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I am looking for advise in broad head selection. Which broad head will fly the most like a field point?

Question by 1ojolsen. Uploaded on December 29, 2012

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from jhjimbo wrote 1 year 15 weeks ago

I just use 3 or 4 blade wasp and they seem to do o.k.
Just weigh the tip and keep them close to the same weight.

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from cb bob wrote 1 year 15 weeks ago

I don't use them, but a mechanical broadhead will be about as close as you can get

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from Bioguy01 wrote 1 year 15 weeks ago

Any broad head can shoot like a field point, but mechanical heads tend to be more forgiving. That said, fixed blades tend to be more dependable. Good luck.

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from wallofsam wrote 1 year 15 weeks ago

2 blade Rages 100gr. fly true as a fieldpoint. Just dont use the Rage extremes. I had an arrow get about an inch of penetration on a nice 10pt. lesson learned.

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from steve182 wrote 1 year 15 weeks ago

I just switched to Rage 2-blades this year. They fly like my field points and i went 2 for 2 with them. I previously used NAP Nitron fixed blades. They fly like a field point too, but i had a couple good hits with very sparse blood trails so i switched.

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from 007 wrote 1 year 15 weeks ago

A lot of it depends on your bow and how it's set up. The best (only?) way to find out is to shoot several broadheads of the same weight as your field points until you find what shoots best. Montec G5's shoot the same as a field point for me.

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from Ken Brown wrote 1 year 15 weeks ago

Your stand selection is as important as the tip you use. If your in an open blind set up I would recommend the two blade Rage as well. However, if your in a tent setup where your shooting through a mesh style window then steer clear of mechanicals. They tend to wander after making contact with the mesh. The Montecs are a great choice for these types of situations. Good Luck

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from deerhunterrick wrote 1 year 15 weeks ago

Stick with fixed braodheads they are the most dependable and they never fail. the problem with braodheads is not the braodhead but the proper tuning of your bow. You can't just shoot your bow and throw a braodhead on it and expect it to be correct. Braodheads bring out all the worst in your tuning setup.Make sure your braodheads are quality right from the begining. By this I mean don't waste your time or money on a cheap $9.00 braodhead from Walmart, you will get what you paid for 99% of the time. Stay away for aluminum ferrels, they bent,break and are just junk. When installing braodheads spin test them. Place them in an arrow roller or off the edge of a table on a glass top and roll them.If they wobble try and reset the insert. make sure the blades are as close to being aligned with the fletching. It is posible to add a nylon washer in front of the head to adjust the possition to align them.I personally spin them in my hand by placing the tip in my palm as I can feel the wobble if it is there even when you can't see it. A large magnet will also work if you place the arrow in the middle of the magnet upside down and give it a spin.But warning, I have done this for almost 49 years and is not for everybody. Broadheads will cut you badly and is not recommened to be done in your hand. Muzzy,Thunderhead,Slick Trick,Wasp ,Snuffer,Magnus,Steelforce are all excellent heads that are quality that repeats itself. You have to tune your bow correctly to get field tip flight out of broadheads. Putting a mechanical braodhead on is not the correct way to get good flight. All that does is hide problems. Bad flight equals poor penetration and a badly wounded animal. If your arrow is flying poorly and it hits the animal in any manner other then straight it will not do what it is intented to do

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from deerhunterrick wrote 1 year 15 weeks ago

I hate auto correct BROADHEAD

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from realtreegamehunter wrote 1 year 15 weeks ago

i shoot ramcat broadheads i cant find them nowhere but basspros website, there sick,the 125 grains have almost a 2 inch cut and they are very field point accurate....so i'd suggest them to anyone

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from cody141 wrote 1 year 14 weeks ago

swhacker shoots just like field points in all our bows

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from floyd11 wrote 1 year 13 weeks ago

I shoot a torrid 100 grain mechanical blade broad head. It leaves a 1 1/2 hole for easy blood trailing. the only down fall I've had is that i may only get two kill shoots with it before it is no good. But they are cheap in price and they shoot like a field tip

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from 007 wrote 1 year 15 weeks ago

A lot of it depends on your bow and how it's set up. The best (only?) way to find out is to shoot several broadheads of the same weight as your field points until you find what shoots best. Montec G5's shoot the same as a field point for me.

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from deerhunterrick wrote 1 year 15 weeks ago

Stick with fixed braodheads they are the most dependable and they never fail. the problem with braodheads is not the braodhead but the proper tuning of your bow. You can't just shoot your bow and throw a braodhead on it and expect it to be correct. Braodheads bring out all the worst in your tuning setup.Make sure your braodheads are quality right from the begining. By this I mean don't waste your time or money on a cheap $9.00 braodhead from Walmart, you will get what you paid for 99% of the time. Stay away for aluminum ferrels, they bent,break and are just junk. When installing braodheads spin test them. Place them in an arrow roller or off the edge of a table on a glass top and roll them.If they wobble try and reset the insert. make sure the blades are as close to being aligned with the fletching. It is posible to add a nylon washer in front of the head to adjust the possition to align them.I personally spin them in my hand by placing the tip in my palm as I can feel the wobble if it is there even when you can't see it. A large magnet will also work if you place the arrow in the middle of the magnet upside down and give it a spin.But warning, I have done this for almost 49 years and is not for everybody. Broadheads will cut you badly and is not recommened to be done in your hand. Muzzy,Thunderhead,Slick Trick,Wasp ,Snuffer,Magnus,Steelforce are all excellent heads that are quality that repeats itself. You have to tune your bow correctly to get field tip flight out of broadheads. Putting a mechanical braodhead on is not the correct way to get good flight. All that does is hide problems. Bad flight equals poor penetration and a badly wounded animal. If your arrow is flying poorly and it hits the animal in any manner other then straight it will not do what it is intented to do

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from jhjimbo wrote 1 year 15 weeks ago

I just use 3 or 4 blade wasp and they seem to do o.k.
Just weigh the tip and keep them close to the same weight.

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from cb bob wrote 1 year 15 weeks ago

I don't use them, but a mechanical broadhead will be about as close as you can get

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from Bioguy01 wrote 1 year 15 weeks ago

Any broad head can shoot like a field point, but mechanical heads tend to be more forgiving. That said, fixed blades tend to be more dependable. Good luck.

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from wallofsam wrote 1 year 15 weeks ago

2 blade Rages 100gr. fly true as a fieldpoint. Just dont use the Rage extremes. I had an arrow get about an inch of penetration on a nice 10pt. lesson learned.

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from steve182 wrote 1 year 15 weeks ago

I just switched to Rage 2-blades this year. They fly like my field points and i went 2 for 2 with them. I previously used NAP Nitron fixed blades. They fly like a field point too, but i had a couple good hits with very sparse blood trails so i switched.

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from Ken Brown wrote 1 year 15 weeks ago

Your stand selection is as important as the tip you use. If your in an open blind set up I would recommend the two blade Rage as well. However, if your in a tent setup where your shooting through a mesh style window then steer clear of mechanicals. They tend to wander after making contact with the mesh. The Montecs are a great choice for these types of situations. Good Luck

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from deerhunterrick wrote 1 year 15 weeks ago

I hate auto correct BROADHEAD

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from realtreegamehunter wrote 1 year 15 weeks ago

i shoot ramcat broadheads i cant find them nowhere but basspros website, there sick,the 125 grains have almost a 2 inch cut and they are very field point accurate....so i'd suggest them to anyone

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from cody141 wrote 1 year 14 weeks ago

swhacker shoots just like field points in all our bows

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from floyd11 wrote 1 year 13 weeks ago

I shoot a torrid 100 grain mechanical blade broad head. It leaves a 1 1/2 hole for easy blood trailing. the only down fall I've had is that i may only get two kill shoots with it before it is no good. But they are cheap in price and they shoot like a field tip

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