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Old 08-25-2010, 09:33 AM
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For anyone who uses the spirfire broadheads or the spitfire max heads im curious as to how fast your bows are shooting and what kind of KE you have..I ordered a pack of the spitfire max heads with 1 3/4in cut and am now second guessing if I have enough power to shoot these heads with their huge 3 blade cut..Im pulling 66lbs,should be 70lbs but its off a little bit and im shooting a 450gr arrow at 260FPS,which gives me 68lbs of KE..Is this enough for the 1 3/4in cut of the spitfire max or should I trade them in for the regular spitfire with the 1 1/2 in cut??
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Old 08-25-2010, 03:48 PM
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hey bb.. to answer your question.. yes you most likely have enough KE to use them without question but you may not always get a pass through.. i shoot a 420 grain arrow at 315 for 96 lbs KE.. i personally will not have a problem but my friend shoots a similar setup to yours and used the 2 blade rage with little problems no complete pass throughs all the time but still very effective.. when in doubt use fixed blades
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Old 08-25-2010, 04:33 PM
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i threw my spitfires away after they barely penetrated...now i used a fixed blade. gl
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Old 08-26-2010, 06:10 AM
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i'm shooting about 80KE and have no problems w/ Maxx
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Old 08-26-2010, 03:51 PM
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Originally Posted by nwtrykon87
hey bb.. to answer your question.. yes you most likely have enough KE to use them without question but you may not always get a pass through.. i shoot a 420 grain arrow at 315 for 96 lbs KE.. i personally will not have a problem but my friend shoots a similar setup to yours and used the 2 blade rage with little problems no complete pass throughs all the time but still very effective.. when in doubt use fixed blades
Excellent advice!
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Old 08-27-2010, 08:41 AM
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Originally Posted by halfbakedi420
i threw my spitfires away after they barely penetrated...now i used a fixed blade. gl
really? i would've taken those spitfires off your hands. lol! i've never had a problem with mine.
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Old 08-27-2010, 09:13 AM
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Originally Posted by halfbakedi420
i threw my spitfires away after they barely penetrated...now i used a fixed blade. gl

Where did you hit the deer? Did it hit some major bones?
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Old 08-27-2010, 05:47 PM
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in the rib cage...my fixed go through and through
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Old 08-28-2010, 06:11 AM
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I have taken 5 deer with Spitfire XP's and every shot was a pass thru. The farthest and of them ran was 40 yards. I switched last year to Grim Reaper's and I like them a little better.
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Old 08-28-2010, 10:51 AM
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I've taken 11 deer with spitfires and 9 passed thru.

The other two....one was a steep angle shot and came in high in the spine and the second one cut a rib going in and caught the back side shoulder.



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