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    Well, I finally broke down and ordered some Swackers. Have had several people tell me they love them, so I thought I'd give them a try. Now, I've decided to take one of each broadhead I have, and do some penetration tests. Shuttle T-Locks, Slick Tricks, Rage, Wasp Bullets, Thunderhead, and Swacker. Going to put them all through gelatin, then hide and bone in front of gelatin. Figured to do a good test, might as well use a cow shoulder for the bone. Got plenty of them around here. Might take me a couple weeks to get everything done, but I'll post results when I get some.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ehunter View Post
    Well, I finally broke down and ordered some Swackers. Have had several people tell me they love them, so I thought I'd give them a try. Now, I've decided to take one of each broadhead I have, and do some penetration tests. Shuttle T-Locks, Slick Tricks, Rage, Wasp Bullets, Thunderhead, and Swacker. Going to put them all through gelatin, then hide and bone in front of gelatin. Figured to do a good test, might as well use a cow shoulder for the bone. Got plenty of them around here. Might take me a couple weeks to get everything done, but I'll post results when I get some.
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    Sounds good i am interested in what you find!
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    CK, sounds good can't wait for you report. Did the same with Slick Trick Mag 100g, Razo Trick 100g, Phat Heads 100g and G5 Montec 100g. Short but to the point is that the Slick Trick Razor flew the best for me and the G5 hand best penatration. In saying that, I would only use the G5 Montec out to 40(-) yards, would use any of the other (3) heads from 20-80 yards. I want a cut on contact so will using the Slick Trick Razor 100g as the price is also right. Good Luck...
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    Thermo, I would, but I'm done buying broadheads. lol The only reason I went ahead and got the swackers was you can get them on a special. 6 heads for $41 including shipping. Got three of the 1 3/4 cut, and three of the 2" cut. Going to use the 2" cut Swackers, 2 blade Rage, and all heads will be 100 grain. Probably throw in a Magnus Buzzcut as well. Just remembered I have a few. Gonna have to gather quite a few shoulders it looks like. lol
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    2008/12 Firecat 60#--- 2010 Warthog 70#
    2009 Warthog 70#---2009-10-12? Warthog Frankenbow with Nitrous B
    2010 Strother SR-71 65# & 2012 Strother Rush 65#
    2012 Strother SX Rush 60# & 2011 Strother Infinity 70#
    BSD strings and cables

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    Cool Also Just Bought Swhackers

    Ehunter I can't believe it!... I just read your post. I did the same thing! I saw the special that Swhacker is running on their website, and I got the (2-for -1 ) deal myself. I stuck with the 1 3/4" cut. they do look pretty impressive. I am very interested to see how your test comes out. If it is half as good as the youtube videos.......we are both in real good shape!!! good luck. i will keep my eye out for the results.

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