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#2571210 - 10/17/11 06:50 PM HField points vs. Broadhead not hitting same place
jethro69
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Sighting in crossbow after I missed a deer this weekend field points hit bullseye broadhead drops 3-4 inches and right 3inches
why shooting 100 grain G5's shot 100 grain muzzys and they did the same! ??????????????
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#2571292 - 10/17/11 07:21 PM Re: HField points vs. Broadhead not hitting same place [Re: jethro69]
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With my Horton crossbow, a 125 grain field point hits the same spot as a 125 grain Muzzy broad head when i use aluminum bolts. If i shoot the same field point and broad head with carbon bolts, they will not hit the same spot,
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#2571330 - 10/17/11 07:38 PM Re: HField points vs. Broadhead not hitting same place [Re: GRAMPS]
Dienamic
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Pick a head and dial it in. my muzzyd and.the.thunder heads shoot about 3" right from field points but are consistent. Dialed in the broadheads. Good to go. Only one I didnt care to dial in was a set of crimson talons. They shot 8" low and 6" left from fp. Too much for me.
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#2571344 - 10/17/11 07:44 PM Re: HField points vs. Broadhead not hitting same place [Re: Dienamic]
jethro69
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Thanks first year with crossbow , I will just sight in with broadhead
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#2571809 - 10/18/11 12:28 AM Re: HField points vs. Broadhead not hitting same place [Re: jethro69]
stryker
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Did u get your crossbow sighted in??
 Originally Posted By: jethro69
Thanks first year with crossbow , I will just sight in with broadhead

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#2571894 - 10/18/11 06:08 AM Re: HField points vs. Broadhead not hitting same place [Re: stryker]
jethro69
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I will sight it in today Gets dark to early now
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#2576092 - 10/20/11 11:47 AM Re: HField points vs. Broadhead not hitting same place [Re: jethro69]
BluegrassDan
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I missed a deer and two turkeys on the same day last year due to sighting in with field points and my expandables hit a different place (even though they were advertized to shoot the same as field points).
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#2579485 - 10/22/11 08:38 PM Re: HField points vs. Broadhead not hitting same place [Re: BluegrassDan]
JA1234
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 Originally Posted By: BluegrassDan
I missed a deer and two turkeys on the same day last year due to sighting in with field points and my expandables hit a different place (even though they were advertized to shoot the same as field points).


not trying to be to rude but why would anyone shoot something at a live animal that they have not tested out yet. My Broadheads say field point accurate. But I tested them to make sure before hitting the woods.

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#2580767 - 10/23/11 09:42 PM Re: HField points vs. Broadhead not hitting same place [Re: JA1234]
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I practice using field pts. Just before season opens i practice using the BH's i will be using if'en they be new to me! That way if'en they don't hit as field pts i just adjust scope while sighting them in.
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