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#952039 - 10/05/08 12:03 AM Anyone having trouble with Rage
Big J
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this year?? Seems like I am seeing nothing but good reports as far as performance. Aside of the price they seem to be cleaning up out there!
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#952274 - 10/05/08 09:18 AM Re: Anyone having trouble with Rage [Re: Big J]
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Haven't had any problems with the broadhead, just my shooting
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#952721 - 10/05/08 05:30 PM Re: Anyone having trouble with Rage [Re: A.Hall]
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the heads work great but i suck
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#953430 - 10/06/08 07:05 AM Re: Anyone having trouble with Rage [Re: paradis1142]
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I tried them last year , went back to Slick Tricks this season .
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#954730 - 10/06/08 06:23 PM Re: Anyone having trouble with Rage [Re: Radar]
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Radar, why do you like the Slick Tricks better?
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#954982 - 10/06/08 08:25 PM Re: Anyone having trouble with Rage [Re: Arch-N]
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How was your holes on deer Radar? Thanks!
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#955628 - 10/07/08 08:15 AM Re: Anyone having trouble with Rage [Re: Arch-N]
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 Originally Posted By: Arch-N
Radar, why do you like the Slick Tricks better?
Because the blades are stronger and can be re-sharpened , and replacement blades are easier to find if needed .
I also like the increased penetration , and they fly the same as Rage heads . Shot placement is everything when it comes to good blood trails , and some guys are looking for a big hole to make up the difference .
One thing to take in consideration with Slick Tricks is the increased blade angle that stretches the hide out when penetrating , creating a bigger hole than the diameter of the head called the Splash effect .
Rage heads are the best mechanical heads made in my opinion , they just aren't for me . I like Slick Tricks for the above reasons .
I will not start a debate on Slick Tricks vs. Rage heads .
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#956730 - 10/07/08 02:50 PM Re: Anyone having trouble with Rage [Re: Radar]
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The reports I have been getting from around the country have been mixed. About 70% rave about Rage. The other 30% are not too happy.

I suspect they are just about like any other broadhead, great with a good, not so great with a bad one. Seems to me to just be this year's greatest head.
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#956737 - 10/07/08 02:53 PM Re: Anyone having trouble with Rage [Re: Radar]
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 Originally Posted By: Radar

One thing to take in consideration with Slick Tricks is the increased blade angle that stretches the hide out when penetrating , creating a bigger hole than the diameter of the head called the Splash effect .



You aint kidding. The doe I shot with my magnums quartering had a 2 inch hole that looked like a huge 4 leaf clover.
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#956745 - 10/07/08 02:58 PM Re: Anyone having trouble with Rage [Re: bowriter]
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The deer I shot few days ago had holes as big as any I have seen with any other head. I was shooting NAP Spitfires. Then when I split the tree with one and the head remained intact, I became a real believer.



But as I said, lots of good heads out there. Not a one will make up for a bad shot.
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