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#6895247 - 09/22/17 07:45 AM Is there an easy way to sharpen mechanical blades?
txtrophy85 Offline
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Starting to get a pile of broadheads that have been once shot thru game, missed and nicked some blades, etc

Is there any easy way to sharpen them? Replacing them is another option
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#6895367 - 09/22/17 09:38 AM Re: Is there an easy way to sharpen mechanical blades? [Re: txtrophy85]
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No. Not and get them razor sharp but I have used a broadhead sharpener by Smith to touch them up. I killed three animals with the same Rage head. Just have to be sure nothing is bent at all or you will get disappointing results.
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#6895501 - 09/22/17 11:51 AM Re: Is there an easy way to sharpen mechanical blades? [Re: txtrophy85]
txtrophy85 Offline
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I don't think they are bent.

Just nicked in a few areas where they hit a rock or something.

I have about 10 heads now that have been used and I'm tired of buying new ones at $10/head
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Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
I think the deer hunting shows and "Bro' Country" are going to be the downfall of this once-great nation.

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#6895710 - 09/22/17 02:55 PM Re: Is there an easy way to sharpen mechanical blades? [Re: txtrophy85]
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I will reuse heads if mechanically sound.
http://www.smithsproducts.com/product/bhs-broadhead-sharpener/


Edited by passthru (09/22/17 02:58 PM)
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#6895748 - 09/22/17 03:38 PM Re: Is there an easy way to sharpen mechanical blades? [Re: txtrophy85]
Jimbo Offline
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I've taken bent blade apart and straightened them and resharpened on a stone and then a steel passed across the blade to remove burrs.
Hold using a pair of vise grip pliers and also works to straighten the blade.
As long as the main body of the head isn't damaged they should work as new once put back together.
Do the spin test after you attach the head to make sure there is no wobble, and you should be good to go.

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#6895819 - 09/22/17 05:13 PM Re: Is there an easy way to sharpen mechanical blades? [Re: Jimbo]
ChrisB Offline
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Pretty easy to do on a Work Sharp sharpener.

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