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Old 07-18-2005, 01:40 AM
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Target practice

Hi All, my question is this what do you shoot at for practice at say 4>500 yards? I have heard people using gongs and all sorts what do you recommend?

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Leon
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Old 07-18-2005, 03:53 AM
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Re: Target practice

I prefer prairie dogs [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]Be warned though they are very addicting.I've spent thousands ridding the prairie of these little devils,they keep makeing more [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif[/img]
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Old 07-18-2005, 06:17 AM
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Re: Target practice

Mach V is correct the p'dogs would be fun I don't have them in my area we use 12oz cans filled with water.Started with galon jugs then half galon jugs now 12oz cans hits are consistent unless there is erratic wind!
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Old 07-18-2005, 10:50 AM
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Re: Target practice

I prefer a gong or large metal "iron maiden". I don't need to worry about the round skipping off to bounce around the countryside as the gong pretty much makes them powder.

Abrasion resistant steel is good, 3/8th inch AR500 (about 500 Brinnel) can still be holed by a fast moving bullet.
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Old 07-18-2005, 11:36 AM
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Re: Target practice

This, or this, or this here, or even this might help but not this, or this, and certainly not this.

Yep, just ignore those last three links. But the first four have some good stuff on gongs and other steel targets.
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Old 07-18-2005, 09:07 PM
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Re: Target practice

Steel swinging gongs and clay pigeons. No PD's for me

Jerry
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Re: Target practice

very entertaining post 4ked
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