whats a sharp from the package broadhead

Discussion in 'Archery Equipment' started by benhoward, Sep 19, 2020.

  1. benhoward

    benhoward Fawn

    Oct 16, 2008
    whats a sharp from the package broadhead, ive purchased several different brands i tried muzzy trocars from walmart today hoping for them to be usable, not so lucky these things are so dull you couldn't cut yourself if you tried.
  2. Meatstick

    Meatstick 12 pointer

    Oct 25, 2013
    Washington County
    Silver Flame
    Steel Force
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  3. Fanattic78

    Fanattic78 Spike

    Dec 19, 2017
    Western Ky

    he is dead on we need to go back to basics in a way these broad head companies have all outsourced to china I bought some NAP hell razors, used to use razor back 5's all the time the box on the hell razors said razor sharp I liked they are one piece, They would even scratch you wrote them an email and left a crappy review they never replied and never posted the crappy review on their website.

    NOCAMST 6 pointer

    Oct 9, 2017
    Central ky
    Slick trick broadheads are very sharp out of the package as well but agree I like magnus broadheads for out of the box. I shoot single bevel grizzlys which the package says it needs sharpening out of the box but They will hold a edge like none other I’ve ever used.
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  5. keith meador

    keith meador Got the Spotted Fever

    Replaceable blade heads, Slick Trick gets the nod, followed by G5 Strikers. Here are some pics of an out of the package Slick Trick blade. They were sharp, but I decided to see if I could work em a bit and make them better. Notice the grind? Not even? I went through 6 heads and worked every one of them the same way.
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  6. CRFmxracer

    CRFmxracer 12 pointer

    Sep 9, 2010
    louisville kentucky
    Ram cats is what I use. My buddy’s swear by grim reapers and they kill way more deer than me
  7. wv67

    wv67 12 pointer

    Dec 19, 2017
    Southern wva
    I’ve used Muzzy for years never a problem killed bears and deer both , I switched to mechanicals for a bit and used the cheap rocky always got them from field supply , they r on sale now for 6.00 for 3 cheap and deadly killed bear and deer both with those also but now I shoot muzzy and Montecs the montecs you can sharpen
  8. WildmanWilson

    WildmanWilson 12 pointer

    Dec 26, 2004
    Western Ky.
    I have a little sharpener that takes just a couple of swipes to get blades sharp. If I get a head that like and tunes well its not hard to get them sharp most times.
  9. DHull

    DHull 6 pointer

    Dec 25, 2004
    Ironwill broadheads are extremely sharp. Just shot a doe with one, hit ribs but passed through and stuck in thedirt and it will still shave hair off my arm.
  10. Ataulbe1

    Ataulbe1 12 pointer

    Oct 27, 2017
    Estill County
    I've heard good things. They're proud of them for sure... Which head do you shoot?
  11. KYBOY

    KYBOY 12 pointer

    Apr 21, 2005
    Ive worked with and heat treated that same A2 steel they use to make thier broadheads. Its some crazy tough stuff and holds an edge for a long time. Its true cutlery grade tool steel used in the machine and die industry too. The heat treat is labor intensive and requires PID controlled kilns to do it. Its a better material than Ive ever seen used in a broadhead before
  12. KYBOY

    KYBOY 12 pointer

    Apr 21, 2005
    oh and just for the record I like slick tricks
  13. 120+

    120+ 12 pointer

    Honestly, I've never bought any broadhead that wasn't razor sharp out of the package. It's always been how long they stay sharp.
  14. woodsman92

    woodsman92 8 pointer

    Feb 16, 2019
    Russell Co
    Another vote for slick tricks
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  15. mac0492

    mac0492 8 pointer

    Oct 15, 2013
    Grim Reapers pro 3 blade for me...

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