The "Tiny" Targets Thread

Forums Field Target Field Target Talk The "Tiny" Targets Thread

  • Views : 2434
  • Link

    BitFrost
    Participant
    Member

    I was thinking that this forum could benefit from a collected thread for homemade and bought targets that are a little more creative than the regular pellet trap.
    I know I would be interested in seeing what you guys are throwing pellets towards. :)

    I want pictures in every post, so try your best.

    I like Steelplinkers.com quadrant target, so I tried making it for myself since I have the equipment..

    I mentioned I had equipment but I’m lacking in skill.. I think for the next one, I’ll square instead of trying to have a round target..

     

    Link

    Swing360
    Participant
    Member

    This should be a fantastic thread. Even though I just made a thread about it(the chalk), I will add the chalk target since its new to me as I’m pretty new 

    I only have one shooting session on the chalk, but IT’S FUN! I I shoot from the carriage house at the chalk from short to all the way out to the tree line. After some conversation I will be cutting these down into .25″ .50″ targets and gluing them atop golf tees. 

    Edit: if you look close you can see my foot prints in the field. Haha

    Link

    BitFrost
    Participant
    Member

    Does it make a subtle dust cloud when you hit the chalk, or is it more like an explosion?

    That’s the finished product. I have doubts it will last even 1 tin of pellets thrown at it.

    Link

    Swing360
    Participant
    Member

    Explosion when chalk is hit for sure. I can see the cloud linger at 75yds easily enough too

    Link

    1kshooter
    Participant
    Member

    What an exelent idea for a topic ….I will get some photos up soon and add them to the pile …I really like your quadrant target …I have played around with paint balls for a while and find them very satisfying for the kids also have seen toy soldiers used by airgun friends but I find that a little bit morbid lol
    I plan on makeing some mini sized animal targets out of steel and setting up an obstacle course for the kids and myself to simulate actual hunting ranges and shots!

    Link

    BitFrost
    Participant
    Member

    Awesome, @swing360!
    Looking forward to seeing your targets @1kshooter.
    This is what my target looked like after 8 shots at 40 meters.. Was expecting that or holes:)




    I also have this.. Want to use that steel(waay thicker) and make a more interesting target. Suggestions are very welcome!

     

    Link

    linsfreak
    Participant
    Member

    Favorite paper target. tap on square.

    Link

    Swing360
    Participant
    Member

    BitFrost: Dang! What were you smacking that with? I suppose also, what thickness is that target? You laid some hurting on it! 

    I just picked up some steel plinker targets. I am pretty excited as they are the first ones ive ever had. The squirrel is 1.5 inch upper and a 2 inch lower. The spinners are 1.5 inch center and the outsides are 2.5 inch.  

    Heres what my new steel plinkers look like. Just took the first shots on them before I ran out of light. Very excited with these. I plan on stretching them out to 50 tomorrow. My Krosa didn’t faze them. 

    Lin: that target is GNARLY! What size are those targets?

    Link

    linsfreak
    Participant
    Member

    Hey swing…. All the shooting competions I go to use them. They last a very long time. Good pick bud!

    Link

    BitFrost
    Participant
    Member

    Smackin it with the FX Wildcat .25, Jsb king. Regular, not heavies:)
    1.2 mm steel.

    Link

    Deleted Account

    Here’s one of my homemade targets. I’m still healing from back surgery last month so i go to the basement and tinker around since I can’t go out to my range and shoot yet. I glued some chalk to screws, some 1/2 inch aluminum rods that spin around, and I threw in a wingnut and bolt on the right.

    Link

    BitFrost
    Participant
    Member

    That’s an awesome target @FastEddie! One target for everything:)

    Link

    Swing360
    Participant
    Member

    Yea FastEddie. That target is sweet! all in one shooting gallery. Heal fast and take it slow. The back is a tricky one. 

    Link

    iride
    Spectator
    Spectator

    Pecans on a 2×4 or super glued to string hung in a tree, They explode, and feed the varmints
    Marbles done the same way,
    I got to get me a good camera,
    Mike,
     

    Link

    BitFrost
    Participant
    Member

    Since the quadrant was a flop, I redid the target with some bought spinners.

    Link

    NMshooter
    Participant
    Member

    We had fun reading this post and I think you had fun with the project so I would say it really was a success. Most of my homemade targets have ended in the trash but I had fun “wasting” them!

    Doc

    Link

    Salticon
    Participant
    Member

    Our local Airgun club, (North Florida Shooters Airgunners) had their 3rd annual Turkey shoot today. 20 turkeys on a card, 20 pellets only, only complete body shot counted. 
    1st place 13/20, FWB P70
    2nd place 11/20 BSA R10
    3rd place 8/20 FWB P70
    4th place 8/20 Walther LG300
    5th place (do know score) AA s500

    very small turkeys… 25m/28yards

    https://goo.gl/photos/EZK11zLJrPApL5ki9
    https://goo.gl/photos/XsxuxJ9p1uGTeyqy9
     

    Link

    Deleted Account

    Added on to my shooting gallery

    Link

    Swing360
    Participant
    Member

    FastEddie: Careful with the tacks! You don’t want to find one the hard way later down the road! I like the addition. 

    Bitfrost: alright, let’s see the aftermath! 

     

    Link

    NMshooter
    Participant
    Member

    FastEddie you are having way too much fun!!! LOL

Viewing 20 posts - 1 through 20 (of 70 total)

You must be logged in to reply to this topic.