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Choosing Between Two Broadheads

Discussion in 'Bowhunting Talk' started by TheMathewsGuy, Aug 17, 2016.

  1. TheMathewsGuy

    TheMathewsGuy Weekend Warrior

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    Yes, I am aware of the discussions this topic could bring about. I just want all of the opinions. So, here we go!

    I'm trying to decide on the broadheads I want to use this year. My two choices are:

    • Slick Trick Magnum
    • NAP Doublecross Spitfire
    Thoughts?

    I'm leaning towards the Magnums because of the power and ability to get through the shoulder in case of a forward shot. However, the Spitfire has almost double the cutting diameter. I've never used a mechanical, so I'm still unsure.

    Help!
     
  2. copperhead

    copperhead Grizzled Veteran

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    The Slick Trick magnum is a verified powerhouse. It's one of my favorite fixed blade heads. I really like the blade retention system and have never lost a blade.

    Have not seen the Doublecross yet but for me the Tricks are proven. Good luck. :tu:
     
  3. Shocker99

    Shocker99 Grizzled Veteran

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    What's your draw weight and arrow weight?
     
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    Not even close. Slick trick by far.
    And the double cross review I saw with pictures was terrible.
     
  5. Marauder

    Marauder Die Hard Bowhunter

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    In my humble opinion I would choose the slick trick. :tu:
     
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    flatwoodshunter Weekend Warrior

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    I would go with the Slick Trick Magnums, they are hard to beat.
     
  7. TheMathewsGuy

    TheMathewsGuy Weekend Warrior

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    Draw weight is 67#, arrow weight is about 435.
     
  8. Innovative Outdoorsman

    Innovative Outdoorsman Weekend Warrior

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    Slick trick. Great blades that are easy to sharpen and reuse over and over and over. Strong steel ferrule. Super easy to sharpen to a razors edge (now that we have perfected and simplified the process)
     
  9. tider37

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    What are you doing to sharpen them?


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    TKP030 Weekend Warrior

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    if your bow is tuned then the choice is up to you. I personally am a mechanical guy :jaw:
     
  11. Innovative Outdoorsman

    Innovative Outdoorsman Weekend Warrior

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    Back when we were using other heads we were trying to perfect ways of holding the blades to make sharpening easy and fool proof. when we switched to slick tricks, we came up with a rolling angle guide.

    Many people don’t sharpen their blades because they don’t have a reliable means to hold the small blades or a way to maintain a consistent blade angle so they throw money away. (or they save the blades hoping to one day return them to service)

    Putting a razor’s edge on your blades does not have to be expensive, difficult or hazardous. It can be easy, low cost and enjoyable and a part of your bowhunting routine. If you can roll a toy car on a countertop, you can hone your blades.

    You might be thinking, “I don’t have whetstones or any sharpening media”. For about $1, you can. A sheet of 400 grit sandpaper is about $1 (or less).

    We make two styles

    For replaceable blades (straight edged blades that can be removed from the ferrule) At the bottom is a video where we sharpen a slick trick that was very dull.


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  12. montec

    montec Weekend Warrior

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    The invention of the Slick Trick should have been the death knell for mechanicals.
     
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    Sota Legendary Woodsman

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    Too early to be fanboy drunk this morning:biggrin:
     
  14. Innovative Outdoorsman

    Innovative Outdoorsman Weekend Warrior

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    We are more than impressed with them but there is room for all kinds of heads in a quiver. Shot placement trumps all makes of heads
     
  15. TheMathewsGuy

    TheMathewsGuy Weekend Warrior

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    I have been shooting Slick Tricks for the past two season and have taken both deer and hogs with them. I really should just stick with them. Thanks for all the input everyone!
     
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    MnHunterr Legendary Woodsman

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    Stick to the Slick Tricks. But - If you are shooting a Mathews, make sure you get the heads with harmonic dampeners.
     
  17. bow nut

    bow nut Weekend Warrior

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    I have a sharpener, work very well !!!
     
  18. tider37

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    I have the slick tricks. I've only shot a couple deer with them but they had devastating effects.

    I'm going to have to order that sharpener. I've just been using my dull blades as my target broad heads.


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    mikey custom-g Weekend Warrior

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    Slick Trick Magnums for me between these 2.

    But if you're thinking shoulder bone ? Take a look @ a Wasp Boss 4 blade. Now that's a bad asssssss head for shoulder bone made of stainless.

    I blow thru hog shoulders every time. Don't ask me why I try so many other heads, but these Wasps rock !


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  20. Whitetail

    Whitetail Die Hard Bowhunter

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    If I HAD to choose between those 2 it would be Slick Tricks. If I had MY choice it would something else.
     

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