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Offline Farmer72

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Broadheads
« on: April 24, 2021, 01:23:40 PM »
So I haven't archery hunted in several years and am looking to get back into it. Now that Washington allows mechanical heads I was just curious as to what people were using. I might just use the ones I have (Crimson Talon XT) for this year as I have 12 new in the package still but may change it up if I hunt more with the bow.

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Re: Broadheads
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2021, 01:56:50 PM »
Slick Trick magnums

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Re: Broadheads
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2021, 02:34:47 PM »
Kudu broad heads with the bleeder
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Re: Broadheads
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2021, 02:36:29 PM »
Iron will broadheads for me

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Re: Broadheads
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2021, 02:52:55 PM »
Slicktricks standards for me

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Re: Broadheads
« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2021, 03:00:08 PM »
Slick Trick viper tricks for me. My setup is 65lbs firing a 430g arrow 275fps, not a hot rod by any means, but I still get mostly passthroughs with them and good blood trails. Two years ago my 125g viper trick penetrated my bear from the throat and out the back of the ham for an end to end passthrough. It only ran 20yds.

For deer Iíd use anything that was sharp and flew well with a good reputation. For elk I would never use an expandable just due to the fact that you lose penetration and the majority of them have flimsy blades. Yes some guys are very successful with them, but I see no reason to take that chance on the sole thing that actually kills the animal.

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Re: Broadheads
« Reply #6 on: April 25, 2021, 07:35:16 AM »
Fixed heads are still considered the best heads for penetration and reliability. Unless you canít figure out how to tune a bow and just want something that might fly more like a field point then expandable are for you. Just go smaller cutting dia.

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Re: Broadheads
« Reply #7 on: April 25, 2021, 09:25:03 AM »
Check out RAD broad heads. Made right here in Washington. Well made.

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Re: Broadheads
« Reply #8 on: April 25, 2021, 10:23:30 AM »
 I second rad.... I have killed a number of elk with their fixed blades. tough as you will find in my opinion.

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Re: Broadheads
« Reply #9 on: April 25, 2021, 11:04:25 AM »
Slick Tricks standard

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Re: Broadheads
« Reply #10 on: April 25, 2021, 11:26:09 AM »
Get yourself true, COC broadheads like the Magnus Stinger and never have to worry about your BHís doing their job.
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Re: Broadheads
« Reply #11 on: April 25, 2021, 07:09:54 PM »
Strickland Helix for me.  Great at quick kills.  Durable as heck and I can resharpen them for the next bull.
How long til elk season?!??

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Re: Broadheads
« Reply #12 on: April 25, 2021, 07:16:20 PM »
Check out RAD broad heads. Made right here in Washington. Well made.

Is RAD advertising on here, Iím going to need some broad heads.
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Re: Broadheads
« Reply #13 on: April 25, 2021, 08:28:47 PM »
I will have to look at the RAD and see what they have. I am pretty sure I am just going to use the Crimson Talons I have for this year and the muzzy's I carry for grouse.

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Re: Broadheads
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