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Mechanicals vs. fixed blades

What are the major advantages of both types? I know that mechanicals are suposed to shoot closer to what your bow will shoot field tips. Are there any other big differences?

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from what I've seen the

from what I've seen the mechanicals seem to have a bigger cutting diameter, In oregon we can only use fixed blade so i dont have any first hand experiance with mechanical. I wish our law makers would change the laws, I wanna use the NAP blood runners, even if they failed it would still be like a fixed blade with a legal diameter.

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to add to that I havent

to add to that I havent noticed a differnce between my muzzy 3 blades and my field tips. they both fly the same.

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I have used both fixed and

I have used both fixed and mechanical. I used thunderheads which were great. I now use Rage 2 blade which I love even better. They sure leave a nice blood trail.

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