Target practice

Discussion in 'The Basics, Starting Out' started by Leon, Jul 18, 2005.

  1. Leon

    Leon Member

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    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?

    Cheers in advance
    Leon
     
  2. MachV

    MachV Well-Known Member

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    I prefer prairie dogs /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gifBe warned though they are very addicting.I've spent thousands ridding the prairie of these little devils,they keep makeing more /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif
     

  3. sniper2

    sniper2 Well-Known Member

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    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!
     
  4. Dave King

    Dave King Well-Known Member

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    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.
     
  5. 4ked Horn

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

    Jerry
     
  7. Sasquatch

    Sasquatch Well-Known Member

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    very entertaining post 4ked
     
  8. 4ked Horn

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    You know when the boss says "OK guys, lets give it 110%." Well, that is what that extra 10% looks like.

    Glad you liked it.