My girlfriend is pulling 40lbs with a 25.5" draw does she have enough power to shoot a 100grain 1 3/8 grimreaper? I know a cut on contact would be better but could she make it work on a whitetail? Anyone here shoot a mechanical with low poundage?
Anything can work under the right conditions. The real question is do you want to chance poor penetration and possibly a lost animal because you chose against a style of broadhead you know will work? My guess here is along with low draw weight and short draw she's probably shooting a light arrow. Those are 3 reasons NOT to use a mechanical. One last thing... Whould you use that set up if you knew you were going to get a shot at a 200" deer? I doubt it.... Don't let her do it if you wouldn't. Happy hunting!
No, she needs a fixed head. A perfect shot would work, but anything else...probably not. The only mech I would even consider would be a steelhead, but that is still out in my opinion. A good fixed head is needed.
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