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Old 11-29-2012, 10:09 PM   #11
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If you welded the plates to pipe that would fit over your bar stock, your target would spin around the bar stock and still give you the clang. This would make it possible to use larger round with less damage to targets.

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Old 11-30-2012, 07:55 AM   #12
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I've been using a real estate sign frame with a mud flap from a big truck cut to size.The mud flap will take hundreds of shots or more,and are easy to find for free.Just drive around a truck stop and you can usually find a few on the ground.Cheap and effective for paper targets.For steel I picked up several pieces of 1.5" steel plates of different sizes.The biggest is about 18x24 inches,about right for the vital area of an elk. The others are 18x12" and 9"round,about right for a deer and a coyote.I welded chain to the sides of each and hang them from a frame of 4x4 lumber.I keep a couple of repair links in my shooting box for when my buddies hit the chain.

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