Originally Posted by BillS
So far on target my best and longest broadhead is the QUA Exodus 100grain swept blade. Good out to 80yards with it and it's a fixed blade.
I'm not here to plug or put down anybodies broadhead selection. If it works don't fix it, as they say.
When it comes to mechanical broadheads versus fixed blade broadheads, mechanical's can be made to fly well much easier than fixed blade heads.
However that said, that's where the comparison totally ends. I'll repeat what I've already written about many times. There are No Game Big Hunter's that will ever use a mechanical broadhead!!!! Read that and understand it.
We're not talking about big game as in the little animals found on the North American continent. We're talking about large African game animals and others like them.
For that matter, true Big Game Hunters won't use anything other than a two blade fixed broadhead. This is for penetration and strength along with other cutting qualities.
It's not a true a statement that a 3 or 4 blade broadheads will cause more blood loss than a two blade broadhead. That's an old sales statement, but in the end nothing causes more blood loss than a two blade broadhead that creates a massive hole straight threw an animal in or near a vital organ. Bleeder or Cheater blades only add to this hemorrhaging damage.
Instead of arguing or even discussing these topics, take the time and do some research, since it's all available on the internet. Look at what types of equipment are required by law in the different African countries. One of the things you'll learn is that unlike here in the USA there's a minimum arrow weight of 800 grains without broadhead before any guide will even think about taking a client anywhere besides the bathroom. The formula for penetration or Kinetic Energy is Mass Weight x Speed squared equals K.E.
These true Big Game Hunters are the best of the best. They put their lives on the line every time they step out to do a days hunting, so they understand and can afford the best equipment money can buy, to kill effectively.
In the end, you can select and use whatever you prefer, but please don't liter these forums with opinions or bad information about what you think makes a good broadhead. That argument has long since been dispelled and proven by far better men than any of us.