Expandable broadhead with chisel tip

  • US 8,986,141 B2
  • Filed: 03/11/2013
  • Issued: 03/24/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/20/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An expandable broadhead for attachment to an arrow shaft, comprising:

  • a ferrule body comprising a nose section and at least one blade recess;

    a chisel tip inserted into the nose section of the ferrule body, the chisel tip comprising a plurality of facets, and a plurality, of tip cutting edges formed at the intersections of the facets of the chisel tip;

    a plurality of blades residing at least in part in the at least one blade recess, wherein the plurality of blades can be configured in a retracted configuration or a deployed configuration; and

    a shock-absorbing retainer, releasably engaged with the plurality of blades, to retain the blades in the retracted configuration until impact;

    wherein each tip cutting edge of the chisel tip is offset from a blade cutting surface of each of the plurality of blades.

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