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Author Topic: Rocket Broadheads  (Read 2824 times)

Offline eater-of-venison

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Rocket Broadheads
« on: April 28, 2012, 02:21:03 PM »
anyone ever used the rockets? im planning try either the miniblaster (75 gr, 1 1/2 in cut), or steelhead (100 gr 1 1/8 in cut) which do you think would be better for a low poundage bow. (I'm planning on replacing the good ole horton with a compound for this deer season, probably a Hoyt, Martin, or a Parker.)
Any feedback on the bows couldn't hurt anything either.
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Re: Rocket Broadheads
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2012, 07:50:26 AM »
Haven't used them myself. Thought about them awhile back with the 100 grain but went with the G5 Strikers. See how they shoot with your bow and get some advice from the bowshop where you get you bow from. Good luck!
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Re: Rocket Broadheads
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2012, 09:51:38 AM »
i use steelheads and have had great luck w/ them. they fly just like fieldpoints. good choice
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Re: Rocket Broadheads
« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2012, 11:31:52 AM »
All the modern broad heads are good today. The most important thing is to practice enough to make sure you can put it in the lung area on a consistent basis. We owe it to the animal to do our best not to wound due to lack of preparation. In a lighter draw bow, I think the 75 grain might be a better choice so you can keep the feet per second up as well. Good luck to you!
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Re: Rocket Broadheads
« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2012, 12:52:40 PM »
i forgot to mention, don't forget to look at the Mission bows by Mathews. they are a great bow and you can increase poundage and draw length as you grow. you won't need to keep up-sizing. good luck
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Re: Rocket Broadheads
« Reply #5 on: April 30, 2012, 05:11:12 PM »
i forgot to mention, don't forget to look at the Mission bows by Mathews. they are a great bow and you can increase poundage and draw length as you grow. you won't need to keep up-sizing. good luck
I like the sounds of that, might have to check it out.
Thanks for the advise guys!!
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Re: Rocket Broadheads
« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2012, 07:17:46 AM »
My son has the Mission Craze and it is one of the best bows for young and growing people IMO. He is 10yrs. old and it will work for me as well. Just adjust the draw length and poundage as you grow, nothing else to buy to change the setup.   

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Re: Rocket Broadheads
« Reply #7 on: May 03, 2012, 07:48:14 PM »
Iv'e always had good success with the steelheads with lower poundage.
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Re: Rocket Broadheads
« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2012, 11:08:47 AM »
Before you pick a broadhead, pick a bow!  The bows you have mentioned are all of good quality and will give you years of enjoyment. Don,t get stuck on a brand name or what a buddy shoots. Pick a bow that fits your hand like it was made for you and you alone. A small grip will help lessen hand torque and give a better feel when its cold and you have to wear a glove. Set it up for rock solid performance in the field. Great  rest, sight, and quiver. Make your setup idiotprof. Because when the big guy walks by, you will be an idiot!!!!! Tune, Tune, and Tune and then lock everything down rock solid.   Get as many broadheads as you can get your hands on and find the one that you have the most confidence in. A 1 inch hole in the vitals will get it done EVERY time. Solid performance comes from solid construction. My personal choice is the G5 montec. It shoots just like my field points and blows through both sides on even large Bull elk. I,ve had to dig them out of trees on the other side of the animal on many occasions.  But this is not to say you should make this your choice. Shoot what gives you the most confidence!!!!

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Re: Rocket Broadheads
« Reply #9 on: May 11, 2012, 06:16:20 AM »
I prefer ULTIMATE STEEL BROADHEAD.

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Re: Rocket Broadheads
« Reply #10 on: June 14, 2012, 02:55:56 PM »
Also take a look at the Bowtech Assassin! If all goes well when I test fire it this weekend that's going to be my next bow. Been on-line researching bows in the $600 range and the Bowtech Assassin with an included Octane RAK system is $599 and the reviews on-line have been great. I figure I'll move my accessories over to it and then put the Octane accessories on my old Hoyt UltraSport and sell it.
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Re: Rocket Broadheads
« Reply #11 on: June 14, 2012, 03:08:28 PM »


yes ,  pick you bow first    (don;t forget PSE)  try them all then pick what YOU like and not all the comercials that tell you what to shoot...

then

pick your broadhead  i used rockets awile back  were ok i can;t say either good or bad  but i am now  using the G5  check as many as you can out!

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Re: Rocket Broadheads
« Reply #12 on: August 03, 2012, 08:40:26 AM »
I used the Rocket Steelhead 100s for years with good results.  Switched to Rage though in the last few years.  If I were to shoot a reduced poundage bow now, I would probably look real hard at these:

http://www.ragebroadheads.com/Products/40-KE-Broadhead.php
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