VPA Terminator Testimonial

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VPA Terminator Testimonial

Postby RickBarbee » Sat Nov 07, 2009 12:08 am

Another Vantage Point Archery Testimonial

This was pig #11 with a single VPA Terminator Broadhead.

Bow - Blackwidow PMAX 68# 64"

Arrow - 675gr 7595 GT Trads.

String - 9 strand Ultracam Flemish Twist.

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These pictures pretty much speak for themselves as to the angle of the shot, point of entry, and point of exit,

but as you can see - the arrow entered back center of the right rib cage, and exited behind the left ear.

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Shot distance - 17 paces.

Right Lung, Heart, Spine, through the back of the Skull, and exited just behind the Left Ear.

This arrow would not have stopped, but upon impact, it rolled the pig up onto his head, and left shoulder which caused the arrow to dig dirt, and stop.

Recovery distance - approximately 26 inches, and 10 seconds from the point of impact to Total, Still, Stone Cold, Dead.

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Re: VPA Terminator Testimonial

Postby Hutch » Sat Nov 07, 2009 11:48 am

Rick, man I'm lovin those 200 gr non vented that I picked up.


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Re: VPA Terminator Testimonial

Postby RickBarbee » Sat Nov 07, 2009 9:17 pm

Figured I would add the hero pic.

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Re: VPA Terminator Testimonial

Postby TradRag » Sat Nov 07, 2009 9:25 pm

Finally!! iPhone took forever to load.

Great pics!! That is awesome! Where are the first 10 harvest? :lol:

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Re: VPA Terminator Testimonial

Postby RickBarbee » Sat Nov 07, 2009 9:36 pm

TradRag wrote:Finally!! iPhone took forever to load.

Great pics!! That is awesome! Where are the first 10 harvest? :lol:

Me and Lance need to get out there and help you.


It's gonna happen brother. Probably sometime soon after the first of the year. I'm gonna have this place all to myself by then.

I'm sure Lance told you about the other 10, or maybe not, but lets just say, they were a little shy of camera worthy. :lol:

I told ya - I have declared war on these nasty boogers. ;)
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Re: VPA Terminator Testimonial

Postby Cam » Sun Nov 08, 2009 3:33 pm

I've been thinking about picking up a couple of these. Who's selling them?

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Re: VPA Terminator Testimonial

Postby Hutch » Sun Nov 08, 2009 7:57 pm

i gotta couple i'll sell ya ;)


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Re: VPA Terminator Testimonial

Postby Cam » Mon Nov 09, 2009 8:42 pm

Hutch wrote:i gotta couple i'll sell ya ;)


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What weights and how much? And why you selling them??? Didnt you just get em?

You'll have to meet me for a hog hunt to get your money though, Hutch!

BTW, new guy at work has 1000acres over by Bokoshe overrun with hogs. Said he dont mind if me and some friends wanna come in and hunt, as long as it aint during the deer or turkey seasons. I told him I think I could oblige.

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Re: VPA Terminator Testimonial

Postby Hutch » Tue Nov 10, 2009 3:22 pm

will do


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Re: VPA Terminator Testimonial

Postby Greywolf » Thu Nov 12, 2009 12:30 pm

Rick..

How close to the 3:1 ratio is the Terminator?
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Re: VPA Terminator Testimonial

Postby RickBarbee » Thu Nov 12, 2009 2:57 pm

Greywolf wrote:Rick..

How close to the 3:1 ratio is the Terminator?


From what I understand it is 3:1. If it ain't it is so close you can't tell.
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Re: VPA Terminator Testimonial

Postby Greywolf » Fri Nov 13, 2009 2:07 am

I'll have to check it out. One thing is most of the heads are on the heavy side right? lightest being about 160gr and that's a glue on?
What shafts do you use? or are the most commonly used? wood?
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Re: VPA Terminator Testimonial

Postby RickBarbee » Sun Nov 15, 2009 11:54 pm

Greywolf,

that is correct. The 160gr is the lightest, and it is a glue on.

I am using the lightest screw in which is 175gr, 1 1/8th cutting diameter, and I am shooting them on 7595 GT Trads cut to 30.75".

I'm adding 60gr to that using the GT weight system for a front load of 235gr not counting the insert.
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Re: VPA Terminator Testimonial

Postby Greywolf » Mon Nov 16, 2009 12:44 am

I just looked at the Terminators on the site, kinda figger I'll keep with my snuffers for a couple reasons, biggest is I only pull #53 at my draw length, I use the 7595s at 30.5 inches and my arrow does ok with the speed, I'm afraid too much weight will slow it down too much and I'll get poor penetration. I noticed your shooting #68..... big #15 difference there.

Other is cost factor, little to much for me, probably works out same in the long run, being able to reuse them and all.
But, me being me, ( new toys and all) I'll probably swap or drop some money on 3 just to see what they will do with my set up. Know anyone who shoots a lower poundage setup like mine? Like to see...how it does in theirs.
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Re: VPA Terminator Testimonial

Postby Hutch » Mon Nov 16, 2009 9:45 am

Mark, they're gonna add a few lighter weight heads for 2010

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Re: VPA Terminator Testimonial

Postby Greywolf » Mon Nov 16, 2009 12:31 pm

I do have my first longbow I designed and built 15 yrs ago, it's #53@28 so maybe #56-57 at my draw, that might be something to consider. But then again, I've Snufferized a couple 3-4 hundred hogs so it's a proven head for me in the last 10-12 years.

I'll keep an eye out for them, like I said, toys !!!!
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Re: VPA Terminator Testimonial

Postby RickBarbee » Wed Nov 25, 2009 10:55 pm

Me, Blackwidow PMA, and VPA Terminator do it again.

This is pig #13 for 2009.

She dropped like a sack a wet cement.

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Entry wound.

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Shot angle.

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Hero Pic.

This is now pig #2 - #13 with the same arrow, and VPA Broadhead.
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Re: VPA Terminator Testimonial

Postby Greywolf » Thu Nov 26, 2009 12:13 am

Did the hog spin at the shot? Looks like a treestand(elevated) shot......
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Re: VPA Terminator Testimonial

Postby RickBarbee » Thu Nov 26, 2009 9:04 am

Nope, she didn't spin. Shot her right where I intended to.

I wouldn't shoot a deer that way, but pigs are easy.
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Re: VPA Terminator Testimonial

Postby TradRag » Sun Nov 29, 2009 9:18 pm

Very Nice!
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Re: VPA Terminator Testimonial

Postby mountainrifle » Thu Dec 03, 2009 9:03 pm

rick,
I shoot woodsman elite 175 grain heads, and I love them. I noticed that they loked a lot like the terminators. :?: are they the same? also are the terminators 3:1 ratio?
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Re: VPA Terminator Testimonial

Postby RickBarbee » Sun Dec 06, 2009 7:37 am

Far as I know they are the same, and both made by VPA.
3R just puts their name of preference on them.

Yes on the 3:1 ratio.
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