Re: Broadheads- Mech. VS Fixed
Over 42 years of bowhunting I've tried a lot of arrowheads. The early mechanical broadheads were unreliable & I believe that gave mechanicals a bad reputation with some people, and those people talk to other people...
If a person doesn't shoot over 35-40 yards or in strong wind, mechanicals aren't necessary. As mechanicals catch less crosswind, they are a better choice when shooting longer distances or in strong wind. As most archers are not good enough to shoot anything beyond 40 yards or in strong wind, most archers are better off with "fool proof" broadheads. Only those shooting where the reduced effects of wind on a mechanical make a significant difference should add the variable of mechanical broadheads. That said, I normally hunt with mechanicals.