- Mar 6, 2008
This is a thread for discussion of the article, A Look At Steel Targets, By The 6.5 Guys. Here you can ask questions or make comments about the article.If you're in the over 30 crowd, you remember a time where steel targets were more of a niche item. Unless you had access to a silhouette range, you shot at paper targets and correlated the placement of shots based on environmental and shooter performance variables. If you had a spotter or somebody in the target pits to score each shot you had a decent feedback loop. However, if you were shooting on your own you did your best to make improvements based on this delayed feedback loop. Those craving a more instant feedback loop could leave the square range and shoot at a variety of junk targets (cans, bottles, appliances, old cars, etc.). Besides the safety issues associated with shooting at junk, you would quickly run out of targets and were left with a big mess to clean up. Read More...