If you are in the market for steel targets, please read this page first.
Choosing a Thickness and Material:
1/4” AR400 Designed to handle centerfire handguns up to 45ACP. The 1/4” AR400 works with 38sp, 9mm, 40S&W and similar calibers. Great for shooters looking for a deal on handgun targets and rimfire targets.
3/8” AR500 Designed to handle magnum handguns and rifles up to 308, also great for 223/5.56, 5.45×39, 7.62×39 and similar. These targets will handle rugged everyday handgun and proper rifle use associated with clubs and training. This is why we at AR500 Steel-Targets choose 3/8″ for all our targets. The 3/8″ AR500 is great for bolt rifles and hand guns without going thicker heavier more expensive steel. These will handle your larger rifles as well as just shoot at 100 yards or further.
The gong style targets work well for most rifle calibers. The targets also work well for handguns. The stand on which the target is hung can be designed to withstand heavy use. Take a look at our T-post Chain Hook or 2×4 Leg Bracket and 2×4 Hangers for a very rugged yet portable stand. Check out our bases and hangers; making sure you have solid hangers and bases that allow for perfect target angle and swing will make your shooting experience more enjoyable. We have designed our hangers and bases with all of this in mind.
Caution: Bullet fragments may come towards the shooter and spectators. All persons in the area must have ear and eye protection. Bullet fragments may cause harm to shooters, spectators and objects near the target.
Use steel targets at your own risk. Shooting at steel targets can be dangerous and caution must be taken to ensure safety.