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I'm new to bow hunting and I have it narrowed down to the muzzy,rage and shwacker broadheads which will do the best for me?
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I'm new to bow hunting and I have it narrowed down to the muzzy,rage and shwacker broadheads which will do the best for me?
With today's technology and tolerances, just about ant modern broadhead will perform exceptionally well if placed where it is supposed to go. Many blame the broadheads when the reality is the shot was probably bad.

The best broadhead of the three above is the one that shoots the best in your bow. Good luck!

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I'm new to bow hunting and I have it narrowed down to the muzzy,rage and shwacker broadheads which will do the best for me?
With today's technology and tolerances, just about ant modern broadhead will perform exceptionally well if placed where it is supposed to go. Many blame the broadheads when the reality is the shot was probably bad.

The best broadhead of the three above is the one that shoots the best in your bow. Good luck!
I agree to an extent, I shot thunderheads for years when they were considered to be a great broadhead.
The accuracy of the thunderheads were not even close to the tricks and thats after heating and rotating the heads to get the right flight.
A well tuned bow is the key with any broadhead, but the tricks flew great right out of the box.

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The only thing with mechanicals is to make sure you have enough KE to have them work properly.

I only shoot 53 lbs & won't use mechanical heads. Nothing wrong with them, but I'm not confident that I have enough KE. I use sonics or Phatheads.
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This is a broad question without a simple answer. Joe speaks correctly in that a well tuned bow is the key to good broadhead flight. If you're planning on using an open-on-contact head, do you have enough kinetic energy out of your set-up to properly deploy the blades?

As for me, I'm a fixed broadhead guy after bad experiences with Rocket Mini-Blasters that my first bow tech guy set me up with. I've used NAP Thunderheads and more recently NAP Hellrazors. I like the fixed heads with a compact head design. I will say though, last year the doe I shot in the early season was hit very well and left me almost no blood trail. It was at dusk and I had to recover her the next morning. The deer was still good, but I was a bit disappointed with the wound channel and lack of good bleeding. She went about 80 yards or so, but with no trail I couldn't find her in the dark after she hunkered down in some thick stuff. I never thought I'd find myself saying this... but, I'd listen to some arguments for a rear deploying mechanical.
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