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#3289843 - 07/12/13 07:54 PM Modified Rage broadheads!!!
pastorbmp
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I bought some Rage broadheads from a TNdeer member, but I did not care for the O-ring system, so I did some modifying with a dremel and my daughters left-over rubber bands from her braces...the end result:

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#3289917 - 07/12/13 09:12 PM Re: Modified Rage broadheads!!! [Re: pastorbmp]
Living2Hunt
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Didnt like the o ring, so you replaced it with a o ring? Lol! Have u shot it yet?
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#3289925 - 07/12/13 09:17 PM Re: Modified Rage broadheads!!! [Re: Living2Hunt]
deerhunter10
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Yeah you need to check that. I did that once when I uses to shoot them and the three blades didn't work with that
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#3289931 - 07/12/13 09:21 PM Re: Modified Rage broadheads!!! [Re: deerhunter10]
knightrider
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I leave the original o rings on lock the blades in then put the ortho band around them like you have it, have never had a problem with them opening!
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#3289960 - 07/12/13 09:43 PM Re: Modified Rage broadheads!!! [Re: knightrider]
DeerKiller2012
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I simply bought the shock collers, but way to think out of the box

Edited by DeerKiller2012 (07/12/13 09:43 PM)

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#3289979 - 07/12/13 09:57 PM Re: Modified Rage broadheads!!! [Re: DeerKiller2012]
UTGrad
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 Originally Posted By: DeerKiller2012
I simply bought the shock collers, but way to think out of the box


^^This^^

They sell the Shock Collars for the original Rage. It eliminates the o ring.

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#3290126 - 07/13/13 08:05 AM Re: Modified Rage broadheads!!! [Re: UTGrad]
Living2Hunt
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I love my rages! I never had problems with o rings and ive been testing shock collar and like it!
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#3290127 - 07/13/13 08:06 AM Re: Modified Rage broadheads!!! [Re: UTGrad]
pastorbmp
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I didn't know about the Shock Collars!!! LOL!! I have shot Rocky Mtn. Snypers for years - before they ever made a Rage. Rage bought the design, from what I understand, from Rocky Mtn and started producing Rages. The difference between the Snypers and Rages is Rage has the o-ring that holds the blades in place around the bottom of the blades, while the Snyper has notches toward the top of the blades that a rubber band fits in.

I simply took a Rage and converted it to a Snyper. I cut little notches for the rubber band to fit in and eliminated the o-ring around the bottom. I believe it will work just fine, but I will certainly shoot them to make sure.

The reason I didn't like the O-ring at the bottom,
1. Too easy to bump and have blades "pop" out of o-ring.
2. It seemed to be it would be too difficult to get them back in place in a hunting situation.

We will see how it works, but as I said, they are almost identical now to the Snypers I have shot for years.


Edited by pastorbmp (07/13/13 08:08 AM)
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#3291043 - 07/14/13 01:11 PM Re: Modified Rage broadheads!!! [Re: pastorbmp]
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Rage cost me a huge Ohio buck last year. When I drew back I noticed that one of the blades had came loose. I was at full draw of course. The buck was at 35 yds and I released the arrow on a prayer but watched it literally take a nose dive and was a complete miss. If they work for ya and have not had an issue, so be it but Im back to Muzzy.
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#3291069 - 07/14/13 02:14 PM Re: Modified Rage broadheads!!! [Re: khawk]
pastorbmp
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 Originally Posted By: khawk
Rage cost me a huge Ohio buck last year. When I drew back I noticed that one of the blades had came loose. I was at full draw of course. The buck was at 35 yds and I released the arrow on a prayer but watched it literally take a nose dive and was a complete miss. If they work for ya and have not had an issue, so be it but Im back to Muzzy.


That is the main reason I modified these. To me, the Rages seemed like this would be so easy to happen. I have been hunting with the Snyper broadheads (which utilize the rubber band around the outside of the blades) and have never had a problem with blade coming loose.
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#3291511 - 07/14/13 09:33 PM Re: Modified Rage broadheads!!! [Re: pastorbmp]
plinker22
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Looks nice Pastor, hope it works.great.for.you.
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#3291541 - 07/14/13 09:59 PM Re: Modified Rage broadheads!!! [Re: pastorbmp]
redblood
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i dont bow hunt anymore. but if i did, i wouold shoot a simple reliable fixed blade head
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#3291660 - 07/15/13 06:43 AM Re: Modified Rage broadheads!!! [Re: pastorbmp]
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I think it would of looked better with a blue or red rubber band.... \:D
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#3291776 - 07/15/13 08:34 AM Re: Modified Rage broadheads!!! [Re: redblood]
pastorbmp
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 Originally Posted By: redblood
i dont bow hunt anymore. but if i did, i wouold shoot a simple reliable fixed blade head


I understand, but I have shot expandables for at least 15 years without one problem.
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#3292164 - 07/15/13 06:20 PM Re: Modified Rage broadheads!!! [Re: pastorbmp]
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I reckon I will stick with Spitfires, no prophylactics needed lol
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#3292229 - 07/15/13 07:22 PM Re: Modified Rage broadheads!!! [Re: mike243]
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