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new excalibur broadheads

Post by xbowkidd » Tue Feb 12, 2008 6:48 pm

has anyone tried the bolt cutters yet? http://www.excaliburcrossbow.com/demo/m ... ent_id=118
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Post by Crockett&boon » Tue Feb 12, 2008 9:06 pm

no i think their still pretty new
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Post by schnarrfuss » Wed Feb 13, 2008 12:50 am

Can anyone explain why they make such a heavy broadhead. Is it to help F.O.C.
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Post by Rage_A_Holic » Wed Feb 13, 2008 7:48 am

2 reasons.

1) FOC-

The higher the weight at the tip, the more accurate.

2) More KE-

Archers are always modifying bolt setups based on game being hunted. There is a general trade off to take advantage of. On one hand you can opt for a light bolt, and achieve maximal bolt velocities. on the other hand, you can opt for a heavy bolt, for maximal penetration, reduced wear on the limbs, and less noise. Generally speaking, very few shoot a 350Grain bolt (Excalibur's minimum weight for a bolt), and very few shoot bolts past 600Grains. Reasons? Both sides have advantages, most archers choose a bolt somewhere in the mix to take advantage of both sides.

1 more point to add.

Archers for centuries had been hunting deer with bolts traveling significantly less than 300FPS. Which proves speed is something you should be able to sacrifice. Whether you are shooting at 355FPS, or 255FPS I doubt the deer would know the difference. On the Other hand, a pass through could mean the difference between a wounder deer, and a dead one. Therefore almost everyone sacrafices velocity for penetration.

With the HUGE velocities coming out of Excalibur's, we have more velocity to sacrifice than most, therefore we can opt for a heavier broadhead than most, giving us more penetration than most. Since most don't need these heavy broadheads, Excalibur produces their own =D
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Post by curmudgeon » Wed Feb 13, 2008 8:00 am

Aside from the weight, they look a lot like a 3 blade Muzzy (Bad thru the Bone) to me. For Whitetail, last double lung only went 25 yds with a 4 blade 100 gr. Muzzy. Guess I'll stick with that. :D

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Post by dick195252 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 2:12 am

Who is going to be the first to give them a try and let us know how thsy are :?: :lol:

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Post by xbowkidd » Thu Feb 14, 2008 7:11 am

i just ordered a set, so i should know in about a week or so.
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Post by Cossack » Thu Feb 14, 2008 8:56 am

Look cool but I'm Slicked clear clean through.

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Post by LondonDave » Thu Feb 14, 2008 7:00 pm

What I want to know is do they make a 150 grain practice point? Riley and I were just at our local archery shop doing some practicing on the indoor range and they didn't carry anything heavier than 125 grains. Would you not need a 150 grain point to sight in properly?

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Post by Horizontal Hunter » Thu Feb 14, 2008 9:15 pm

curmudgeon wrote:Aside from the weight, they look a lot like a 3 blade Muzzy (Bad thru the Bone) to me. For Whitetail, last double lung only went 25 yds with a 4 blade 100 gr. Muzzy. Guess I'll stick with that. :D
They look like Sullivan Innerloc broadheads to me. If so I expect that they will perform well. I am looking forward to hear how they perform.

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Post by Fishn-Hunter » Thu Feb 14, 2008 10:15 pm

They look very interesting to me, they may have a winner right there. I like that they are heavy but still have a smaller profile they should fly well. I have shot wasp boss bullets since they have been available and they are scarry accurate and have done the job well but I like the idea of the extra wieght yet small profile should penetrate like nothing I have ever tried before. I might just order some as well. :o
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Post by xbowkidd » Thu Feb 14, 2008 10:25 pm

What I want to know is do they make a 150 grain practice point? Riley and I were just at our local archery shop doing some practicing on the indoor range and they didn't carry anything heavier than 125 grains. Would you not need a 150 grain point to sight in properly?
you can just use a brass insert to make up the weight. if you shoot the aluminum insert with the boltcutter it will be about 180 grains, and if you shoot a brass insert with 75 grain field point then you have 185 grain practice setup, thats the solution that i came up with. let me know if you have any better ideas.
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Post by Horizontal Hunter » Fri Feb 15, 2008 10:03 am

xbowkidd wrote:
What I want to know is do they make a 150 grain practice point? Riley and I were just at our local archery shop doing some practicing on the indoor range and they didn't carry anything heavier than 125 grains. Would you not need a 150 grain point to sight in properly?
you can just use a brass insert to make up the weight. if you shoot the aluminum insert with the boltcutter it will be about 180 grains, and if you shoot a brass insert with 75 grain field point then you have 185 grain practice setup, thats the solution that i came up with. let me know if you have any better ideas.
You could also add one or two "Aftershock Boosters"

http://www.keystonecountrystore.com/Arc ... 24608.html

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