We offer steel target stands including the Angle Iron – Rock Solid Base and Rock Solid Base – 2×4 . The targets may also be hung using a our hooks and hangers available here. Customers also have used saw horses and plumbing pipe to make cheap stands.
We have found AR500 grade steel to work great for both center fire handgun and rifle. Lower grades of steel can be dangerous and do not last as long.
AR500 steel is a special alloy(varies by mill) of steel that is heat treated to a hardness of 500Bhn, mild steel is more or less melted down cars and is not heat treated. The hardness of mild steel can hardly be compared to AR500, is slightly harder [...]
Yes – AR500 targets work great for rimfire.
The min distance is 100 yards for 3/8” and 1/2” AR500 when using 55gr FMJ out of a 16" barrel with a maximum muzzle velocity of 2800 fps. Keep in mind with 223/5.56 that some loads may be well over 2800 FPS. These loads should be used [...]
We do not recommend shooting any steel core/solid copper bullets at the targets. Depending on the specific caliber they can do a lot of damage, or even shoot through the target. Shoot your steel core/solid copper bullets at paper targets. We do not cover damage due to [...]
We offer Military and first responder discounts. In order to recieve the discount you must send proof of present or past service in order to receive a coupon code. Send information to email@example.com
You could use 1/4" but 3/8" allows you to shoot with much larger rounds and your steel will last longer if those are all you shoot.
Yes – visit our rock solid target stand or 2x4 Leg Bracket.