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Turkey guillotine

Unread postby dan » Wed Mar 31, 2010 10:44 am

Anybody using turkey guillotines or similar heads? How have they worked?


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Re: Turkey guillotine

Unread postby muddy » Wed Mar 31, 2010 1:03 pm

I've killed two birds with them, they work great for shots under 15 yards. I sold mine because they are a PITA to carry around.
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Re: Turkey guillotine

Unread postby Spysar » Wed Mar 31, 2010 1:20 pm

I don't like re tuning my bow for special broadheads. Plus you can't shoot through mesh with them. It is cool seeing the vids from the guys that use them, but I'll stick to the same exact fixed heads I use for deer.
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Re: Turkey guillotine

Unread postby Ack » Wed Mar 31, 2010 5:47 pm

I have used them and Bullheads, but still have not taken a bird with them.....maybe this year!
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Re: Turkey guillotine

Unread postby WiBowhuntress » Thu Apr 01, 2010 3:06 am

I hunt on the run alot of times...and if I end up in the woods, I would be a little leary of using them due to the foliage. I stick to my regular broadheads.
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Re: Turkey guillotine

Unread postby lungbuster » Thu Apr 01, 2010 7:36 am

The range is too limited with giullotines, I use a standard cut on contact fixed blade, although I have toyed with the idea of a big expandable for turkeys.
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Re: Turkey guillotine

Unread postby Sam Ubl » Thu Apr 01, 2010 8:00 am

Would make for dynamite film footage, but a terrible mount ;)
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Re: Turkey guillotine

Unread postby muddy » Thu Apr 01, 2010 8:07 am

Giant expandables are where it's at for turkeys. I use Rocket Hammerheads, they are 3 bladed and have a 2 inch cut.

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Re: Turkey guillotine

Unread postby dan » Thu Apr 01, 2010 8:26 am

Just checking... I can see they wouldn't work for me cause I "run & gun" most hunts and there is no blind and 15 yard or less shots are not the norm. I generally shoot 20 to 30 yards.
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Re: Turkey guillotine

Unread postby MOBIGBUCKS » Wed Apr 07, 2010 12:18 pm

I use them exclusively. I personally don't use or believe in body shots; I don't like tracking birds. As far as the range is concerned....I have killed birds at 30 yards with head shots. They work very well, but you have to be dedicated to tuning your bow to using them.
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Re: Turkey guillotine

Unread postby Arrowbender » Wed Apr 07, 2010 2:57 pm

I've killed two strutters w/ them. They're cool. One was under 2 yrds. and one was 17 yrds. Last year I had one catch my sight at full draw and I couldn't shoot. Yea ! I was pissed.
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I don't retune for them and carry an expandable for longer shots and running and gunning.


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