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Poll

What is your go-to broadhead?

Fixed Only
11 (61.1%)
Mechanicals
5 (27.8%)
Either, I like to mix it up
2 (11.1%)

Total Members Voted: 18

Voting closed: January 31, 2012, 03:40:26 PM

Author Topic: FIXED or Mechanicals?  (Read 2126 times)

Offline BeaglePup

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Re: FIXED or Mechanicals?
« Reply #15 on: October 30, 2011, 08:03:56 PM »
Tried fixed on my crossbow and I went to mechanical. I think they fly better on the crossbow.  Used fixed with my compound
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Offline Two Tales

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Re: FIXED or Mechanicals?
« Reply #16 on: October 30, 2011, 10:15:11 PM »
GF was in a quandry about what would work best out of her TenPoint...feller at the bow shop fixed her right up with 3 blade Muzzys...he built/put the inserts in the arrows...they fly and track as well if not better than her target tips...she has another set of arrows with 4 blade Muzzys and they fly just as well...shooting inside a 1 1/2 circle at 20, 30 and 40 yards...
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Offline Woods Walker

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Re: FIXED or Mechanicals?
« Reply #17 on: January 20, 2012, 10:12:31 PM »
Fixed only. Bowhunting has enough variables without adding the possibility of mechanical failure. If that's the only thing that will shoot well from my bow then I guess I'd have no choice.

I shoot Razorcaps from a 55# Super Kodiak recurve, and it goes right through them. They can also be hand sharpened, which I like, because for me there's something VERY personal about killing a deer cleanly with a broadhead that you sharpened with your own hands.
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