GUN Anyone have any experience with these?

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  1. Bigsnake

    Bigsnake OT Supporter

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    Was wondering if anyone has ever used any of these targets?

    The range I belong to doesn't want you using steel reactive targets and if you do, then they have to be at 50 yard+ and you can only shoot them with a .22LR. I'm really wanting to get some reactive targets to shoot at though.

    Here is a link to their webpage: http://www.newboldtargets.com/nbweb/
     
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    mtnbike4522 CelicaTech.com

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    looks like they might be cool.
     
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    I use steel plates with frangible rounds. They fire the same, but don't ricochet all over the place. I've used them as close as 5 yards, no issues.
     
  4. oakie

    oakie my ninja.

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    agreed. we started using frangible rounds for steel at a local indoor range. the only problem is the current ammo isnt nearly as accurate as jacketed lead rounds. it starts to show its accuracy problems on 6" and smaller targets at 50 feet.

    the polymer targets listed seem to be a good idea, but probably dont give off that tell-tale "gong" when hit. but i guess the audible isnt needed with a lightweight target that will respond to most all ammo shot at it. the audible on steel helps to ascertain if your loads are too wimpy to kick the target, especially with pepper poppers.

    i started using a polymer cube, about 5". we just toss it down range, then shoot at it... it jumps around on every hit to help keep you on your toes. usually travels around 5-6 feet upon impact with 9mm or larger handgun rounds.
     
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    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    Using sound is a crutch
     
  6. oakie

    oakie my ninja.

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    not if you hit the target but the round doesnt have the energy to knock the target down.

    but of course i wouldnt expect a range troll to understand this. :hsugh:

    oops, i forgot. you took one basic defensive handgun course, so you know everything there is to know about guns. :mamoru:
     
  7. Bigsnake

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    Cool, I might give some of these a try soon.
     
  8. Brian Fantana

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    Yes and of course anything and everything below 45 is a pussy caliber...:rofl:
     
  9. A different source for plastic-y targets is www.TDIarms.com.
    They call it a 'Self Healing Target' [they're an Israeli company], but it is, basicly, a silhuette target setup made of a plastic similar to the stuff used by Newbold.
     

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