Can your arrow do this?

Discussion in 'Crossbow Bolts & Broadheads' started by Oppie, Oct 8, 2017.

  1. Oppie

    Oppie Active Member

    Can your arrow do this? 460 gr arrow @ 50 yards ;).

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  2. Masboy

    Masboy Active Member

    Just think if it had a good broadhead on it ,may have had a pass thru :p
     
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  3. Oppie

    Oppie Active Member

    It's been suggested that I'm losing heads an inserts to something called Friction ? My arrow had some rubber goo stuck to it after I pulled it back out :D. I am kind of hard on my toys at times.
    Cleaned her up put a Griz trick on it and took it hunting that evening ;), I'ma not scared :D.
    Make a nice black bear arrow :p or anything else that needs killing.
     
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  4. Masboy

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    I was out getting my broadheads ready an checked out the small ramcats an they spun like tops ,but dull as any I,ve seen . looked some other ramcats over I had an bent an missing blades :confused: got out my 2 slicktrick 100g magnums that were razer sharp from last year an put them on.i have to go dig last years out of the stump to have three again. I had these heads for years an never broke or damaged 1 yet. seems like I always end up with a slick on my arrow after shooting an testing many heads :oops:
     
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  5. Oppie

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    They are tough for sure and I can resharpen or replace blades easy enough. My wife is shooting 125 gr slick tricks and her Thunderhawk seems to like them, she was drilling them in a week or so ago and they were hitting the same as her target tips.
     
  6. Masboy

    Masboy Active Member

    Same here as I rarely damage a slick blade an good metal in them as I can get them razer sharp on my paper wheels. the Magnus 2 blade penetrate better but ferals bend,ramcats seem to cut alittle better,more accurate but had a feral break ,blades bend ,come loose. Slicks tuff as they come an do everything well . I was impressed with a helix single bevel my son showed me an said flew great an out penatrated the Magnus in his testing.
     
  7. Stalker

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    Not exactly but close! This was a 470 gn aluminum arrow vs a cinder block! At 60 yards:eek:. No it didn't stick like this but it did leave a half in deep hole.I just put the arrow back in for the pic.If I remember right it was launched at 225 fps. Just having fun launching slow arching arrows with lighted nocks at night last summer. Came up just a little short:D
     
  8. Oppie

    Oppie Active Member

    Good times :D!
     
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  9. Stalker

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    I forgot the pic lol! 0729172126b.jpg 0729172126c.jpg
     
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  10. Masboy

    Masboy Active Member

    Lol! I do things alittle different an bury most of mine in wood at 50yd:p
     
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  11. Oppie

    Oppie Active Member

    My motto is, You'll never know how tough your arrows are until you trash a few :).
     
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  12. xcaliber

    xcaliber Active Member

    Well kids, I have a few arrows stuck way up in a tree. About 10 years ago I was tweaking a palm held release that cost me a lot of $$. My BIL was watching from his porch as I adjusted the trigger pull down. Now, you probably guessed where this was going, and yes I finally got it too light, and darn near at full draw with 74# Mathews Drenalin, it broke loose!:eek: punched myself in the mouth, drawing lots of blood, I don't hit like a girl!:cool: My BIL is spitting out beer, laughing his arse off. What does Mr. Cool do?, adjust again, check with an allen wrench, and punch myself again!dead:. Now BIL is dying laughing, and says he'll give $20 to do it again. I threw the release into the woods so hard, we ain't never found it. I did see one arrow wayyyyy up in the trees though, but it's gone now!:rolleyes:
     
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  13. Masboy

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    Lol! some of best intertainment comes from watching others mishaps :eek::p the first thing you do no matter how it hurts or even look at what damage you did is look around an see if anyone was wacthing :oops::p
     
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  14. Oppie

    Oppie Active Member

    It's no fun if ya don't screw up once in a while :).
     
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  15. Oppie

    Oppie Active Member

    Nuff said :p

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  16. xcaliber

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    One time too many years ago to mention a buddy of mine now gone, God Rest In Peace Brother, welded up a superior target holder. It looked like the old real estate signs, but non the less, he fabricated this thing. It really was a work at that time. My first .50 cal ML shot hit the bottom rung where the targets were held, Steve yells, you low! I smushed another Buffalo Bullet down on the FFF powder, again very popular back then. I squeezed the trigger on my old Hawken, and blew the stem from the sternum, Steve yelled, still f-ing low damn it. :eek::cool::D My best Friend for many years God Took Him!:(
     
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  17. Masboy

    Masboy Active Member

    Lol! I remember them buffalo bullets ,an in a yellow plastic box if I remember right.
     
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  18. Oppie

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    Sorry for the loss of your friend Dan, it's never easy. Some of my best times have been just shooting for fun.
    A couple yrs ago one of my buddies & I decided to get rid of our pumpkins with tannarite of coarse. And the dogs stuff bear got in on the action :oops:, and a old tire :p . The neighbors prefer I stick to crossbows & arrows :p.
     
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  19. xcaliber

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    Yep, or white with yellow labels, heck it's been a while. Styrofoam I think! :rolleyes:
     
  20. xcaliber

    xcaliber Active Member

    He's been gone a long while, but thanks Bruce. We used to get into all kinds of trouble together. My Wife loved him though, so that made it easier I think.
     
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