texashuntingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Danny L. Weems, Redfire, Big Dog !, M lopez, cgolseth
69162 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
dogcatcher 109,164
bill oxner 89,301
SnakeWrangler 60,984
stxranchman 58,967
RKHarm24 44,585
rifleman 44,461
Gravytrain 44,246
BMD 41,232
Forum Statistics
Forums46
Topics614,214
Posts11,464,855
Members84,162
Most Online19,184
Feb 5th, 2020
Print Thread
RAPTORTRICKS?? #8001857 10/07/20 10:19 PM
Joined: Oct 2007
Posts: 11,335
D
dlrz71 Offline OP
THF Celebrity
OP Offline
THF Celebrity
D
Joined: Oct 2007
Posts: 11,335
I have used the regular fix blade Slick tricks for years and have always served me well. Has anyone used the Raptortricks? Curious to see if any better than the fixed due to large cutting diameter.

Re: RAPTORTRICKS?? [Re: dlrz71] #8002330 10/08/20 06:48 AM
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 2,222
S
sqiggy Offline
Veteran Tracker
Offline
Veteran Tracker
S
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 2,222
If that is the MH, ain’t worth a crap.

Re: RAPTORTRICKS?? [Re: sqiggy] #8008117 10/13/20 12:56 PM
Joined: Oct 2007
Posts: 11,335
D
dlrz71 Offline OP
THF Celebrity
OP Offline
THF Celebrity
D
Joined: Oct 2007
Posts: 11,335
Originally Posted by sqiggy
If that is the MH, ain’t worth a crap.


Good to know LOL rofl up

Re: RAPTORTRICKS?? [Re: dlrz71] #8011995 10/16/20 03:49 AM
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 2,222
S
sqiggy Offline
Veteran Tracker
Offline
Veteran Tracker
S
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 2,222
Originally Posted by dlrz71
Originally Posted by sqiggy
If that is the MH, ain’t worth a crap.


Good to know LOL rofl up

Well, you asked.
Shot 2 animals with them and will gladly give you the 3rd broadhead if you want it. Will never shoot those again.

Re: RAPTORTRICKS?? [Re: sqiggy] #8012169 10/16/20 12:28 PM
Joined: Oct 2007
Posts: 11,335
D
dlrz71 Offline OP
THF Celebrity
OP Offline
THF Celebrity
D
Joined: Oct 2007
Posts: 11,335
Originally Posted by sqiggy
Originally Posted by dlrz71
Originally Posted by sqiggy
If that is the MH, ain’t worth a crap.


Good to know LOL rofl up

Well, you asked.
Shot 2 animals with them and will gladly give you the 3rd broadhead if you want it. Will never shoot those again.


Care to elaborate? Might help someone else that has seen these and were interested in them.

Re: RAPTORTRICKS?? [Re: dlrz71] #8012378 10/16/20 02:47 PM
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 2,222
S
sqiggy Offline
Veteran Tracker
Offline
Veteran Tracker
S
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 2,222
Originally Posted by dlrz71
Originally Posted by sqiggy
Originally Posted by dlrz71
Originally Posted by sqiggy
If that is the MH, ain’t worth a crap.


Good to know LOL rofl up

Well, you asked.
Shot 2 animals with them and will gladly give you the 3rd broadhead if you want it. Will never shoot those again.


Care to elaborate? Might help someone else that has seen these and were interested in them.

Shot a 9pt at point blank range, 6 yards. He was quartered away, just perfect. Should had been a heart shot. I hit the top of a rib and that’s as far as it went.
I tried again on a hog that I slipped up on. Had hog broadside at maybe 10 yards. Perfect heart shot. Hog ran in a 20ft half circle and dropped dead. She was about 100lbs. No pass thru and entry hole looked like a 22 bullet hole which told me the blades did not open on impact. Even with a heart shot, no blood whatsoever.
Two heads, poor results, no need to try the 3rd.
Been playing with some other mechanicals, shot a swhacker on a 110lb hog, lung shot, no pass thru, hog ran about 40 yards and piled up. Blood trail was ok, but not impressive. Entry was no where a 2 inch cut. Not really impressed.
Shot a 150+ boar hog with Nap Spitfire. 20 yard heart shot. Blood trail was almost immediate and a lot of it. Ran about 30 yards and had a good 2 inch cut at entry. No pass thru but got very good penetration for that size of pig.
Hope to try out some others later on.
I also tried out a G5 fixed head. Shot 2 hogs, recovered none. First one, hardly any blood trail. Second one had decent blood trail, but ended up running in some thick stuff where I was crawling on my hands and knees. Probably would have found it but with no where to run or climb, I said nah, ain’t gonna do it cause there was about 10 more that ran with it and they were all pretty good sized.

Re: RAPTORTRICKS?? [Re: dlrz71] #8014292 10/18/20 04:11 AM
Joined: Oct 2011
Posts: 1,868
B
Bowhunt Only Offline
Pro Tracker
Offline
Pro Tracker
B
Joined: Oct 2011
Posts: 1,868
I've used 125 grain slick tricks for years also. They've never done me wrong. I've used them in Alaska, Africa, and all over the US. But I haven't tried the expandable raptortricks and sounds like I won't!

Re: RAPTORTRICKS?? [Re: Bowhunt Only] #8014332 10/18/20 07:04 AM
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 2,222
S
sqiggy Offline
Veteran Tracker
Offline
Veteran Tracker
S
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 2,222
I have a 4 blade slick trick that I have yet to try. Could have shot a pig on the last hunt I went on, but it was only a 30 lb’er. Really want something in the 100+lb range.

Re: RAPTORTRICKS?? [Re: dlrz71] #8016240 10/20/20 12:28 AM
Joined: Oct 2007
Posts: 11,335
D
dlrz71 Offline OP
THF Celebrity
OP Offline
THF Celebrity
D
Joined: Oct 2007
Posts: 11,335
Thanks for the updated info. That is why I am hesitant to try expandables.

Re: RAPTORTRICKS?? [Re: dlrz71] #8029904 10/30/20 03:45 AM
Joined: Oct 2020
Posts: 15
B
Bigskinny Offline
Light Foot
Offline
Light Foot
B
Joined: Oct 2020
Posts: 15
Those slick tricks are hard to beat. I have had an original for several years now and have put that same broadheads through at least a dozen animals. Bobcat, coyote, two deer and I can’t count how many pigs, and other than tips of two blades barely being chipped, it is still fine. Shot two pigs couple weeks ago and blades are finally showing a little ripples in blades, but still sharp! Have sharpened it a few times over the years but keeps a great edge. This one head has sold me, and they fly so true and hit where field points do

Last edited by Bigskinny; 10/30/20 03:46 AM.
Re: RAPTORTRICKS?? [Re: dlrz71] #8141440 01/24/21 04:38 PM
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 120
K
kingranch Offline
Woodsman
Offline
Woodsman
K
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 120
They should bring back razor trick

Re: RAPTORTRICKS?? [Re: sqiggy] #8152098 02/02/21 04:32 AM
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 2,222
S
sqiggy Offline
Veteran Tracker
Offline
Veteran Tracker
S
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 2,222
Originally Posted by sqiggy
I have a 4 blade slick trick that I have yet to try. Could have shot a pig on the last hunt I went on, but it was only a 30 lb’er. Really want something in the 100+lb range.

Finally got to try that head out back during deer season. Shot a hog. Made a heart shot and oh my gawd, what a blood trail, for what little it ran. Very impressed!!!

Re: RAPTORTRICKS?? [Re: kingranch] #8246665 04/23/21 05:50 PM
Joined: Dec 2020
Posts: 297
T
TexShooter101 Online Content
Bird Dog
Online Content
Bird Dog
T
Joined: Dec 2020
Posts: 297
Originally Posted by kingranch
They should bring back razor trick

x2

Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

© 2004-2021 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3