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Old 06-11-2006, 07:39 PM
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Re: steel plate targets

The intended purpose at 100 yds is as an angled bullet deflector to ground the rounds, not as a perpendicular target as I'm well aware of that danger (but thanks for the warnings).
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Old 06-12-2006, 07:25 AM
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I have 2 of the unit smade by these folks--both are armor plated around the frames so stray bullets do not tear them up---worth every dime we have 1 at 600 and 1 at 1200---lot of fun!!
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The closest I have shot this one is 250y. 30-06,270 win, 243, 7mm RUM just deflect into the dirt with very little steel damage. 3\4" mild steel. 400+y no damage too the steel.
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Old 06-12-2006, 10:37 AM
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I'm cheap. years ago they tore out a bunch of a local rail road tracks. I went down and picked up a lifetime supply of the plates that hold the tracks to the rail road ties. quality steel with a nice ring for swinging targets.

For your needs I would buy 1/2 plate and make a deflection box filled with wet sand for a bullet trap
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Boss Hoss, I recently had a chance to shoot on a bunch of targets from that supplier, they worked great. The animal targets are realistic, you can even get the deer with a swing-away lung area, returns after the hit. Same for the heart. Clever and well made. We painted over the life-like colors, made them albinos so we could see the hits.
The hanging 10" plates were very good targets, easy to setup and stoodup to an amazing amount of punishment. Keep them out 3-400 yards and longer and they will last forever.
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Old 06-13-2006, 07:46 AM
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Re: steel plate targets

Ian---VERY good people to work with as the 1200 yard target I ordered is just the basic round rod frame holding the target. For a very nominal charge he put a thin plate of armor around the rod to protect it! Not nearly as big (frame and armor) as the target we use at 600 but I love the product and I am about as pickey as they come on this kind of stuff!! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
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