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Youth Crossbow broadheads

Hey Guys, my kid is 6 yrs old and lookin forward to his first deer season where he is pulling the trigger. His crossbow is a youth sized entry level model, and shoots about 240 fps...what kids of broadheads do you guys suggest? I shoot Rage, but heard I should stay with a fixed head due to slower speeds. Any help would be appreciated.

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-29-2011, 03:32 AM
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Re: Youth Crossbow broadheads

Look at slick tricks , a new one just out its called Slick trick GT2 , comes in 100 or 125 gr they are great heads They leave a big hole and fly like field points.Going to use them this Archery season in My crossbow See them on ebay
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Re: Youth Crossbow broadheads

Ream Cats would be a good choice. They penetrate great. If you don't get a pass through shot, they will reverse and cut coming out. Both sides of the blades are sharpened.

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Re: Youth Crossbow broadheads

My son is going to shoot 100 gr Thunderheads out of his Horton UL 175.

I thought about the new Rage xbow head, but I cant stomach the price.

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Re: Youth Crossbow broadheads

Good choice to stick to fixed blades. I would go a step further and suggest a cut on contact style like the G5 Montecs, Slick Trick Razor Trick, American Broadhead Company Sonics. All are proven to fly great in crossbows.

The Ram Cats, G5 Strikers and Slick Tricks would be close seconds for me.

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Re: Youth Crossbow broadheads

My old compound probably only shot around 230 or 240fps. I also used aluminum arrows and shot 125 grain broadheads with that set up. I had no problem killing deer using expandables. I shot steelheads 125 grain and rage two blade.

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