At home range
Not sure the best place to post this. it's not really a range report, so I didn't go there. Hand guns aren't as critical because when shooting level they're into the dirt in 200-300 yards anyway.
but Rifle...those suckers travel!
So... to the point, Who has built an at-home berm for target practice? I'm in contract on a 5 acre piece of land that's long and skinny. I plan to build a small berm in the back, and I'll have an at-home range that's 200-250 yards long.
there are no houses or anything behind it. Just about an acre of woods, then a farmers field, then a creek, and more farmers field. I just want to build a berm to know exactly where my bullets go.
For those of you who have built one, how did you do it? just a pile of dirt? did you build any kind of retention wall out of brick or wood to help build up the height of the dirt without having a pile of dirt that's 20 yards wide? Start with loads of gravel/stone to build it up then cover it with dirt to reduce amount of dirt used and to prevent it from washing away flat within a year?
And finally, anyone have any pics of how you did it?