  I recovered all 3, but tracking without a passthrough, was not as easy as I would have liked.  Since the switch, I have 6, stuck in the ground passthroughs with the G5's.  Believe it or not, all with the same broadhead.  The thing I like about these heads are the ease of sharpening.  A few sweeps across a flat stone and they are razors.  I did have to make a slight adjustment to my sights from field points.  A small price to pay for the performance IMO.

Good luck in whatever you decide.

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Re: Need you vote and opinions!!
« Reply #13 on: September 11, 2011, 08:49:25 AM »
I use the Rage 2-blade. Have shot 5 or 6 deer with them now. Blood every where on all the deer I have shot with them, but I have only had one pass through this far. (Not a fan of this) Every deer I got with Rage fell less than 50yds away.

I have been thinking of changing to the G5 also, but the Rage have worked very well. If the Rage would pass all the way through I would never think about changing. May change with pass throughs this year since I upgraded my bow from a 10+ year old bow.

 

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