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#833745 - 07/23/08 06:24 AM Re: Broadhead Shooting [Re: kmac29]
RussellvilleRob
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Absolutely, shoot your broadheads.

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#833781 - 07/23/08 07:02 AM Re: Broadhead Shooting [Re: RussellvilleRob]
TNhuntin93
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Haha I dont have a Morrell target but I have one that is just as thick as their field point target. Its a big, heavy target I can tell you that.
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#834241 - 07/23/08 11:13 AM Re: Broadhead Shooting [Re: TNhuntin93]
f1maxis
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 Originally Posted By: TNhuntin93
Haha I dont have a Morrell target but I have one that is just as thick as their field point target. Its a big, heavy target I can tell you that.


It doesn't matter how thick it is, what matters is what material it is made of. Is it a bag target or a foam target?
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#834309 - 07/23/08 11:36 AM Re: Broadhead Shooting [Re: f1maxis]
richmanbarbeque
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Absolutely shoot your broadheads. I have several differnt brands and models and they ALL have quirks. The most unethical thing we do as hunters is not shoot or broadheads to see if they are flying correctly. No matter how well your bow is tuned you still need to check and re-check your arrow flight.

I shoot slick tricks along with other brands and have had sporadic arrow flight because of bad inserts, nocks, broadheads and the list goes on.

If money is an issue go by the 16.00 foam target at walmart and shoot your broadheads. If you don't your next question will be how long do you wait before trailing a gut shot deer.

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#834355 - 07/23/08 11:52 AM Re: Broadhead Shooting [Re: richmanbarbeque]
RussellvilleRob
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If money is an issue go by the 16.00 foam target at walmart and shoot your broadheads. If you don't your next question will be how long do you wait before trailing a gut shot deer. [/quote]

Been there done that. My mistake was not practicing from an elevated position. (very, very, very important also)
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#834699 - 07/23/08 02:45 PM Re: Broadhead Shooting [Re: RussellvilleRob]
eddie c
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 Originally Posted By: Rocketman

Where is Radar?


i was wondering the same thing.

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#834795 - 07/23/08 03:52 PM Re: Broadhead Shooting [Re: eddie c]
TNhuntin93
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My target is a bag target.
And I am starting to shoot out of my treestand right about now.
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#834824 - 07/23/08 04:13 PM Re: Broadhead Shooting [Re: TNhuntin93]
f1maxis
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 Originally Posted By: TNhuntin93
My target is a bag target.
And I am starting to shoot out of my treestand right about now.


Don't shoot broadheads into a bag target, you'll end up having to cut them out. You'll be better off buying a target designed for broadheads.
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#835265 - 07/23/08 09:28 PM Re: Broadhead Shooting [Re: f1maxis]
TNhuntin93
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Ok, I guess thats what Im gonna do.

So how long can I shoot my broadheads before I need to replace the blades so that they will still be good to hunt with?
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#835426 - 07/24/08 04:35 AM Re: Broadhead Shooting [Re: TNhuntin93]
f1maxis
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 Originally Posted By: TNhuntin93
So how long can I shoot my broadheads before I need to replace the blades so that they will still be good to hunt with?


When I go into the field, I always have brand new blades in all my broadheads...even if they've only been shot a couple of times. Leave the dull blades for practicing.
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