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Bow (Mathews Traverse) is tuned. Centershot at 13/16”. Shooting bullet holes with bare shaft and fletched arrow.

I shot 2 other broadheads, and the other two flew excellent. The Exodus were way off. I tried 2 different Exodus and arrows.

Has anyone experienced this before whether Exodus or any other head? They were right at 10”-12” high and 3” right compared to other heads and field points.
 

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Did you remove the orings? Never had an issue with them but it can happen. Have you spin tested them? Maybe call QAD. All I got good luck.
 

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Did you remove the orings? Never had an issue with them but it can happen. Have you spin tested them? Maybe call QAD. All I got good luck.
I didn’t remove the oring. I did spin test them. Everything spun good. The ST Standards flew with field points from 20-70yds. At 50 yards, the Exodus were HIGH with funky arrow flight. The first Exodus got lodged in the top of my Block target, and it’s still there. The second one grazed the top of the Block going through my back stop. Those two shots were at 50.
 

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Was just going to say the same thing, if you don’t remove that rubber o-ring the flight will be way off
Wow. I feel like a dummy. I didn’t even notice the oring till y’all mentioned it.
 

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If you actually read the instructions it say "remove the O-rings.
Yes, I have read afterwards. I’ve personally never read instructions on fixed blade broadheads. I normally thought they were self explanatory haha, but you live and you learn.
 

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Even after removing the O ring I have found them to be a little finicky. They have not been one of the best flying broadheads for me as someone stated, but they will tune pretty easily. I have found Magnus, Slick Tricks, and Grim Reapers to be some of the best. And before someone says "if your bow is tuned... yadda, yadda, yadda", sometimes you will need to make very minor tweaks to get certain broadheads to fly perfectly even after bareshaft tuning.

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I have had the same issue. Normally with my setup they will fly about 4-6 inch right and a few inches high. I shoot magnus serazor as well and out to 50 yards they're right on.
 

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I shot them again after work without the oring, and the results didn’t change. I now have two Exodus stuck in my Block because of where the hit at the top. I’ll stick with other two. I’m not tuning my bow for one Broadhead.

I do like the design and beefiness, but they do not fly great out of my Traverse. My Tactic seemed to shoot them (different arrow) better. May have to barely adjust my rest 1/32” to the right.
 

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OK OP what two other broad heads? I shoot many different heads because I like to play around with them. I have some Exodus still in the pack and the pack is sealed and I haven't read the instructions yet and haven't even looked closely at them......lol. One question (for anyone) is why does a fixed head have an O ring?

Anyway OP what other 2 heads? That might help figure this out.
 

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OK OP what two other broad heads? I shoot many different heads because I like to play around with them. I have some Exodus still in the pack and the pack is sealed and I haven't read the instructions yet and haven't even looked closely at them......lol. One question (for anyone) is why does a fixed head have an O ring?

Anyway OP what other 2 heads? That might help figure this out.
They say the oring is for shipping purposes. I agree the oring is useless, and it is super tiny.

SlickTrick and Grim Reaper
 

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If you are looking for the "beefiness" of the Exodus but you like the slicktrick...why not try a Tooth of the Arrow? 3 blade like the slicks and hefty like QAD (actually probably more hefty)
 

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Not a slightest problem.
There's QAD Swept in middle and field points left and right.
From 60m distance.


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Not a slightest problem.
There's QAD Swept in middle and field points left and right.
From 60m distance.


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I’m not saying they are issues for everyone. I personally can’t recall MYSELF having a different quality brand Broadhead fly so drastically different from others that I had grouping.

I guess this is the main reason we have so many companies make a product to fit our needs personally.

I’m not wanting to knock QAD either. I have a Mathews Integrate and HDX on my bows. The Exodus just isn’t for me.
 

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I shot them again after work without the oring, and the results didn’t change. I now have two Exodus stuck in my Block because of where the hit at the top. I’ll stick with other two. I’m not tuning my bow for one Broadhead.

I do like the design and beefiness, but they do not fly great out of my Traverse. My Tactic seemed to shoot them (different arrow) better. May have to barely adjust my rest 1/32” to the right.
Chances are the arrow on the Traverse is slightly weaker than the arrow off the Tactic. Could also need a bit more fletching guidance. Are they fletched the same?
 
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