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Been testing these broadheads out of crossbows for Ramcat for about a week now. They have gained a loyal following and I can see why. Probably the best flying head I have ever shot out of a different crossbows.

The Firenock FACT technology assures that the broadhead is perfectly centered on the shaft and I have no doubt that is a big reason for their out of the box accuracy.


In this image the blades are pivoted forward. The back of the blades are sharpened, so in case of a non pass through, the blades will pivot forward and cut their way out.


Here is a close up of Firenocks Centering Technology. Two O rings self center the ferrule into the shaft.

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Good head in my opinion. My Dad and I both took deer with Ramcats last season with devastating results

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Good head in my opinion. My Dad and I both took deer with Ramcats last season with devastating results
Thats good to know. I have no doubt they will perform on game.

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I have no doubt they'll fly good and penetrate well.The look similar to the old rocket steelheads and those things penetrated like crazy.I shot about four deer with them years ago and busted blades every single time.I don't like the way the blades are connected to the ferule in only one spot.I've used a bunch of mechanicals constructed like that and it was always an inherently weak design.The ramcat blades do seem to be much thicker and the field reports have been good so it probably isn't an issue.I wouldn't hesitate to try them.
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Re: Ramcats

Looks like the blades hit the ferrule, can you confirm and is there any damage to the ferrule? The blade looks like there is a slight dent in the sharp part.
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I am interested in this head, is there any talk of a 150 or 175 grain ram cat?
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Looks like the blades hit the ferrule, can you confirm and is there any damage to the ferrule? The blade looks like there is a slight dent in the sharp part.
Not that I can tell. Probably camera makes it look like that.

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I am interested in this head, is there any talk of a 150 or 175 grain ram cat?
Not that I am aware of but I will ask them when I report back to them. I suspect not because most crossbow arrow manufacturers are going to brass inserts, which makes the need for heavier broadheads less of a issue.

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I bought a pack and liked them until I saw they are made in China. Lots of American made gear is hard to find but broadheads aren't one of them.
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I bought a pack and liked them until I saw they are made in China. Lots of American made gear is hard to find but broadheads aren't one of them.
That`s not good. Too much made in China now. We need to make and buy as much Made In USA as we can.

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