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Old 08-16-2009, 03:53 AM
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Im looking for opinions on which route to go. So many to choose from, looking for fieldpoint flight. Been using Mech. for years and want to switch it up to good fixed head. THanks alot for any help
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Old 08-16-2009, 05:10 AM
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Most of them fly great... they just don't impact where field points do. Mechs don't really either for that matter. 95% of shooters cannot tell the difference (me included) but anytime you increase surface area and frontal drag... you are going to have a difference.

I have found that Slick Tricks do about as good for me as any. I've had good success with Montecs, Thunderheads and even Muzzys in the past, though Muzzy's can be tempermental.
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Old 08-16-2009, 05:15 AM
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I have been using Sonic's and sonic pros by American Broadheads and i have not shot a better broadhead shoot just like field tips with zero plane.... This year im going to use the Super Sonic. Give there website a look see http://americanbroadhead.com/index.shtml

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Old 08-16-2009, 09:57 AM
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I've been shooting Thunderheads for over 20yrs and have never had a problem getting them to tune and fly true with any setup i've used and on game performance has been excellent for me. I have two brothers and one shoots Slick Tricks and the other Muzzys and both have great results with those as well. I guess it's personal preference but i wouldn't be worried about heading to the woods with my arrows tipped with either of the three mentioned here.

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Old 08-16-2009, 10:15 AM
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All true statements above. I switched to Muzzy Phantoms only because that is the only broad head I can get in 220 grain.
I can hit an apple at 60 yards with my Muzzy's and that's good enough for me.
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Old 08-16-2009, 05:07 PM
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I'm not too sure I could see an apple at 60 yards.
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Old 08-16-2009, 05:08 PM
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If I were looking at fixed blades. My vote would be slick trick.

Cut on contact, Magnus. I tested these for Mike Sohms and seeing the Rev. say he could drill and apple at 60yds. reminded me that when I tested the then New Stinger heads, I shot a 7% NIBB out of my Hoyt Carbon Pro Medalist at 50yds using my 6X Toxonics scope. I then screwed in my favorite Mech. head and shot at the same spot. Next, you guessed it already...came the Stinger 100gr. screwed into the same shaft as the others. I actually shaved a fletch and a strip of carbon off the Nibb tipped arrow, without breaking said nibbed shaft. That tells me 2 things. One it actually flew better than the Mechanical, repeated in 2 more rounds just like the one listed. Second. It was so sharp it actually cut that carbon arrow without breaking it, and it cut into the hollow core most of the way from the middle of a 2" fletch to the back of of glue in tip. THIRD, it was aso strong it did not even mar the edge when it hit the back of the stainless steel glue in tip. Now in all fairness I am certain that the 47# draw and small diameter round wheel allowed that arrow to have an excess of force when it hit that glue in at 50yds after having sliced nearly the full length of an arrow.

Magnus did not pay me nor did they provide me with more than that one pack of heads. However, I still have 2 and they have accounted for many dead critters. One of which is my sons 500 plus pound hog (scale only went to 500) at left he took some years back. The hunt was his HS Graduation present. One shot at full charge and it was down in 8 secs.

Can you tell I like Magnus?

That said there are tons of good heads and no one can stay in the game these days without making a good head. You as a consumer are too smart now-a-days, and the glowing box keeps them very honest.....how would Magnus do if I spewed nasty about them. Mike took that chance. I say look them over and pick a couple designs from reputable manufacturers that have been around a while and then come back and get advice on those couple. OR just pick one of the ones that get all thumbs up. Chances are you will like them as well.

Oh, and whoever said Muzzy's can be finicky or whatever adjective was chosen....I AGREE! I'd stay away, but that's just me and one other guy, so use your head and post pics of those kills!
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Old 08-16-2009, 07:17 PM
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Originally Posted by The Rev View Post
All true statements above. I switched to Muzzy Phantoms only because that is the only broad head I can get in 220 grain.
I can hit an apple at 60 yards with my Muzzy's and that's good enough for me.
I bet you have some EXCELLENT down range flight!!! What is your FOC???
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Old 08-17-2009, 04:23 AM
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slick tricks have flown the best for me and hit right w/ field points w/ a properly tuned bow.
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Old 08-17-2009, 04:32 AM
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Originally Posted by drockw View Post
I bet you have some EXCELLENT down range flight!!! What is your FOC???
Drockw my FOC is 21%.. I'm thinking os shooting 3D with the same FOC.

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