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Author Topic: Steel Targets  (Read 509 times)

Offline sundowner

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Steel Targets
« on: April 30, 2018, 04:41:45 PM »
I'm wondering how many here shoot steel  targets . In the last 2 mounts I have really got hooked on them , in the past me taking a 200 yard shoot would be on the maybe side of taking it , but after shooting steel targets at both 100 and 200 yards i think that i can now shoot those distances with little trouble . We have a bullseye 10" target with a 3" hole in it with a 4" gong behind the 10" gong and last time at the range I was able to hit the bullseye 7 times in a row with my 6.5 Grendel .  ##$%#1118
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Offline Bearclaw

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Re: Steel Targets
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2018, 05:49:13 PM »
I don't shoot steel targets but it sounds like fun! Just give another dimension to shooting and having fun on the range!
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Offline yari

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Re: Steel Targets
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2018, 07:03:21 PM »
the only steel i ever shot was the spinners i bought for my daughter and her .22. they are fun
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Offline MichiganLouie

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Re: Steel Targets
« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2018, 07:09:46 PM »
I have a couple,about 10" diameter,  but have never set them up.  In fact, one is serving as a lid for my melting pot.  I also have a turkey silhouete, about 8" high.  I got so I could hit it at 35 yds with my Ruger MkII.

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Offline MI_Bowhunter

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Re: Steel Targets
« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2018, 07:46:44 PM »
I do not do it often but there is something really satisfying about hearing the gong, esp at longer distances.
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Offline notsams

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Re: Steel Targets
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2018, 06:43:46 PM »
   I enjoy shooting steel too especially at long range. I paint my steel targets "sunshine" yellow. It really helps to see were the bullets hit.

Offline Madgomer

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Re: Steel Targets
« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2018, 06:45:44 PM »
Something pretty satisfying about hitting a target that reacts in some way, whether it's ringing a plate, spinning, knocking over a bowling pin, exploding an old beer can, or lighting up some Tannerite. 
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