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#3288637 - 07/11/13 01:35 PM Re: High end, boutique broadheads? [Re: UTGrad]
Radar
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 Originally Posted By: UTGrad
 Originally Posted By: Radar
I pick a broadhead based on performance out of my equipment , and blade sharpness . I currently use NAP Killzones , and find the sharpness to be much better than Rage and ther mechanicals .
The sharpest fixed blade heads I have used are the G5 Stinger . I don't give a crap where they sell them , If I want replacement blades , I want them readily available locally , not through mail order !


Do you like the COC or trocar tip Killzone? I am getting 73 lbs KE and curious if this is enough for Killzones. I currently shoot Grim Reapers. They are great as well.

I like the trocar tip better , because they retain their edge/point better than cut on contact , especially when striking rib bones . I had the cut on contact rage heads and I hated them for that reason . The NAP heads are much sharper and have a better closed blade retention than the Rage heads too .
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#3288892 - 07/11/13 05:59 PM Re: High end, boutique broadheads? [Re: Poser]
sneakybow
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I saw that, but, from what I recall, most of the "unfavorable" reviews had to do with sizing -primarily people complaining about the gaps in sizing of the pants, which, for many customers, require hemming. And, if you are taller than a 34 inseam, he has nothing available for you. That sucks and all, but that's part of dealing factory direct with a small company. He probably doesn't have the capital to order 10,000 pairs of 38 inseams. [/quote]

True, I doubt he has that kind of capital, but you never know...he's been selling a ton of gear it seems like. I'm more of a First Lite kind of guy myself.

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#3289133 - 07/12/13 12:20 AM Re: High end, boutique broadheads? [Re: Radar]
TNDeerGuy
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Registered: 11/28/06
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Loc: Old Hickory/Mt.Juliet, TN

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 Originally Posted By: Radar
I pick a broadhead based on performance out of my equipment , and blade sharpness . I currently use NAP Killzones , and find the sharpness to be much better than Rage and ther mechanicals .
The sharpest fixed blade heads I have used are the G5 Stinger . I don't give a crap where they sell them , If I want replacement blades , I want them readily available locally , not through mail order !


???? Did Magnus and G5 have a baby? \:D Sorry Radar....I couldn't help myself! \:\)

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#3289211 - 07/12/13 07:09 AM Re: High end, boutique broadheads? [Re: sneakybow]
Poser
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 Originally Posted By: sneakybow


I saw that, but, from what I recall, most of the "unfavorable" reviews had to do with sizing -primarily people complaining about the gaps in sizing of the pants, which, for many customers, require hemming. And, if you are taller than a 34 inseam, he has nothing available for you. That sucks and all, but that's part of dealing factory direct with a small company. He probably doesn't have the capital to order 10,000 pairs of 38 inseams. [/quote]

True, I doubt he has that kind of capital, but you never know...he's been selling a ton of gear it seems like. I'm more of a First Lite kind of guy myself. [/quote]

First Light is definitely high quality. And... you can occasionally find it on sale during the off season.
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#3289507 - 07/12/13 12:54 PM Re: High end, boutique broadheads? [Re: TNDeerGuy]
Radar
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 Originally Posted By: TNDeerGuy
 Originally Posted By: Radar
I pick a broadhead based on performance out of my equipment , and blade sharpness . I currently use NAP Killzones , and find the sharpness to be much better than Rage and ther mechanicals .
The sharpest fixed blade heads I have used are the G5 Stinger . I don't give a crap where they sell them , If I want replacement blades , I want them readily available locally , not through mail order !


???? Did Magnus and G5 have a baby? \:D Sorry Radar....I couldn't help myself! \:\)

http://www.g5outdoors.com/product_detail/22


Oops , I ment Striker . My bad . ;\)
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