What Are Good Broadheads For Crossbows

Do I need special broadheads for a crossbow?

Regular broadheads will work just fine with a crossbow. The only thing to consider is arrow speed. Because crossbows can often shoot faster than a compound, you may struggle to create consistent groups using broadheads with large fixed blades.

What grain broadhead should I use for crossbow?

Utilizing the shorter and lighter arrows of the crossbow, broadheads should weigh 90 to 125 grains. Heavier heads put the balance point too far forward on the arrow, causing it to come out of the bow front-heavy. Lighter heads put the balance point too far back on the arrow, making it back-heavy.

Is there a difference between crossbow broadheads and regular broadheads?

First, crossbow broadheads have larger cutting diameters. This is because the shape of the bow makes it more difficult to get the same amount of force behind an arrow as a high-speed rifle or pistol. Also, the blades on crossbow broadheads are typically more curved than those on arrows.

What’s the difference between Rage broadheads and rage crossbow broadheads?

The biggest difference is in the base ferrule diameter; the standard measures . 320″ and the crossbow measures . 350″. Crossbow broadheads will work better out of bows shooting 400+ FPS.

How do I choose a crossbow broadhead?

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Can you shoot fixed blade broadheads in a crossbow?

Paper tuning a fixed-blade broadhead shot from a crossbow is not an option, since most crossbows use a flight rail from which to launch arrows.

Which is better 100 grain or 125 grain broadheads?

Simply put, 100-grain broadheads are not the best choice for most bowhunters. Heads weighing 125 grains or slightly more are superior in almost every way to 100-grain broadheads for hunting, and I’ll tell you why.

Is 125 grain broadhead good for crossbow?

Re: Micro and 125 grain broadheads

As long as your total weight is over 350 grains you should be OK. I would suggest you use the heavier heads, and get heavier arrow inserts, or other arrows to use down the line.

What’s the difference between 100 grain and 125 grain broadheads?

The main difference between 100 and 125 in general is mass. I would say that most off the shelf broadheads come in either 100 or 125, they are the same cutting diameter and durability. Sometimes those can change but mostly they are the same.

How far can you shoot a deer with a crossbow?

Traditionally, 50 yards has been accepted to be the maximum ethical distance for a crossbow shot on a whitetail. However, many people consider the modern day crossbow to be capable of shooting at deer 70, 80, and even 90+ yards.

Can I use compound bow broadheads on a crossbow?

Compound bow broadheads or just any regular broadheads can be used in place of crossbow broadheads. You should always look for your needs and requirement while using a broadhead, any type of broadhead you can shoot properly with your compound bow is going to work fine with a crossbow as well.

Do Rage crossbow broadheads fly like field points?

These are incredible broadheads for hunting. They fly like field points but hit like sledgehammers. The 2 blade design of the Rage Hypodermic broadheads provides a narrow profile in flight, helping to enhance range and accuracy.

Does rage hypodermic work in crossbow?

Designed for use with high speed crossbows, the Hypodermic Crossbow head features High Energy Shock Collars™ for proper blade retention as well as two . 035” razor sharp stainless steel blades and ferrule for increased penetration.

Which Rage Broadhead is the best?

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Will any broadhead fit an arrow?

Registered. Size of broadhead and arrow is no where near as important as field tip fit. Use any broadhead you want.

What is the most accurate fixed blade broadhead for crossbow?

Excalibur Boltcutter – Best Fixed Blade Crossbow Broadhead

The Boltcutter is a beefy 3 blade, 150 grain fixed blade broadhead for crossbows. Excalibur explains the choice of a 150-grain head as a way to improve the accuracy over 300 fps by increasing the front of center balance.

Can you use Muzzy broadheads with a crossbow?

Muzzy Broadheads: not to be used with crossbows.