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#3179752 - 02/28/13 09:00 PM Arrow and broad head for CO. Elk hunt
DMAG
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I shoot a 70 lb insanity with a 28.5 dl. I currently shoot CE blue streak 350s with rage broad heads, but I am not going to risk this hunt with a mechanical head and light arrow. So what would you guys suggest?
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#3180169 - 03/01/13 10:24 AM Re: Arrow and broad head for CO. Elk hunt [Re: DMAG]
BirdDog123
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I still think rage is your best option...
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#3180282 - 03/01/13 01:04 PM Re: Arrow and broad head for CO. Elk hunt [Re: BirdDog123]
scn
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A Slick Trick Magnum head would be on my arrows.
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#3180455 - 03/01/13 03:30 PM Re: Arrow and broad head for CO. Elk hunt [Re: scn]
Crosshairy
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Are you using an outfitter? I'd be talking to those guys about it too.
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#3180537 - 03/01/13 04:54 PM Re: Arrow and broad head for CO. Elk hunt [Re: scn]
PinchPoint
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 Originally Posted By: scn
A Slick Trick Magnum head would be on my arrows.
Yep! If youre stuck on Mechanicals, I would go with Grim Reaper 1 3/8
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#3180627 - 03/01/13 06:08 PM Re: Arrow and broad head for CO. Elk hunt [Re: PinchPoint]
DMAG
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yea guided/semi-guided, that is a great idea.
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#3182149 - 03/03/13 01:24 PM Re: Arrow and broad head for CO. Elk hunt [Re: DMAG]
Buzzard Breath
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My elk arrow is a gold tip with a 100 grain brass insert and tipped with 4 blade Magnus Stingers. 500 grains total. Maybe overkill, but I don't shoot high poundage bows.


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#3183545 - 03/04/13 08:36 PM Re: Arrow and broad head for CO. Elk hunt [Re: Buzzard Breath]
Daff
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I'd reccomend a fixed blade head over mechanical, preferably cut on contact. The arrow bh combo I use is muzzy phantom 125 on maxima 350KV shafts around 425 gr. The main thing shot placement with a razor sharp broadhead.
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#3185718 - 03/06/13 07:32 PM Re: Arrow and broad head for CO. Elk hunt [Re: Daff]
CR500AFX
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X2 Slick Trick Magnums. They will shoot thru a 55 gal drum.
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#3186034 - 03/07/13 05:18 AM Re: Arrow and broad head for CO. Elk hunt [Re: CR500AFX]
tickweed
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I shoot the slick trick magnums. Took one last Sept. in Colorado, solid hit behind shoulder, ran about 100 yds.
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