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I've heard that using an expandable head for turkeys is a bad idea and I was just wondering if anyone uses an expandable to kill a.turkey and your luck with them. Im using G5 Teken 2's and shooting a Hoyt Alphaburner shooting 311fps with my hunting setup if it helps any.
 

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I'd be willing to say probably 90% of the guys who are serious about turkey hunting with a bow either use a mechanical or one of the head chopper broadheads like the Bullhead from Magnus.

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that's what I use GobblerGetters. Awesome on turkeys. Have taken several birds with this head. Give em a try.
 

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Large expandables work amazing. The rocket buck blasters work great as well. I am also a fan of the bullhead. I always carry 3 rocket hammerheads and 2 bullheads with me during each sit. You never know when you need a follow up shot.
 

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Ill have to check them out bud thanks.
 

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Shot this with a Rage 3 blade expandable

I used a rage 3 blade put a tom down last spring no problem, and year before last i used a Grim Reaper razor tip on another tom.. ... Once you try them i think you will like them..
 

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I have killed my first 4 archery turkeys with rage 2 blades, all body shots, all died within sight.
 

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I would like to try and use an all around broadhead for both deer and turkeys. The place I hunt is loaded down with both and I don't wanna worry about switching arrows or anything if I have a tom come strolling in on me. I was thinking the reapers would be a good choice. Also I've heard some horror stories with the 3blade rages. Don't know why but those are what I was gonna use but steered away from them.
 

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I used a rage 3 blade put a tom down last spring no problem, and year before last i used a Grim Reaper razor tip on another tom.. ... Once you try them i think you will like them..
Nice... congratulations that's my goal this year.
 

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Nothing at all wrong with Rage heads for turkeys. Maybe this will convince you how well they work.....

 

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I shoot the exact same setup for deer an turkeys. Fixed vpa terminator. Limit your shots to under 20 yards and learn the anatomy of the bird so you know where to aim. A good blind an quality decoys are a lethal combo. Last yr between my buddy and I we arrowed 8 longbeards (spring an fall) all with fixed heads an farthest was 13 yards. All birds died inside 25 yards. Tune your bow an any fixed can fly as good as mechanical. That's jus my thoughts many guys swear by mechanicals for Turks and that's ok by me but I have had a few bad experiences which shy's me away from them
 

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I would like to try and use an all around broadhead for both deer and turkeys. The place I hunt is loaded down with both and I don't wanna worry about switching arrows or anything if I have a tom come strolling in on me. I was thinking the reapers would be a good choice. Also I've heard some horror stories with the 3blade rages. Don't know why but those are what I was gonna use but steered away from them.
cant go wrong with the 2" reapers on turkey or deer
 

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Don't know what kind of horror story you heard from Rage three blade, but we have killed a whole bunch of deer and hogs with them and they did very well. The Reaper works great on deer as well. I really like the 3 blade Rage, but you really have to be careful with them Rage heads, the blades will always pop open if you bump something with them while your arrow is nocked. As far as turkeys, couldn't tell you much about that, but overall accuracy will be better with the mechs.
 

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I'm a Rocket man. I've used Rocket Sidewinders, Hammerheads, Wolverines and Miniblasters. All have been very lethal on both Turkeys and deer, and I wouldn't hesitate to try them if I were you. They don't get much recognition, but they are well priced and do the job. I've switched around and experimented with other broadheads, both fixed and mechanical, and I always go back with Rocket.
My very favorites are the Hammerheads and Sidewinders for both species.
 

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Thanks for all the good info.guys... looks like rage and the reapers are the way to go. Im pretty new to turkey hunting so this has helped alot. Thanks guys ill put this info.to work.
 

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I have had great success with the Grim Reapers. Think I'm going to give the Turkey Tom O Hawks a try this year just for grins and giggles.
 
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