September 26th, 2009, 12:38 PM
G5 Striker vs. Montec
Is there a difference in flight between the 2. Also, do the G5 Montec practice heads fly the same as the Strikers and Montecs? I like the looks of both heads but like the ability to replace the blades with the Strikers. If the Montecs practice heads fly the same as the Strikers I would buy some.
September 26th, 2009, 12:43 PM
I have seen them fly the same, and I have seen them fly a little different. I would say, worst case scenario, they will be pretty close.
September 26th, 2009, 12:59 PM
the montecs out of every bow i have ever shot them through shoot low, the strikers always shoot spot on, I like the durability of the montecs but the strikers are very durable as well, i personally shoot only strikers and striker magnums!
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September 26th, 2009, 01:22 PM
Originally Posted by BowRod
Here is what I have found. The G5 Montec and Striker needed to be tuned differently in both of my hunintg bows.
The Montec Practice heads flew about the same as my Montecs, but I was having difficulty getting all of my Montecs to shoot consistently past 40 yards (this is a tuning issue that I discovered when I missed a 6x6 elk at 60 yards. I missed about 8" left in front of the shoulder. When I got back to camp, I shot the arrow and it was 8" left every time. Two of my other arrows were dead on and the others were about 4-6" left (no it was not my grip, pulling the shot etc.). These were easily reproduced results. The next day I took one of the arrows that was shooting straight and drilled a grouse at 40 yards.
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September 26th, 2009, 01:31 PM
I've shot both and they fly the same. I went with the Strikers only because they were quieter in flight. The Montecs were kinda noise.
September 26th, 2009, 01:43 PM
I shot both, and like the striker,,,fly's better, don't have to sharpen it...scary sharp...
September 26th, 2009, 09:25 PM
September 26th, 2009, 09:31 PM
near about sharp enough to shave with while there still in the package!!!!
Originally Posted by adventuregeorge
September 26th, 2009, 09:50 PM
I bought the montechs this year and love the way they shoot. As for as the sharpness that depends on how sharp you want to go. I have just sharpened mine and they are scary sharp, if you do not believe me I can show you my left arm where I test them. From my wrist to half way to my elbow there is no hair.
September 26th, 2009, 10:02 PM
Love the Strikers...they are without a doubt my favorite broadhead.
September 26th, 2009, 10:08 PM
Just depends do you want a one piece broadhead or not ? No big deal
they both get the job done !
September 27th, 2009, 12:57 AM
You got that right. These thing are very sharp, fly straight and quiet. My favorite broadhead. I shot the montecs for a few days and took them back. Not as sharp as strikers and they made a lot of noise. Not to mention they shot low.
Originally Posted by adventuregeorge
September 27th, 2009, 01:21 AM
I prefer the Strikers. Scary sharp right out of the box and with the ability to replace the blades, works for me.
September 27th, 2009, 01:32 AM
Strikers for life! Here is a Eland I shot on Friday morning, you can see the tell tail triangle hole that a striker makes. If it looks like there is no blood its because I shot the Eland on the shoulder and there is a lot of meat so the hole tends to close up. The Eland was shot through the heart all the bleeding was internal and the Eland did not run further than 40 yards.
September 27th, 2009, 05:47 AM
I shoot bow heads and they fly the same out of my rig. Also leave a nice blood trail as well. Montecs are not sharp as the stryker's though.
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September 27th, 2009, 06:10 AM
Strikes are ver sharp. They fly pretty good with Blazers but I've seen a few other heads fly better. Normally with in an inch of where you aim but they do not have the classic spin in flight I like. Shooting a 2" spot ay 20 yards is not a problem. I just want my broadheads to do that a 40...just in case.
September 27th, 2009, 06:20 AM
Never shot the Montecs but I have shot the Striker Mags 125's. Out of a well tuned bow/arrow they hit right with my field points. Pretty impressive for a bh that has a 1 1/2" cut. I shot them into my target several times and the blades were still sharper than alot of bh new and they were used when I got them. Go figure.
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September 27th, 2009, 09:47 AM
Thanks for the replies everyone! Has anyone tried the Montec Pre-season to see how they shoot compared to the Strikers? You see where I'm going with this...I'm thinking of getting the pre-season Montect to practice with and saving the Stikers for hunting only. If the pre-season heads don't fly the same, I'll not waste $$ on them and just buy another pack of Strikers.
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