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Montec G5 - shaving sharp?

Old 08-16-2003, 01:53 PM
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Default Montec G5 - shaving sharp?

I' ve been working on my new Montec G5' s. Can someone please tell me that it took them awhile to get them sharp? I bought Montec' s sharpener but I' ve been working on this broadhead for about an hour and still haven' t gotten it shaving sharp. Any advice?!?
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Old 08-16-2003, 03:42 PM
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Default RE: Montec G5 - shaving sharp?

I too have had the same problem trying to get my G-5' s shaving sharp. Then I asked some friends and guys on this forum to help me out. Some guys told me to run the blade on your fingernail and if it digs in you have a sharp blade. Might not be razor sharp but it should do the trick.
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Old 08-16-2003, 09:32 PM
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The angle of these blades are such that they shoot extremely accurate but are not shaving sharp like a straight razor. However, take one and shoot it into a broad head target like the cube for example, then take a thunder head with replaceable shaving sharp razor blades and do the same. With my set up, the G5 penetrated farther. Go Figure??[] My advise is use their sharpener, use the leather strop on the other side lightly for a finishing touch, then put it through the chest cavity of a monster buck or doe.
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Old 08-16-2003, 09:55 PM
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I was at my pro shop this morning and they had ALOT of the Montec G5' s.They have been selling a lot of them,I guess.I did notice they also had the Montec G5 practice head.GREAT IDEA !!!.Everything about it was the same,except no edge to the blades.Not cheap though, about $10.00 a pop,,,OUCH [X(]
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Old 08-16-2003, 10:43 PM
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They shave hair right out of the box. Or should I say tube?[:-]
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Old 08-17-2003, 11:54 AM
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Default RE: Montec G5 - shaving sharp?

The practice heads are only a coupla bucks cheaper than the regular broadhead, why not just use the broadhead and resharpen it? A little work, sure but at least it' d be useable for both.
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