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#2021258 - 08/07/10 08:24 PM Re: free archery target [Re: rdwood]
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I was readin somewher a guy made his target from teh wal-mart sacks his wife brought home, he said he stuffed them in a burlap bag, claimed it worked great.

I'm thinkin about try'n it myself.

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#2026692 - 08/11/10 08:29 PM Re: free archery target [Re: ]
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I shot at a bow shop in MO that had the compressed cardboard set up as a backstop for their entire wall. Worked great, but we never tried it with broadheads.
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#2028158 - 08/12/10 06:52 PM Re: free archery target [Re: Nimrod777]
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the broadheads are not fun to remove but it can be done.
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#2041457 - 08/22/10 11:07 PM Re: free archery target [Re: utfan1]
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#2054913 - 09/02/10 07:59 AM Re: free archery target [Re: Pursuit Hunter]
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thin carpet works well layered so you shoot into the layers also.
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#2125111 - 10/22/10 07:10 PM Re: free archery target [Re: deerjackie]
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Got to watch the buildup of glue on the arrow shaft...we had a range set up with the same as celling tiles and after a few shots the arrow shaft was covered in glue....carbons were real bad about buildup. Got to be like trying to pull a fish hook out with the buildup acting as a barb.
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#2127772 - 10/24/10 07:51 PM Re: free archery target [Re: Big Ben]
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Great, I'll take it, PM sent. \:\) hehe
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#2130477 - 10/26/10 08:42 AM Re: free archery target [Re: Carlos Viagra]
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great idea! especially for field point. keep in mind that cardboard will dull broadheads fast!
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#2131999 - 10/26/10 08:37 PM Re: free archery target [Re: Pursuit Hunter]
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I built mine out of styrofoam that comes in coolers. The packing is the same as what goes down under hardwood flooring. Put it all together and zip tied within a box. Works like a charm as long as the cows leave it alone.
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#2133114 - 10/27/10 04:12 PM Re: free archery target [Re: deerjackie]
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 Originally Posted By: deerjackie
thin carpet works well layered so you shoot into the layers also.


I think when Steve's gun and archery in Columbia had there indoor bow range steve told me that's what their targets were. It worked very well.


Edited by arctic_cat (10/27/10 04:13 PM)
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