Broadheads 2008

Today's modern broadheads have compact blades that reduce wind planing.

Today's modern broadheads have compact blades that reduce wind planing. These heads fly better -- and at higher speeds -- under a wider range of conditions. Of course, mechanical broadheads are always an accurate option, with a number of advances in how the latest heads open. Since it is the broadhead that ultimately gets the job done, the latest advancements should attract plenty of attention.

Muzzy MX-3 and SG-X

Muzzy MX-3.

muzzy.com '¢ (770) 387-9300

Muzzy SGX.

The MX-3 is Muzzy's version of the compact, fixed-blade broadhead. Compact blades make the head more accurate when shot at higher arrow speeds. The MX-3 has Muzzy's proprietary screw-on point that holds the blades securely from the front, providing a rock-solid attachment. The MX-3 weighs 100 grains and has a 1 1/4-inch cutting diameter. The three blades are .025 inch thick. Muzzy also has a new head for 2008 called the SG-X that is actually a small-game head with a judo-style point and Muzzy's wicked Trocar tip screwed on the front. The SG-X weighs 100 grains.



Muzzy MX-3 | SG-X | Rage Broadheads | Rocky Mountain Blitz | Crimson Talon XT | Grim Reaper Razortip | New Archery Products Nightmare | American Broadhead Buckmasters | Turkey Tearror

Rage 2 Blade.

Rage Broadheads

ragebroadheads.com '¢ (888) 779-0092

Rage sprang onto the scene three years ago with two broadheads that open from the back forward. In other words, on impact the blades sweep forward from their stowed, in-flight position partially contained in the ferrule to their fully deployed position.

Rage 3 Blade.

The word on Rage heads is that they produce a huge entry hole and short blood trails. The 2 Blade version has a 3/4-inch-wide blade profile in flight and opens to 2 inches on impact. It has .035-inch-thick primary blades and a small cutting blade at the tip. The 3 Blade version opens to 1 1/2 inches wide and has .030-inch-thick blades. Both models weigh 100 grains.



Muzzy MX-3 | SG-X | Rage Broadheads | Rocky Mountain Blitz | Crimson Talon XT | Grim Reaper Razortip | New Archery Products Nightmare | American Broadhead Buckmasters | Turkey Tearror

Rocky Mountain Blitz.

Rocky Mountain Blitz

rockymtbroadheads.com '¢ (715) 395-0533

Like Muzzy's MX-3, the Blitz has compact blades that make the head more aerodynamic and, thus, more accurate from a fast bow. The blades actually lean to the side, helping the fletchings to spin the arrow in flight. The body is made from a single piece of stainless steel, allowing for an extremely strong broadhead, and three screws lock the blades in place. The Blitz sports a cutting diameter of 1 1/8 inches and weighs 100 grains.



Muzzy MX-3 | SG-X | Rage Broadheads | Rocky Mountain Blitz | Crimson Talon XT | Grim Reaper Razortip | New Archery Products Nightmare | American Broadhead Buckmasters | Turkey Tearror

Crimson Talon XT

Crimson Talon XT.

spintite.com '¢ (410) 658-9660

Crimson Talon designed the XT with blades that are curved (called Air Foil technology by Crimson Talon) to help spin the head in the same direction as the fletchings. The head also keeps turning on impact, creating a spiral wound channel. This year, Crimson Talon made its main blades thicker -- .024 inch -- for improved durability. The head also features bleeder blades between the primary blades. The XT comes in 100- and 125-grain weights with a cutting diameter of 1 1/4 inches.



Muzzy MX-3 | SG-X | Rage Broadheads | Rocky Mountain Blitz | Crimson Talon XT | Grim Reaper Razortip | New Archery Products Nightmare | American Broadhead Buckmasters | Turkey Tearror

Grim Reaper Razortip

Grim Reaper Razortip.

grimreaperbroadheads.com '¢ (877) 474-6732

Though Grim Reaper also makes the Hades, a compact fixed-blade head, they are best known for their mechanical broadheads, the Razortip and the Razorcut. Of these, the Razortip is the newest. It features a small, triangular cutting blade at the head of the ferrule designed to start penetration with a clean slice upon impact. Like the Razorcut, the Razortip has three blades held forward in flight by a friction retention system before swinging back and opening to 1 3/8 inches on impact. Razortips are available in 75-, 85-, 100- and 125-grain sizes in cutting diameters of 1 1/8 to 1 3/4 inches.



Muzzy MX-3 | SG-X | Rage Broadheads | Rocky Mountain Blitz | Crimson Talon XT | Grim Reaper Razortip | New Archery Products Nightmare | American Broadhead Buckmasters | Turkey Tearror

New Archery Products Nightmare

New Archery Products Nightmare.

newarchery.com '¢ (800) 323-1279

The new Nightmare is a classic example of the modern fixed-blade broadhead. It has compact blades, a strong steel tip that can handle bone hits and offset blades that cause the head to cut through the air and the animal more efficiently on a spinning arrow. The head also has two screws to hold each blade in place. Even if the tip should break off on impact, the blades will not fall out. The Nightmare has a 1 1/4-inch cutting diameter and weighs 100 grains.



Muzzy MX-3 | SG-X | Rage Broadheads | Rocky Mountain Blitz | Crimson Talon XT | Grim Reaper Razortip | New Archery Products Nightmare | American Broadhead Buckmasters | Turkey Tearror

American Broadhead Buckmasters & Turkey Tearror

Buckmasters.
Turkey Tearror.

americanbroadhead.com '¢ (810) 659-1464

The unique aspect of American Broadheads is the way the three replaceable blades go together to produce a cut-on-impact point. The leading edges of the thick blades form the point as the locking collar wedges them into place. Buckmasters are available in85-, 100- and 125-grain sizes and have a 1 1/8-inch cutting diameter. The new Turkey Tearror has a cut-on-impact tip and a cutout in the main portion of the broadhead that limits penetration and causes massive damage to turkeys.



Muzzy MX-3 | SG-X | Rag

e Broadheads | Rocky Mountain Blitz | Crimson Talon XT | Grim Reaper Razortip | New Archery Products Nightmare | American Broadhead Buckmasters | Turkey Tearror

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