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Old 09-19-2012, 01:35 PM   #1
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I got the two blade heads and they came with these shock collars that fit over top of the o-rings.

Do you use these shock collars???

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Don't worry about it unless your shoot above -blank- FPS.

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Old 09-19-2012, 05:23 PM   #2
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I just got the 2 blade with the chisel tips and the package says to use the collars is your shooting in thicker brush to help keep the blades from opening up early if they hit something while in flit. I mostly hunt on the edges of fields so I opted not to use them.
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Old 09-19-2012, 07:32 PM   #3
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gator,are those broad heads the new 2.3 in opening
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Old 09-20-2012, 07:00 AM   #4
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I'm sure they are the 2" opening.

I guess I'll send one down range without the collar and make sure it flies right. Hopefully it flies as well as the practise tip, I took out another arrow shooting at the same dot with the practise point.
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Old 09-21-2012, 08:48 PM   #5
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I don't want to sound like an old fart but I'll allow it for a moment. The majority of the sponsor rich shows using rage heads hardly ever show a pass-through. In a perfect world they would barely get through and drop on the ground. Not neccessarily needed to drill 6" into the dirt after (unused energy). But actually pass through, you know, to give you another hole to leak from so you have a better chance to find your critter. I am biassed, I still prefer the Snyper, a 1 3/8 cut head, from which the design of the Rage was BOUGHT. They made the cut bigger, and the tip more blunt. Great. Thanks. Pay all you want Rage into the hunting shows, I ain't buying untill I see that 2" head falling on the off side from a 29/60 bow. Untill then, I still got Snypers.
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Old 09-21-2012, 08:53 PM   #6
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Gator I wish you the best with them, really. post up your results too please.
I hate it when you find a head you really like and the company sells it out. hard to accept the new one as better. They can throw all the money in the universe at it.
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Old 09-22-2012, 07:26 AM   #7
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The new Rage chisel tip I love these heads

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Old 09-24-2012, 08:01 PM   #8
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Haven't tried the new chisel Tips yet but I use the standard 2 blade with great results

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I tried the 2 blade Rage 2in cut last year and at a 30 foot almost straight down shot, it did the job but after looking at the skinned carcus it looked like one blade did not deploy but it still put him down within 50 yards. This year I bought six of the 2 blade 2in rage chisel bit and I think they will do better and I've heard great reviews. I'm running them without the plastic washer.
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Old 10-01-2012, 12:57 AM   #10
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up date on my new rage broad heads with the chisel tips. these things suck.... they didn't open on entery, they did open on exit. clean pass through but the deer didnt bleed at all and when i shot her just jumped a little bit and just walked away like nothing was wrong. she was wagging her tail a lot but thats it. then 1 1/2 hrs later i i started tracking her and she was laying down in the woods about 50 yards from where i shot her and was still alive. good thing i keep 2 of my arrows with my old muzzys still and finished her off with them. i dont think i will be using the rage ever again.
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Old 10-04-2012, 09:29 PM   #11
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A. Where was the hit?
B. Did you use the collars or no?
Back to A. How high were you (in the stand, in feet, LOL)and how far was the deer? Where did you hit it?
I ask because I have yet to see a lung shot or heart shot deer walk away wagging it's tail. They blast off. I'm not bashing, but it sounds from what you described, like a gut shot. I have had that senario myself. It was not a fault of the head in my case. I hit just back of where I should have.
Body position, full/empty stomack, inhale/exhale, (the deer's) all make a difference on where the diaphram is, and the lungs.
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Old 10-08-2012, 12:30 PM   #12
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Default Rage two blades........

Didn't get any pics but........

Yes they opened and put a 2" hole in the deer
Did not get a pass through, shooting s 60 pound bow, with a 395 grain arrow, 28 inch draw. Deer was about 28 yards away.
The shot was high.
Even with a high shot, it went threw both lungs and was alittle dissapointed in the tracking blood.
No, I didn't use the collars.

Over all they did the job but I still like fixed blades better. Most every fix blade broadhead I ve tried gave pass throughs on most shots.
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Old 11-02-2012, 08:51 PM   #13
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Ill let y'all fight this one out I've never had a problem with the rage heads

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Old 11-04-2012, 07:17 AM   #14
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^^^ agreed ... I've heard the bad stories online but no one I actually know has a bad story ... I've lost one deer with em and that was all me not the broadhead
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I have both , but trust the spitfires more , but plan to use regular broadheads if I need to , as things get way too pricey when you break these broadheads !
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Old 11-22-2012, 07:53 AM   #16
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I have encounter the rage heads openning up , while I'm moving my nock bow around in the treestand at times !

I'll have to take a look at the new ones , as they are said to have address this problem , I guess !

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Nice Carps glad you put one on the ground keep it up

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Old 12-13-2012, 07:57 AM   #19
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Thanks , I brought more rage broadheads !

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I guess i'm the odd man out here!!!I still love and use Slick tricks,great for killing cats among otherthings!!!!!! pppppppppppppppppppppppppppppppppppp pppppppppppppppppppppppppppppppppppp ppppppppppp I just Peed myself laughing Mate
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How do you like them slik tricks im about out of thunder heads and was thinking the sliks or the fixed g5 come turkey season...........
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Old 12-14-2012, 07:18 PM   #22
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I guess i'm the odd man out here!!!I still love and use Slick tricks,great for killing cats among otherthings!!!!!! pppppppppppppppppppppppppppppppppppp pppppppppppppppppppppppppppppppppppp ppppppppppp I just Peed myself laughing Mate
I did see a cat while out hunting the timber today !

I passed on it !

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I did see a cat while out hunting the timber today !

I passed on it !

Thats only because it was to small!!! You were flat out seeing it little lone hitting it!!!!Although your deer are the size of a medium size Dog I guess!!!!!
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