New Broadheads for 2012

New Broadheads for 2012

Here's a look at some of the top new broadheads for 2012 that you'll want to take to the woods with you this fall.

DEEP SIX SYSTEM

New Archery Products teamed up with Easton to develop the exclusive Deep Six insert and broadhead system for Easton\'s new ultra micro-diameter Injexion shafts. NAP is offering four models in its new Deep Six lineup -- the Spitfire Maxx, BloodRunner 2-Blade, Thunderhead Razor and Big Nasty. The Spitfire Maxx (three blades with a 1'‰¾-inch cutting diameter) and BloodRunner (two blades with a 2'‰1⁄16-inch cutting diameter) are mechanical heads, while fixed-blade fans can choose between the three-blade Thunderhead Razor (1'‰1⁄8-inch cutting diameter) and three-blade Big Nasty, which also features a 1'‰1⁄8-inch cutting diameter and super tough, one-piece, over-the-shaft design for perfect arrow alignment and maximum penetration.

MSRP: $39.99 each (per 3-pack)

FROM THE BEST

When bowhunting icon Fred Eichler puts his name on a product, you know it\'s something you can trust. That\'s the case with the Fred Eichler Signature Series Phantom Broadheads from Muzzy. Eichler and Muzzy teamed up to lengthen the blades of the original Phantom design and change the blade angles. The result is an accurate, 150-grain, four-blade broadhead with a 1'Š1⁄8x1-inch cutting diameter. Shooters can also choose a 125-grain, two-blade model. The new Phantoms are designed for use with traditional and compound bows.

MSRP: $39.95 per 3-pack

STILL RAMMING

Ramcat went all-out for 2012 to make improvements on its 100-grain broadheads. Among the upgrades are new, left-hand screws to lock blades into the loaded position with ease, increased Allen sockets on blade screws for easier tightening and an added O-ring that will allow the broadhead to be indexed on the arrow and let it clear the shelf of your bow. Fieldpoint accurate and silent in flight, the broadheads are available in 100 and 125 grains and boast a cutting diameter of 1'‰3/8 inches.

MSRP: $33.49-$34.49 per 3-pack

ALL ABOUT PENETRATION

Vantage Point Archery had added the new Penetrator to its broadhead lineup for 2012. The new, two-blade head is CNC machined just like the company\'s popular three-blade broadheads. The Penetrator is available in 150, 175, 200, 250 and 300 grains and provides traditional archers penetration that simply can\'t be matched by competitors.

MSRP: $43.99-$45.99 per 3-pack

CHANGING THE GAME

Muzzy is taking its time-tested broadhead expertise into the crossbow market in 2012 with the all-new CrossKill. Featuring a 1 3/16-inch cutting diameter, the three-blade head has a stainless steel ferrule. The CrossKill is extremely durable and flies with accuracy that rivals your fieldpoints. It\'s available in 125 and 150 grains and designed to work great with today\'s high-speed crossbows.

MSRP: $34.95 per 3-pack

CREATING HAVOC

For 2012, G5 Outdoors has added the Havoc to its popular broadhead line. The two-blade Havoc is G5\'s first mechanical head to feature Swiss Steel Lutz blades. The blades lock into position using the new Posi-Lock retention system'‰--'‰meaning no O-rings, rubber bands or anything else to create hassle and frustration. Available in 100 and 125 grains, the Havoc has a 2-inch cutting diameter for heavy blood trails.

MSRP: $44.99 per 3-pack

THE GREATEST TRICK YET

The Vipertrick, Slick Trick\'s latest and greatest fixed-blade broadhead, features a two-edge tip that is as strong as a one-piece head. Archers will certainly appreciate the flight pattern that resembles that of a fieldpoints. Other highlights include four-blade slug holes that aid in producing greater blood trails and quicker kills.

MSRP: $29.99 per 3-pack

RUNNIN'™ ON THE EDGE

Mechanical broadhead fans will want to check out the new Edge from Trophy Taker. With its extremely low profile, the broadhead offers the fieldpoint accuracy hunter\'s desire. The Edge\'s 1'‰ 1/2-inch cutting diameter provides large entrance holes and maximum penetration for a quick, clean kill. Other features include a stainless steel tip for stregth and a blade-retention system to prevent accidental deployent in flight or in your quiver. The Edge can also be locked into target mode and shot into your regular practice target without destroying your blades.

MSRP: $44.99 per 3-pack

SWHACK ATTACK

Swhacker is now offering a 100-grain version of its popular broadhead with a 2-inch cutting diameter. The result is huge wound channels, even better blood trails than before and higher probability of a humane kill. The new head features the same unique Swhacker blade design featuring wing blades for great flight and instantaneous opening upon impact for great entry holes. On impact, force on the wing blades will ensure the main blades'‰--'‰which are .032-inch thick'‰--'‰also will be kicked into action. Also offered from Swhacker is a 125-grain broadhead that expands to a 2 1/4-inch cutting diameter.

MSRP: $34.95 per 3-pack

FEELING HOLLOW

Clean Shot Archery has introduced the first Hollow Point Tip Broadhead for maximum penetration. The tip creates a .25-caliber hole upon impact, allowing the blades to penetrate up to 25 percent deeper due to less friction. The blades spin with top-notch accuracy and feature a 1'‰¼-inch cutting diameter. Product is available in 100, 125 or 150 grains.

MSRP: $44 per 3-pack

CX FOR X-BOWS

Carbon Express is looking to take the crossbow world by storm with the introduction of its new broadhead, the XT Dual Blade. With a six-blade construction, the broadhead is able to create a significantly greater wound channel than that of more traditional heads. Greater blood loss, a better blood trail and a faster kill are sure to follow. The XT Dual Blade is 100 grains and features a cutting diameter of 1'‰1/8-inches. The blades are .058-inch thick.

MSRP: $24.95 per 3-pack

TOP OF THE LINE

New for 2012, Slick Trick Broadheads has introduced the 150-grain XBOW Trick for crossbows hunters. The same Mercedes blades found on the popular Magnum will be present on the company\'s latest release. The additional weight and aerodynamic shape will help in stabilizing bolts for top-of-the-line accuracy and speed.

MSRP: $29.99 per 3-pack

EXTREMELY LETHAL

Rage Broadheads is taking its popular Slipcam design to the extreme for 2012 with the new two-blade X-Treme -- the company\'s most lethal broadhead ever. Designed for bowhunters pulling draw weights of 60 pounds or more, the Rage X-Treme features a 2.3-inch cutting diameter for devastating entry wounds and massive blood trails. The Rage X-Treme also features single-bevel main blades for improved bone and tissue cutting, an extreme leading blade honed to surgical sharpness, a sweeping blade angle to maintain kinetic energy and penetrate deeper and a new, larger shock collar for optimal blade retention and deployment.

MSRP: Not Provided

REVOLUTIONIZING THE HUNT

With all the features in Clean Shot Archery\'s Hollow Point Tip comes the new Laser Broadhead. Factory set to be perfectly accurate out to 30 yards, a bow-mounted magnet activates the laser beam when shooters reach full draw. Elevation adjustment is adjustable out to 70 yards depending on the speed of your bow. Product is available in 125 or 150 grains and maximizes your hunting hours at dusk and dawn.

MSRP: $49-$139 per pack

PAIRING IN PROGRESS

Muzzy Broadheads has introduced a product designed strictly to be matched with Easton\'s all-new Deep Six insert system. The DX-3 broadhead is a 100-grain, 3-blade tool that features a tapered ferrule, a modified shank and a slimmer thread. Coupled with Easton\'s Deep Six inserts, the DX-3 produces less wind drag, resulting in increased accuracy and deeper penetration. DX-3 broadheads will fit Easton\'s Injexion, Axis and Axis Full Metal Jacket arrows with Deep Six inserts.

MSRP: Not Provided

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