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The aluminum adapters on those broadheads are the weak link,i switched mine to steel ones.
Then just went with the Woodmen elites all one piece steel aftercawhile,they spin great and fly great.
Playing around with some Simmons heads this Summer to see if i like em.
I honestly wasn't thinking about going the Woodsman route, but since I'm planning to upgrade bows next winter/spring I didn't want to drop a lot of money on heads only to find out maybe I'm not shooting that weight head next year. I shot the Woodsman for a while yesterday and they do fly like darts, no doubt about that. If they perform well for me this year I might be inclined to do what you did and jump to the elites.
 
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So we continually have groundhog issues with them trying to den under our shed. At least I think they are issues, my wife...not as much. I've been patiently waiting all summer to have a backyard crack at one with the recurve when I was home alone, and yesterday was finally the day. I checked out the window, light rain was falling, and I saw the smaller of the two out eating between the shed and our driveway. I grabbed the recurve and an old arrow (from my original shaft test kit) with a Hex blunt and went to work. I went out the front door and knew if I hurried I could use the light rain and its location to get in range. When I reached the driveway, I could use a large shrub as cover between the groundhog and me to cut the distance. Usually the damn things will scatter for the shed as soon as they hear any noise. I got to the shrub and eased into a spot where I had a shooting window and just had to wait for Chuck to move slightly left into my lane. As it did, I started to draw and he looked up. I paused, he started eating again, and I got back to anchor. He was facing me almost straight on and I was trying to head shoot him. The shot went right under his chin and buried in him. He flopped around for a few seconds and I knew he was toast. First trad bow kill!

 
So we continually have groundhog issues with them trying to den under our shed. At least I think they are issues, my wife...not as much. I've been patiently waiting all summer to have a backyard crack at one with the recurve when I was home alone, and yesterday was finally the day. I checked out the window, light rain was falling, and I saw the smaller of the two out eating between the shed and our driveway. I grabbed the recurve and an old arrow (from my original shaft test kit) with a Hex blunt and went to work. I went out the front door and knew if I hurried I could use the light rain and its location to get in range. When I reached the driveway, I could use a large shrub as cover between the groundhog and me to cut the distance. Usually the damn things will scatter for the shed as soon as they hear any noise. I got to the shrub and eased into a spot where I had a shooting window and just had to wait for Chuck to move slightly left into my lane. As it did, I started to draw and he looked up. I paused, he started eating again, and I got back to anchor. He was facing me almost straight on and I was trying to head shoot him. The shot went right under his chin and buried in him. He flopped around for a few seconds and I knew he was toast. First trad bow kill!

Giles needs nut pics!😂
 
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This was a good (for me) walk back group today. 10-15-20-30-40. Worst shot was actually the 30 yard shot. The 40 was money.



Finished off my lunch shooting with 4 5-shot groups from my blind chair from 18 yards. 19/20 were in the kill zone, and the one that wasn't was 1/2" low. If the deer ducked at all it was lethal. This was my last 5 from the chair.

 
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