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Another broadhead question

Postby Reinyrooster » Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:27 pm

Am interested in trying the Dead Ringer Broadheads, and also the Afflictor broadhead. Anyone have any experience with either of these?
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Re: Another broadhead question

Postby Reinyrooster » Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:22 am

173 views and no replies???
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Re: Another broadhead question

Postby bowman81 » Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:49 am

Perhaps, like me, they never heard of the broadhead and were curious to see what others had to say.
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Re: Another broadhead question

Postby Riflemanz » Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:20 pm

I've used the 2 blade dead ringer Trauma on a doe and gutted her
at the same time. I think these heads deviate from
flight path when they hit bone or ribs.
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I've also used the 3 blade 2" cut and have killed about 4 deer with them.
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Re: Another broadhead question

Postby Reinyrooster » Fri Mar 24, 2017 6:15 pm

Wow!! That's a nasty wound! Thanks for the input.
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Re: Another broadhead question

Postby DD192 » Mon Mar 27, 2017 1:41 pm

I have used the 3 blade dead ringer for the past two years with great success. 3 bucks and one doe. I have not had any pass throughs but still took the deer down. I have used them with my compound bow. Not yet with my new micro. Good luck
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Re: Another broadhead question

Postby Dzohio » Sat Apr 01, 2017 5:49 am

Well I will reply. Looked at ringers swackers and WAC ems. Went with 3 blade mechanical wac ems. And I love em! Fly true and smack like a truck. Big doe dropped 20 yds and 8pt went 40yds. Small entry hole then devastating exit. I shot rages a lot of years. Started having trouble with them. Wac ems!
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Re: Another broadhead question

Postby racking up points » Sat Apr 01, 2017 6:17 am

Dzohio wrote:Well I will reply. Looked at ringers swackers and WAC ems. Went with 3 blade mechanical wac ems. And I love em! Fly true and smack like a truck. Big doe dropped 20 yds and 8pt went 40yds. Small entry hole then devastating exit. I shot rages a lot of years. Started having trouble with them. Wac ems!


Why would a small entry wound be a good thing? If you don't get a pass through, blood will be harder to find - you want an expandable to leave a huge entry and exit wound. To the OP, I would avoid the dead ringer, and if you like wide cut expandables go to something proven like a Shwacker or FOC.
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Re: Another broadhead question

Postby Dzohio » Sat Apr 01, 2017 11:57 am

The swackers are designed the SAME way as the wac ems. The blades are designed to open up after initial entry past the ribs so they do not break the blades. Then they open up to 2" and pass through with a massive exit. I had a pass through on both deer. And the entry was every bit as big as a fixed blade entry and exit. Blood trail on both sides of my 2 deer with them.
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Re: Another broadhead question

Postby racking up points » Sat Apr 01, 2017 3:28 pm

Dzohio wrote:The swackers are designed the SAME way as the wac ems. The blades are designed to open up after initial entry past the ribs so they do not break the blades. Then they open up to 2" and pass through with a massive exit. I had a pass through on both deer. And the entry was every bit as big as a fixed blade entry and exit. Blood trail on both sides of my 2 deer with them.


I haven't personally used a Shwacker, but it's a proven head with stout enough blades. The FOC does open up a massive hole on entry and this is the head I use.

I looked at the Wak 'Em heads and those blades look flimsy. Maybe you got pass thru's on your deer but you won't always and if they leave as small of a hole as look like they would, unopened on entry, that would be tracking hell, IMHO. To each his own, I was just giving my opinion to the OP.
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Re: Another broadhead question

Postby Riflemanz » Sun Apr 02, 2017 9:50 am

Dead ringer makes a 3 blade 2" cut head which leaves big holes! The trauma is a 3 1/8" cut 2 blade. Both are devastating on deer.
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