Broadhead and arrow question

Discussion in 'Intro to Bowhunting & Archery' started by Dwayne H Philpot, Feb 21, 2018.

  1. Dwayne H Philpot

    Dwayne H Philpot Newb

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    Hi my name is Dwayne. I am new to bow hunting. Would you use fix blade or mechanical or hybrid. And has for arrows do you feel that that useing Beman white out arrows on public land a safety risk. Thanks for your time and help.
     
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    WillO Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Broadhead choice is dependent on personal choice. I use fixed Blade for everything, but it’s all personal preference and what you feel comfortable with.

    Can you elaborate on the safety risk?
     
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    I agree with WillO broadheads are a matter of preference. Ultimately shoot what you have confidence in however if you are shooting a low KE setup it is more responsible to use a good cut on contact. Any quality broadhead will kill cleanly if you do your part.

    I dont think the white out arrows are a safety risk but if you feel at risk you can make a simple cover that you can tie on to cover your fletching until you reach your stand.
     
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    Whith the arrows I don't want to be mistaken for a deer. I'm shooting a Diamond outlaw bow. Will fixed blade broadheads plane out of a faster bow like that.
     
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    WillO Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Whatever broadheads you choose will be fine. If you want something simple try muzzy phantoms (my personal choice).
     
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    If your bow is properly tuned, you can shoot any head just fine. I have not shot the Phantom head, but shot the standard 3 blade Muzzys for years with no complaints. Switched to SlickTrick ViperTrick a couple years ago and love them. It’s a personal thing, so don’t let anyone tell you you’re wrong.
     
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    The reason I asked is because the bow shop told me my bow was to fast for fixed blade broadheads.
     
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    WillO Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Bowshop is talking out their ass. Was it a big box store?
     
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    Dwayne H Philpot Newb

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    No just a plan archery shop a small one.
     
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    WillO Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I don’t know why they would say that? It’s total nonsense
     
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    More than likely, they can not turn a bow. I’d find another shop, fast.
     
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    Find a new bowshop. I know people that shoot fixed heads out of a PSE Omen. If your bow is properly tuned and you have good form there is no reason you cant shoot a fixed blade head.
     
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    Fixed. The comment at your shop is interesting.
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    Yeah I’d be moving shops I almost would give him the benefit of the doubt if he said a high speed xbow would be hard to tune to fixed blade by you should be looking at a different one.


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    I shot a G5 Montec and have been for years. They do shoot as if they were a field tip and I agree with the others there is nothing wrong with a fast broadhead as long as its an accurate broadhead. Find another store if possible even if that requires a drive.
     
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    Slick trick standards is a good head to start...or finish with
     
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    Agree with all others. Be sure to tune your bow for your broadhead of choice and you will be fine. As for the white arrows, I personally wouldn't feel unsafe with them in my quiver. Maybe throw on some blaze orange when walking in and out to ease your mind?
     
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    If your bow shop told you that then they are staffed by morons. Which unfortunately is all to common an occurrence for bow shops.
     
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    I personally love the fixed blades, zero chance of failure and have never had a fixed blade that was crazy off from field points. Switched to Magnus black hornet this year and the difference between field points is nill.
     
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    I have carried white arrows and would use a camo bandana to cover the fletchings when moving thru the woods and on stand. My main reason was to protect my feathers some. I still do the same now with my flo orange vanes out of habit i guess... i quit using white because of the snow in ohio some years. Orange stands out well and can still see the blood coloring quite well in stand.

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