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Broadheads are used primarily for hunting big game. There are three basic types of broadheads: fixed blades, removable blades, and mechanical (expandable) blades. All broadheads, regardless of type, must be sharp, durable, and matched to your equipment and the size of game being hunted. Blades must be sharpened after each practice and prior to going into the field to hunt.

Broadhead Wrench

Use a special wrench to screw on broadheads. This device covers the blades while a broadhead is being tightened on an arrow. If a wrench isn't used, the slightest slip can cause a serious cut.

A Simple Method for Testing Broadhead Sharpness

Simple method for testing broadhead sharpness