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Expandable broadheads for hogs #7358245
11/26/18 04:09 PM
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Speed is not an issue as I am getting 355 fps out of the crossbow. Which is part of the problem. I would rather use a cut on impact regular three blade broadhead but this crossbow has cost me some bucks trying to find out what it will shoot well with three and four blade broadheads. However it is a tackdriver with every expandable I have tried. I don't expect to reuse the expandable's just need some input on the best ones for feral hogs.

Re: Expandable broadheads for hogs [Re: rickt300] #7359431
11/27/18 02:38 PM
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I have used Rage on 1 hog with a cross bow and it blew a huge hole on the backside. Pig went 60 yds, maybe.

Re: Expandable broadheads for hogs [Re: rickt300] #7363410
12/01/18 02:34 AM
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Thats what I want out of a expandable broadhead.

Re: Expandable broadheads for hogs [Re: rickt300] #7364115
12/02/18 01:28 AM
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I shoot a fast compound but of course it isnít as fast as your crossbow. I have shot a bunch of hogs with it and if I donít hit a shoulder I get a pass through with a huge hole using Rage and a dead pig pretty quickly! I have also heard see fixed blades with not near as quick as using the rage.

Re: Expandable broadheads for hogs [Re: rickt300] #7367944
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I shot these two hogs last weekend testing Rage Hypodermic 2" 2 blade expandable with my bow. I wanted a hog quartering to me to see how it performed through the shield and shoulder blade/bone. This hog (120 lbs on the scale) went 50 yards. Good blood even with only the entry hole.


Re: Expandable broadheads for hogs [Re: Woj] #7370498
12/08/18 01:19 PM
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I'm using Muzzy Trocar expandables with my Mission XB. Last one I shot was a 200 lb which went about 25 yards, laid down and died.

Re: Expandable broadheads for hogs [Re: rickt300] #7370499
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I'm using Muzzy Trocar expandables with my Mission XB. Last one I shot was a 200 lb which went about 25 yards, laid down and died.

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