2 blade Rage or 2 blade Bloodrunner?

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  1. Long Beard Gobbler

    Long Beard Gobbler Weekend Warrior

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    I am not the most experience bowhunter around and so when starting out i use only the 3 blade muzzy 100grain broad head but after watching and listening to people say how great the the Rage and the Bloodrunners are i kinda want in on it. So i started to do some research on these products and ask people what they think on them. For the Bloodrunner i have heard nothing but good things about them but for the Rage i have heard mixed feelings. I have heard that they get bad penetration and others say that they get pass throughs every time. I'm just posting this up here to get your guys opinions and like i said i am not the most experienced of hunters and this is something i am looking forward to get next year.
    Thanks!!!!
     
  2. JrBowHunter

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    go with the bloodrunner. I saw a guy on tv shoot the rage on a broadside shot and he barely got 1/2 the arrow in. It still killed it but I would shoot the bloodrunner. Ive tried the rage 40ke. I shoot about 52lbs which isnt much, I could pull alot more. But I tested them on a target over 5 times cardboard on the front and back of a target just to see if they open. 1/2 the time they only opened halfway and the other 1/2 they opened. I personally would go with the bloodrunners to because theres no o-rings. My o-rings popped off 95% of the time with those "test" shots. dont get me wrong some people love the rage though. But the bloodrunners will still cut if they dont open...
     
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    mathews shooter Weekend Warrior

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    Blood RUNNERS
     
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    hungrynomore Newb

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    Never shot the bloodrunners but why would I? I LOVE MY RAGE BROADHEADS!!! I'm not knocking the runners, I just haven't ever had any probs with the rage that would lead me to try something else.
     
  5. Long Beard Gobbler

    Long Beard Gobbler Weekend Warrior

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    and you get alot of complete pass throughs with the rage i mean i only shoot 55-60lb bow so im worried that with the poundage i shoot i wont get complete pass throughs
     
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    i would like to know more about the blood runners too, they look sweet but, the three blade does have bad reviews, i love my muzzy 100s but i want the crazy looking blood runners
     
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    I personally like rocky mountain gators which are similar to the two blade rage.But there are no O rings. The blades will collapse when contacting bone then redeploy.They leave a nasty entry and exit wound,good blood trail and my experience has been short retrieves.Bass Pro has now picked them up as they were bought out I think.
     
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    I really like my muzzy 100g and think I will just stay with them. They have not failed me yet. I did see a deer that was shot with a rage this weekend and it was pretty impresive.
    The arrow did not make it 100% through but did make it out the other side. The thing i have know idea on is how a blood trail works with an arrow still in. Knock on wood but I haveshot muzzy 100g for a lot years and a lot of deer and have had pass throughs on everyone.
     
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    I love my Rage's! nothing better period
     
  10. Iowa Bowhunter

    Iowa Bowhunter Die Hard Bowhunter

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    To each is it's own. For me it's a 2 blade BloodRunner "Cuts no matter what"
     
  11. Long Beard Gobbler

    Long Beard Gobbler Weekend Warrior

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    got to explain yourself a little more to get me sold on the product



    Im leaning more towards the Bloodrunners not because it cuts no matter what i feel like you would get more pas throughs with the bloodrunner shooting a lower poundage bow
     
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    Long Beard Gobbler Weekend Warrior

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    I went with the bloodrunner 2 blade
     
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    Rage....
     
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    Rage...no doubt
     
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    I would have stayed with the Muzzys. Nothing against mechanical BHs, I just have never had any problems with fixed BHs. Don't fix it if it ain't broken.
     
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    purebowhunting Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I agree with the "don't fix if it ain't broken" mentality. I changed broadheads two years ago for no good reason, the broadhead I was using I had no problems with. I just bought into the advertising, I have regretted the switch ever since and have changed back. If you switch for no reason other than switching, I've found you will always second guess your choice.
     
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    I use the rage now and have had no problems with pass throughs, I have had them on all my deer so far. I order blood runners for this season but they back ordered. I just like trying new things that is why I ordered them.
     
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    JCraig Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I shoot bloodrunners because i view them as failproof, if you think about it the cutting diameter would have to be close to you muzzys even if it failed to deploy which it probably will i trust that NAP wouldn't put out a bad product. Just my 2 cents.
     
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    In NY, Bloodrunners are Illegal ,,,, so Rage ;)
     
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    Also rember that 3 blades cut more tissue then 2.. yes you loose a little bit of penetration but cut your self 2 times and then cut yourself 3 times... tell me which one bleeds more =]
     

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