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Old 04-03-2011, 12:31 AM   #1
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Default Self resetting target for .223?

Anyone have luck making or buying a self resetting target for the .223? I have been looking at some do-all tagets but the reviews seem to be mostly bad. I am sure I could weld one together however i'm not sure what kind of steel to use, anyone have experience with these?

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Old 04-03-2011, 12:37 AM   #2
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What kind of target are you looking to make/buy? A spinner? A staged knock down?

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Try these..

TARGET-203 - Reactive "Dancing Ball" Bouncing Target Orange Self-Healing Target Do All Outdoors

TARGET-200 - Reactive "Hot Box" Bouncing Target Orange Do All Outdoors Self-Healing Target Do All Outdoors

TARGET-031 - Brew Self Healing Reactive Targets Do All Outdoors Use with .22 to .50 Calibers

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I was thinking a simple spinner target, I assume something like AR500 would give me the best durability?

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I could make you some simple spinners that would easily handle 223. If you wanted to get fancy I could put them on bearings.

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AR500 would be fine. I would also use a minimun of 1/2" plate.


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Thanks for the help in steel selection I thought I was on the right track but I wasn't sure.

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I could make you some simple spinners that would easily handle 223. If you wanted to get fancy I could put them on bearings.
Damn skully tell me more about these targets you make.
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Damn skully tell me more about these targets you make.
I haven't made any but I could if folks were interested. The biggest problem is that I don't have a place where I can test them, never messed with steel plate and I'm not sure how the bullets respond to them. I don't want a stray round.

I could do pistols without a problem though.
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More to choose from here, or this. Oh, just go here and get it over with.

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