106 yard kill shot on woodchuck with TAC 15 and Atom broadhead

Discussion in 'PSE TAC 15/15i Crossbow Hunting Forum' started by ADMIN, Apr 15, 2011.

  1. ADMIN

    ADMIN Administrator

    Mar 6, 2008
    This is Len, I moved "deerdewdew"'s post here because it deserves more notice by being in its own thread.

  2. OkieBowie

    OkieBowie Well-Known Member

    Aug 28, 2010
    I did look at and research the Atom about a year ago. Two things came up with regards to the Atom. One was some reports of the Atom not cutting through deer-hide and flesh as well as normal razor blade tips. The other dealt with concerns on the Atom's durability when it came to hitting bone.

    Before I went hunting any deer sized game with the Atom, I would personally want to test a couple of them on a rack of ribs (and if possible a shoulder joint) to see how they held-up and how they cut through. Reason being, the TAC-15 arrows are hitting with some incredible force; force that few non-crossbows can even come close to producing. Thus a broad-head that may hold-up on a 70lb / 300-fps compound bow, may not hold-up at all when shot from a TAC-15 into a medium (or larger) sized game animal.