rage Y or N

Discussion in 'Crossbows' started by rbclark940, Sep 7, 2009.

  1. rbclark940

    rbclark940 Weekend Warrior

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    My dad shoots a crossbow and was wondering if the rage 2 blade would shoot out of his ten point?
     
  2. Live2Draw

    Live2Draw Die Hard Bowhunter

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    i wouldnt trust em to stay closed. use a slick trick. or a tight shut expandable
     
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    Champlain Islander Weekend Warrior

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    I don't shoot a crossbow but am somewhat reluctant to try them. I haven't had much luck with mechanicals.
     
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    DropTine249 Weekend Warrior

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    Agree !!

    My friends were given Parker cross-guns, and, this was the topic of a few conversations. I do believe that they have all elected to use cut-on-contact heads out of their cross-rifles.
     
  5. michaelp

    michaelp Die Hard Bowhunter

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    A hunting buddy shoots them out of his excaliber at over 350fps, no problems what so ever. He also does not use a rubber band around them.
     
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    i use rocket hammer heads cuz they use a rubber band. afraid of using ones that dont have a restraint.
     
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    Slip Cam in a crossbow = BAD IDEA. they open upon leaving the bow. If you're going to spend the money, try something more like a NAP spitfire. 3 blade, doesn't open until it hits it's mark.
     
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    My uncle shoots them out of his X-bow. He's killed three or four bucks with them (the regular rage 2 blades) and never had a problem.
     
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    Ky/Jody Weekend Warrior

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    I don't trust them!:deer:
     
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    Grim Reaper Xbow broadhead......or the Spitfires
     
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    rknierim Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Have you ever actually shot them from a crossbow? Or are you like most ppl and just believe whatever you hear? My whole family use Rage 3blade. My dad shoots a crossbow at 308 fps and hasn't had a problem using them. Only real problem I've had is rushing a shot and hitting shoulder blade. I know, a lot of people will say it wouldn't have been a problem with a fixed blade... Well, it wouldn't have been a problem if I had taken my time, either. Still recovered the deer, Just not as quickly as I would have liked. That happens with fixed blade BH's too. Don't believe every bad thing you hear until you try things for yourself. I have nothing against fixed blades, it's just my preference to use Rage. The debate will go on forever, I say use what you're comfortable with and leave each person to their own.
     
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    out of my xbow shooting 330fps i use the rage 2 blade 125grn xbow head and never had an issue. i use to use the 100grn heads i use on my bow for my xbow and never an issue with them also.
     
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    Ive used them for 2 seasons....killed 4 deer...no problems....Thunderbolt52
     
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    my wife shoots the 3 bladed rage out of her ten point and has taken 6 deer with them and NO
    issues at all.... once in the blind i open all the blades and reset them and she shoots away....

    good luck in your decision...russ
     
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    The new rage broadheads like the extreme 2.3 and the chisel all have the new shock collar system.They hold the blades alot tighter so i think if you shot them then they would be fine.
     
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    My buddy swears by Rage.. He hunts bow and crossbow with a 2 blade.. He only hunts trophy deer and bagged a 200" non typical with a 2 blade last year.. Im going to use them in my Ghost..
     
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    I shoot Grim Reaper broadheads out of my Wicked Ridge Invader HP and they are devastating on the deer they go max 60 yards and done.
     

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