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#5459200 - 12/05/14 07:50 AM best crossbow broadheads
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Woodsman

Registered: 06/15/12
Posts: 238
Loc: Forney
I have been bowhunting for about 25 years. Shoulder has started hurting so I bought my first crossbow. I figured my wife and daughters could also shoot it sometimes. My question is what is the best broadheads to use. I currently shoot 125 grain schwackers mechanicals and love them. Should I go back to fixed blade design with a crossbow. Thanks for the info. Hope everyone is having a good season so far. I've shot 3 with my diamond ice man this year so far on public land. God bless and be safe out there.

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#5459360 - 12/05/14 09:19 AM Re: best crossbow broadheads [Re: crankbait745]
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THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 6859
Loc: Lubbock, TX
I'm shooting 150gr Slick Trick Xbow Tricks in my Matrix 380, and they seem to shoot well. I have a package of NAP mechanicals that were my backup in case the Slick Tricks didn't shoot well. I think both are good. Shoot the Schwackers, if they shoot well then use 'em!
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#5459577 - 12/05/14 10:53 AM Re: best crossbow broadheads [Re: crankbait745]
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Registered: 02/02/12
Posts: 4524
Loc: Watauga, TX / Hunt - Eastland
I would stay with the 125 grain schwackers mechanicals. They will shoot just fine with a crossbow up
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#5459884 - 12/05/14 01:56 PM Re: best crossbow broadheads [Re: crankbait745]
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Registered: 07/18/13
Posts: 697
Loc: Ontario, Grey County

Exit wound from a NAP FOC 170 grain mechanical fired from an Excalibur Matrix 405 using 19 inch BE Zombie Slayers with 92 grain inserts. Total bolt weight (shaft and head) of 490 grains:

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#5461176 - 12/06/14 11:13 AM Re: best crossbow broadheads [Re: crankbait745]
crankbait745 Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 06/15/12
Posts: 238
Loc: Forney
Thanks guys.

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#5500704 - 12/26/14 01:39 PM Re: best crossbow broadheads [Re: crankbait745]
taylormade820 Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 03/05/13
Posts: 362
I shoot a xbow thats 385 fps and i shoot rage xbow broadheads. no problems at all. they did the job this year!

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#5501664 - 12/27/14 03:40 AM Re: best crossbow broadheads [Re: crankbait745]
Buckenvy Offline
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Registered: 10/11/13
Posts: 583
Loc: MIDLOTHIAN / BOSQUE COUNTY
I would only use a fixed blade, mechanicals can open on firing with xbows, 125gr at least

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#5505149 - 12/28/14 08:02 PM Re: best crossbow broadheads [Re: crankbait745]
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Registered: 07/08/07
Posts: 24726
Slick trick mags

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#5512461 - 01/01/15 08:10 AM Re: best crossbow broadheads [Re: crankbait745]
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Registered: 01/24/10
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Loc: Rockwall
This was the entry from a NAP 3 blade out of a Barnett 350, exit was opened up wide and great blood trail. It destroyed his lungs, he ran about 60 yards.

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