Crossbow

Discussion in 'Deer Hunting' started by Mainbeam, Sep 15, 2018 at 3:22 PM.

  1. Mainbeam

    Mainbeam 12 pointer

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    im gonna post this here so I get some quick replies. Fixing to get a pse Fang LT crossbow and I know nothing about crossbow broadheads. Fixed vs mechanical etc. So go on and tell me what some of you guys prefer and why
     
  2. huntmadd

    huntmadd 8 pointer

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    I use the crossbow rage broadheads on whitetail unless its really thick or if I am elk hunting then I use g-5 fixed blade . Both 100 grain broadheads . I carry both in my quiver and they shoot the same on accuracy. I have had grate success with both broadheads.
     
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  3. Dark Cloud

    Dark Cloud 10 pointer

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    Not crossbow hunted much,but slick tricks and thunderheads both shot good,in my old Barnett
     
  4. beauhunter41031

    beauhunter41031 6 pointer

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    I personally see no difference in any of today's modern fixed or mechanical broadheads, find some on clearance and go with it. I would advise you shoot them first before you go to the field. I bought fake Chinese hypodermic's for $.78 a piece that I shoot
     
  5. elkaholic

    elkaholic 12 pointer

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    I have shot 1 deer with my crossbow and got very little blood and never recovered the deer till months later. I was using a 3 blade fixed blade Muzzy 100 grain and would not suggest them nor will I ever shoot a Muzzy again.
     
  6. rlb165

    rlb165 10 pointer

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    Muzzy 4-blade 90's shoot great out of my Tenpoint Titan.
     
  7. Duster

    Duster 12 pointer

    Same crossbow Tenpoint Titan TL4 , Muzzy here also except a 3 blade 125 grain, One blade straight up the other two at a slant. I want to know when I turn one loose it is going out there running and working.
     
  8. carnivore

    carnivore 12 pointer

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    Let me know what you think of the fang. Been looking for my kids (and me) and seems to be a good price. My horton no longer groups.
     
  9. bowhunter269

    bowhunter269 10 pointer

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    My dad shoots the Tenpoint........Muzzy 3-blade (not sure the weight).
     
  10. 1wildcatfan

    1wildcatfan 12 pointer

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    shuttle t-locks. 125 gr. same thing i use with my compound.
     
  11. dirthole

    dirthole 8 pointer

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    Come on Lonnie, open that wallet up and buy a ravin cross bow there just a couple thousand dollars lol. I shoot rage broad heads in my crossbow I got them on sale at TSC for $18 but when I run out of them I’m going to shoot the Chinese style rage broad heads.
     
  12. Mainbeam

    Mainbeam 12 pointer

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    Negative I’m buying it for my daughter and that deer won’t care what brand she’s shooting lol
     
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  13. dirthole

    dirthole 8 pointer

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    I know what ya mean buddy.I hunt with an old Horton crossbow that my grandpa hunted with back in the 90's.My grandpa has been Gone for 11 years now but when i hunt with that old bow it feels like he's right there with me.
     
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  14. wademup

    wademup 12 pointer

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    Ive had great success with NAP bloodrunners and 2 blade Shwackers, short trails with both but better blood trails with the Shwackers
     
  15. littlebear

    littlebear 12 pointer

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    Slick tricks fly great out of my Xbow
     
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