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Jack Whitmrie jr 29-Mar-21
smarba 29-Mar-21
Scoot 29-Mar-21
Jack Whitmrie jr 29-Mar-21
Matt 29-Mar-21
Scoot 29-Mar-21
Glunt@work 29-Mar-21
t-roy 29-Mar-21
t-roy 29-Mar-21
Jaquomo 29-Mar-21
Jack Whitmrie jr 30-Mar-21
29-Mar-21
Bought bullheads ,tuned to shooting out of my Slow nocam set at 55lbs. But these bullheads aren't very sharp, how do you gals/guys touch them up? I been using a RADA sharpener but they could still be better. Thanks for your help??

From: smarba
29-Mar-21

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Creative use of greenery to hide the "lop"
smarba's embedded Photo
Creative use of greenery to hide the "lop"
I have never touched mine up and lopped turkey necks no problem. I seriously believe if you whacked a turkey neck with a completely unsharpened (flat) Bullhead blade it would still kill the bird instantly from the shock alone...

From: Scoot
29-Mar-21
I'm an advocate for razor sharp broadheads. That being said, what Carl said above is totally spot on- they'll lop a turkey head off with no problem just as they are when they come from the factory.

29-Mar-21
AS I said I shoot a slow like bow for turkeys and 55lbs you think it is enough to lop a head?

From: Matt
29-Mar-21
You just need to break the neck, not necessarily lop the head off. I have no direct experience with Bullheads but if ever there was a situation where I would be less concerned about a dull BH, this would be it.

From: Scoot
29-Mar-21
My son has completely decapitated a couple birds with a 40 pound draw and a short draw length. You will be totally fine.

I think bullheads really shine for lower poundage setups. They work fine with poundage down to around 30 and importantly they remove the difficulty of knowing exactly where to aim. Often youth archers (who usually shoot lower poundage) struggle with exactly where to aim and aiming for the head and neck makes it a lot more clear.

From: Glunt@work
29-Mar-21
Blades could be in backwards and would work fine.

From: t-roy
29-Mar-21
Agree with others, better to be sharp, but Bullheads more often put the bird down by breaking it’s neck. That being said, I had a first for me with a Bullhead 100gr. head this weekend. I’ve killed probably 15-20 birds with them, and bounced a few less than perfect shots off their chests. I hit one of the birds I killed in Nebraska last week, above and to the right of his beard, and the bullhead exited in front of his right thigh. He was quartering hard to me at about 7-8 yards, and the arrow stayed in him, but was sticking out the exit hole about 2”. He went right down and died very quickly. It did break one blade off. I was shooting 70 lbs.

From: t-roy
29-Mar-21

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Hard to see in this pic.

From: Jaquomo
29-Mar-21
All of the above. I fine tune the edges with a diamond stick, and have killed multiple birds with the same blades after touch up.

30-Mar-21
Thanks for all the replies :)

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