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Offline Biggie Hoffman

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Re: Broadhead choices for hogs?
« Reply #40 on: June 12, 2008, 06:14:00 PM »
Yep me too. I would venture to say I've killed as many hogs as anybody with a bow and have used 3 blade heads exclusively for the better blood trails. I've been on too many hunts where the two blade guys don't find their hogs. Granted, it could be shot placement, but even with marginal hits, I'd rather have the hole a 3 blade makes than a slit from a two blade.
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Re: Broadhead choices for hogs?
« Reply #41 on: June 19, 2008, 05:28:00 PM »
I shot a nice sow last weekend with a four blade Magnus 125 gr. It bled a lot at the initial hit and went down in sight about 100 yards away.
The tall grass it ran through looked like it had been painted with a big brush. The photo is in
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I'm leaning more towards multi-blade heads.

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Re: Broadhead choices for hogs?
« Reply #42 on: July 09, 2008, 04:21:00 PM »
I switched over the muzzy phantoms when they came out with the 4 blade 200gr model. They have worked great and leave a nice big whole that stays open so you get the best blood trail for the area you hit. That has helped me since sometimes the hogs can go in some thick stuff pretty fast down in florida and you need a blood trail to find them. I get my phantoms hair shaving sharp with the kme sharpening system in no time.
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Re: Broadhead choices for hogs?
« Reply #43 on: July 10, 2008, 12:37:00 PM »
I am going hog hunting in florida in a few weeks and plan on hunting with my 55@28 mahaska recurve but have a 26" drw so im at about 47 pounds and have the choice of using ace standard 2-blades, snuffers, or ww's [all 125 grain] what would be the best for me
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Re: Broadhead choices for hogs?
« Reply #44 on: July 10, 2008, 12:40:00 PM »
i forgot to add that ill be using carbons and cedars if that makes a difference
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Re: Broadhead choices for hogs?
« Reply #45 on: July 10, 2008, 10:45:00 PM »
I've had great blood trails with Muzzy Phantoms
(4 blades 125gr)and 4 blade Magnus(125gr).
I agree that multi-blade heads leave the best blood trails on hogs.

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Re: Broadhead choices for hogs?
« Reply #46 on: August 01, 2008, 03:14:00 AM »
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I know this is late but at your poundage, I'd use the Ace 2 bld.
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Re: Broadhead choices for hogs?
« Reply #47 on: September 24, 2008, 12:05:00 PM »
Do the original muzzy 125 BHs perform well on hogs?The ones with the trocar tip.
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Re: Broadhead choices for hogs?
« Reply #48 on: September 25, 2008, 01:35:00 PM »
Why is there no mention about the Bear broadheads with insert blades?  They seem to be a solid design and allows user choice of 2 or 4 blade cutting?

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Re: Broadhead choices for hogs?
« Reply #49 on: December 12, 2008, 08:18:00 PM »
I agree with Pinecone. The Magnus 2-blade have performed exceptionally well for me on hogs and javelinam here in Texas.

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Re: Broadhead choices for hogs?
« Reply #50 on: December 18, 2008, 01:34:00 AM »
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Re: Broadhead choices for hogs?
« Reply #51 on: December 23, 2008, 11:13:00 PM »
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Re: Broadhead choices for hogs?
« Reply #52 on: December 24, 2008, 10:31:00 AM »
iv used both 2 and 3 blades on hogs with good results, WW and Magnus 1s are my choice.
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Re: Broadhead choices for hogs?
« Reply #53 on: December 24, 2008, 06:38:00 PM »
145gr ECLIPSE 2 blade or 4 if thats what you like. Great penetration & bloodtrail from my experince. But again,shot placement & sharp heads is what ya need.

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Re: Broadhead choices for hogs?
« Reply #54 on: January 13, 2009, 10:13:00 AM »
I hunted hogs in Cal for 20 years, go for a sharp two blade.  I like grizzlys, zwicky or magnus.  Getting the arrow in deep is the important thing, hogs usually don't leave much of a blood trail.  Good hunting

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Re: Broadhead choices for hogs?
« Reply #55 on: January 13, 2009, 03:18:00 PM »
if you can find them, the old school bear razorheads with the bleeder installed work great.

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Re: Broadhead choices for hogs?
« Reply #56 on: January 13, 2009, 05:32:00 PM »
Guess I might as well throw my 2 cents in too.
I shoot a 54# bow and like shooting 600+ grain arrows. A WW on the end is my first choice and a 160 grain STOS is my second choice. I don't have the experience some of guys here have(8)but I haven't had any penetration issues with my setup.

I think the most critical part is hitting them in the right spot. I don't shoot over 20 yards and much prefer 15 and under. That spot is right above the knee. If you can consistently hit a softball size area at what ever yardage you can use what ever head you want and get good penetration. If your bulls eye zone is bigger than that I would stay with a 2 blade.
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Re: Broadhead choices for hogs?
« Reply #57 on: June 05, 2009, 09:35:00 PM »
I shoot a Morrison Cheyenne, 52 lbs @ 31 ", 5575 Gold Tip arrows with Muzzy Phantom SS @ 220 gr total arrow wieght approx. 570g. I've had complete pass through using this setup on hogs.

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Re: Broadhead choices for hogs?
« Reply #58 on: June 05, 2009, 10:21:00 PM »
There always seems to be this worry abut 2-blade blood trails.  I know the hole vs slit theory seems to sound reasonable, the best blood trail I have had was from a 2 blade Ace express 165 that was VERY sharp; the most perfectly hit deer I've ever had.  I have been in on 4 WW trails, also very sharp, and only one left any blood trail to speak of, tho none of the deer made it over about 60 yds.  I like WW heads, just wish they were heavier, but I don't hesitate to shoot a nice wide 2-blade.  In my experience, shot placement makes a much greater difference.

This bear was killed with a 2-blade and left an OK trail.  I'm not too sure a WW would have made it thru the breastbone like this old Glenn Parker Timberwolf did.
 
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