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It,s possible considering the angle but I highly doubt it.If you were talkin about those garbage mechanicals then I would definitely say yes.If there was any slight deviation on the fixed blade travel it would only pertain or be a concern at longer ranges that you shouldn,t be probably takin anyway.
 

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I use to shoot 4 blade muzzy and it didn't seem to effect them ! I now shoot 2 blade Rage hypodermic and it does open the blades some times on them ! You need to keep the netting tight in the windows !
 

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I would never spend all summer shooting, scouting, setting trail cams , etc... And then at the moment of truth try to fling an arrow through a piece of mesh without firing at least a couple practice arrows through it first. Just doesn't sound like something i'd take a gamble on. I always remove mine. I'd love to see what that arrow looks like in super slow motion when it busts thru that mesh.
 

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Like WOL, I wouldn't do it, any frankly wouldn't do under any circumstances with any weapon. I take that mesh off *all* of the windows the minute I get a new ground blind. As a guy who has seen bullets and arrows deflect off of the slightest twig in the field, I want absolutely nothing contacting the projectile on the way toward the target.


Moreover, I have seen zero loss in effectiveness using a blind without mesh and simply open holes in it when hunting deer or turkey. I have heard old wives tales about "black hole effect" and the large openings spooking deer, but I can assure you that it's bunk. Hunters frequently mistake deer spooking at the sight of a blind in their comfort space with the idea that it's the unmeshed holes somehow spooking the deer, or that the deer can make them out inside of the blind when they are sitting in it with open holes.


What will spook a deer is a freshly setup ground blind appearing overnight in a frequently travel location. Deer don't take well to big, new furniture. Taking down and setting up a pop-up blind repeatedly in different places without letting it sit for a while will surely scare a good number away. Leave that same blind there for a few weeks and the deer will stop caring, mesh or no mesh, with you sitting inside of it, even moving around in it within sensible limits. I've had deer nearly put their head inside of a blind I was sitting during turkey season because it sat in the same meadow all through deer season - no mesh over the windows.


Bottom line: ditch the mesh and ditch the risk of a shanked shot. You'll be fine without it.
 

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Get the blind out to its spot ahead of time and brush it in. After a week or so, the deer will get used to it.

My dad's buddy did shoot through the mesh with a 30-06 and hit his deer. There wasn't just a hole. There was a gaping hole and the mesh was melted around it. I think the muzzle blast might blow out the mesh before the bullet even hits it. The bullet is pushing a 22-24 inch column of air out ahead of the bullet at a high rate of speed. That probably rips the mesh ahead of the bullet.

The arrow has to actually cut the mesh. I can see a very sharp fixed head slicing easily through. BUT.....what about the fletchings? They would have a wider profile and chances of the fletchings slipping through the same slice that the broadhead made is slim. And, if the arrow is at any angle at all, I would think it could lose some stabilization.
 
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