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Old 09-25-2014, 06:33 AM
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Is there really any large advantage in using special crossbow broadheads over a regular archery head. Always used 90gr muzzys with a compound and would like to use on cb unless i'm giving up a lot.
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Old 09-25-2014, 07:06 AM
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i cant speak to performance because i havent actually shot a deer with mine yet, but i really cant imagine an extra 30 or 50 grains making that much difference (most of the special crossbow heads i see are heavier). Now i have heard on some of the mechanical heads for crossbows they design them different to stay closed and not open in flight, but i cant say if its true. I like fixed heads in my excalibur, the muzzy and the cabela copperhead both fly just like a fieldpoint for me.
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Old 09-25-2014, 07:52 AM
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I have had good experiences with RamCats.
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Old 09-25-2014, 01:13 PM
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Scottycoyote,
Are the muzzys you use designed for crossbow(crosskill) or just the standard fixed blade?
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Old 09-29-2014, 07:11 AM
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Originally Posted by stude 283 View Post
Scottycoyote,
Are the muzzys you use designed for crossbow(crosskill) or just the standard fixed blade?
just standard heads.
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Old 09-29-2014, 01:35 PM
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Thanks,
How about everyone else? Are the crossbow marketed broadheads advantageous or just another gimmick?
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Old 09-29-2014, 11:35 PM
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I use the Rage 2 blade 100 grain on both my compound and crossbow. They shoot great on both.
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Old 10-03-2014, 03:57 PM
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Be careful shooting light weight broadheads in you crossbow... Check and make sure your bow doesn't have to have a certain weight in grains... I shot 100gr heads in my xbow and blew my bow up...
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Old 10-09-2014, 12:36 PM
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I shoot 100gr. from my Excal Vortex, but I also use 110gr. brass inserts for weight forward. I would read and see what your owners manual says about minimum weight arrows/heads.
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Old 10-09-2014, 05:04 PM
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I shoot 100 gr. Thunderheads from my Excal. with no problems. Shoot where I am looking and passes through.
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