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post #1 of 18 (permalink) Old 06-06-2015, 08:11 AM Thread Starter
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rage x-bow broadheads

anyone use them?

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Re: rage x-bow broadheads

Yep, and they work well.

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post #3 of 18 (permalink) Old 06-06-2015, 04:31 PM
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Re: rage x-bow broadheads

My opinion, its the best head on the market. I took my grandson on 2 hunts and there was very little tracking. (20 or 30 yds both times) shots were not perfect. Myself, I always found my animal in less than 20 yds
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Re: rage x-bow broadheads

i also know of a guy that just shot a big hog down south with one and it dropped in 20. i like the regular ones in my compound.
probably try the 125gr.

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Re: rage x-bow broadheads

My Dad and Mom have been using them for years. They used the regular ones and now use the crossbow heads. They have had really good luck with them and like them alot.

In my opinion any of the popular brands will kill a deer with monotonous regularity if it shoots accurately in your setup. The one key to expandables is checking to make sure the locking mechanism, bands, etc are in good working order everytime that you get in the stand.

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Re: rage x-bow broadheads

Does anyone have any issues with these heads coming open in flight when used in crossbows pushing 400fps? I was thinking about trying these but wanted some honest feedback.
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Re: rage x-bow broadheads

Ive used them their excellent....accurate and give great blood trails if you put it where it belongs!
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Re: rage x-bow broadheads

I wanted to take the time to revisit this thread. I have ALWAYS been a fixed blade guy but through time I really honestly believe Rage has taken care of issues and complaints. They actually have listened to their customer base. Instead of the nasty rivets in the ferrules the have now went to little screws. Makes servicing them very easy. Also the big thing with complaints about the orings allowing the blades to come open in flight and in the quiver has been taken care of with the shock collars. Simply align the little arrow on the collar with a blade--NOT the slots and I have now tested the Rage Crossbow 125 grain head in crossbows with speeds of over 400 fps. NOT ONE--I repeat NOT ONCE did the blades deploy in flight. These heads have been drastically improved and my arrow flight is great out to 60 yards. Granted I do not plan to hunt game at that range but was VERY VERY curious about flight and accuracy characteristics. I honestly believe these heads--as long as the shooter can accurately place the arrow/bolt in the vitals--you WILL NOT have any issues tracking. Last years I personally witnessed the damage these heads do on whitetails when the head passes through the lungs as it should. Dear God--the wound channels and devastation was beyond belief. The blood trails on the three I saw lead only about 30 yards that looked like paint thrown up on the bushes and trees. Unreal.
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Another thing I forgot to mention that I feel is worthy of mentioning. Rage did not take a standard 100 or 125 grain head and simply slap new labels on them calling them "crossbow". They actually have a crossbow head that the ferrule is larger in diameter matching up to the larger diameter bolts.
When I actually look at their first offerings to the public verses where they are at now--they actually took the time, money and effort to fix complaints with their product. Replacing the rivets that basically required one to literally almost destroy the ferrule to get them out with screws. listening to customers who took real issue with the orings not working well and inventing a break away tab collar to actually take care of premature blade deployment. In my mind I really do think this says something in a world where money and marketing of a product no matter whether it works well or not--just make money--these folks that are making the Rage heads are really trying to please their customer base. That matters to me.
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