Flat stone sharpening fixed blade broadheads

TheCougar

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I'm changing broadheads and I want to be able to resharpen the head and blades. I already have a DMT diamond plate and 1000,3000, and 5000 grit shapton sharpening stones. So the question: what broadheads can I resharpen on flat stones? (Resharpen the entire broadhead with blades installed). The ones that I know of are wac em, G5 montecs, and vpa. What others? I'm specifically curious about the qad exodus, amongst others.
 

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Montecs, Hellrazors, & VPA come to mind.

With the Wac'em and Exodus, just remove the blades and sharpen. Allows for a steeper blade angle = sharper but dulls easier.
 

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If you get a broadhead blade holder like a kme you can sharpen most any removable blade on a flat stone.
 
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If you get a broadhead blade holder like a kme you can sharpen most any removable blade on a flat stone.

That isn't what I am looking to do, unfortunately. Too complicated and I'm too cheap. I just want to run them on the bench stones and be done with it.
 
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Montecs, Hellrazors, & VPA come to mind.

With the Wac'em and Exodus, just remove the blades and sharpen. Allows for a steeper blade angle = sharper but dulls easier.

I thought you could leave the blades in the wac em and sharpen the entire thing when it is put together. It sounds like I need to remove the blades from the exodus... so it isn't possible to sharpen the exodus with the blades installed?
 

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Your options are limited then to two blade heads or three bladed heads with a wide poor angle like three bladed VPA.
 

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A tip;
i finish mine with light strokes from a chock stick after putting them on a flat stone....the best strategy I've found to get them crazy sharp.

Then you get the advantage of the tougher bevel along with the sharpness of the skinny bevels- Thumbs up!
 
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A tip;
i finish mine with light strokes from a chock stick after putting them on a flat stone....the best strategy I've found to get them crazy sharp.

Then you get the advantage of the tougher bevel along with the sharpness of the skinny bevels- Thumbs up!


What broadheads are you sharpening/using?
 

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For Exodus, I can get away with keeping the blades on and either using a flat stone or even a cheap Lansky "pull through" type of sharpener.
 

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I'm changing broadheads and I want to be able to resharpen the head and blades. I already have a DMT diamond plate and 1000,3000, and 5000 grit shapton sharpening stones. So the question: what broadheads can I resharpen on flat stones? (Resharpen the entire broadhead with blades installed). The ones that I know of are wac em, G5 montecs, and vpa. What others? I'm specifically curious about the qad exodus, amongst others.

I had some Magnus snuffers that i used the same flat stones to sharpen.
 

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The VPA 3 blades sharpen easy on a flat stone . Great heads and company. The only 3 blade heads I use. There is a link on the VPA websight showing the basic push forward technique on the flat stone. I would think any durable 3 blade head could be sharpened using the same technique. For 2 blade heads I just match the edge angle with either a spyderco sharp maker or a clamp type system .
 

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Iron Will broadheads can be sharpened with a flat stone, with or without removing the blades. We recently made a video of this and will post it soon.
 
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