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#16 Jeremiah

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Posted 18 September 2008 - 08:05 PM

Well, folks, Brett from Smoke did end up sending Leo some broadheads to test.
The review was put on the site this evening.

I'm not afraid to admit when I'm wrong and by the looks of things my first impression may have been just that.

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Posted 19 September 2008 - 11:57 AM

Leo nice evaluation, really showed how you thought the process out and described it very well. I thought it was non-bias and a thorough test. Accuracy part looked great to me.


I wonder did it fully open on impact on the pig in Texas? I would assume passing through end to end there would be enough tissue to make it open for a large exit wound.

Edited by Rowdy Yates, 21 September 2008 - 12:29 PM.

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Posted 20 September 2008 - 09:36 AM

Rowdy,

The smoke heads open BEFORE entering the animal and lock open. The head actually cuts a little bit bigger hole on the way in than it's cutting diameter would lead you to expect. The hide puckering in as the head impacts and starts to open actually gathers more hide in front of the blades.

On the pig it did indeed open on impact.
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Posted 23 September 2008 - 10:57 AM

Rowdy,

The smoke heads open BEFORE entering the animal and lock open. The head actually cuts a little bit bigger hole on the way in than it's cutting diameter would lead you to expect. The hide puckering in as the head impacts and starts to open actually gathers more hide in front of the blades.

On the pig it did indeed open on impact.


Pigs tend to have a tougher hide than a deer or a bear so they ought to work on most big game in the U.S. - right? And cutting a larger opening is what's it all about, putting them down is what a larger hole will do for you.

Edited by Rowdy Yates, 23 September 2008 - 02:58 PM.

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