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#742969 - 05/17/08 10:11 AM Bow Target
8 Point

Registered: 09/21/04
Posts: 2090
Loc: Murfreesboro

Hey besides straw is there any idea yall have for a target for a bow.
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#742989 - 05/17/08 10:23 AM Re: Bow Target [Re: BigJohnson]
12 Point

Registered: 09/19/03
Posts: 6953
Loc: NE Tennessee

Hey Big... for field tips... I REALLY like the Morrel Yellow Jacket. I think I paid 29 for it a couple years ago... great durable target, easy easy removal.

I have not tried the one they have for blades.. but all the foam ones naturally only last so long.
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#743148 - 05/17/08 05:26 PM Re: Bow Target [Re: backstraps]
4 Point

Registered: 02/27/08
Posts: 459
Loc: Somewhere thinking about hunti...

A feed bag with cotten rags stuffed in it is one way.
If you want bigger & stationary go with a 4ft x 4ft x 15inch box. Chicken wire in front and back. Cardboard over wire in front for painting dots. You may build a roof over it as well to keep it dry.
Had mine for 15 years no problem.

#743777 - 05/18/08 09:39 AM Re: Bow Target [Re: CWT]
6 Point

Registered: 01/23/08
Posts: 847
Loc: henry co tn

used shrink wrap stomped into burlap bag works also. sew up the top when 95% stuffed with twine and plastic needle
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#746788 - 05/20/08 07:08 AM Re: Bow Target [Re: deerjackie]
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Registered: 10/25/07
Posts: 870
Loc: Henry co.

Ill tell ya somethin that makes a great target/backstop too. Go to your local carpet store and pick up some of theyre odds and ends scraps of carpet. They only have to be about 18 inches wide and as long as you want.Get a 2X6 and lay on the ground then stack a bunch of these scraps on top of the 2x6. Pile them as high as you want your target to be. When its high enough, lay another 2x6 on top.Use a big rachet strap to squeeze all the layers together as tight as you can get it. A nice homemade BLOCK target for almost nothing!!
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#748725 - 05/20/08 11:07 PM Re: Bow Target [Re: TNtrapper]
16 Point

Registered: 06/01/04
Posts: 15522
Loc: henry co paris tn

good idea there tn
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#750188 - 05/22/08 02:33 AM Re: Bow Target [Re: baldntatted]
6 Point

Registered: 01/23/08
Posts: 847
Loc: henry co tn

good idea trapper.
shoot this thang marcell and i aint kidding neither

#756886 - 05/27/08 09:37 PM Re: Bow Target [Re: deerjackie]
8 Point

Registered: 07/11/04
Posts: 1711
Loc: Santa Fe TN

on the carpet scrap theme
I got some scrap padding and cut the pieces 18" wide by however long they were
And just hand rolled them up as tight as i could get it
Tied it off with bailing twine and will stop a muzzie witout a pass thru
And pulls out with very little force
My current tatget is about 3 years old and just stays outside
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#772220 - 06/08/08 08:41 AM Re: Bow Target [Re: PDenning25]
10 Point

Registered: 09/24/01
Posts: 4560
Loc: Greeneville

I have used the rag targets and the stretch wrap targets, but not the carpet. I too now shoot a yellow jacket target.

The one drawback to the rags, wrap, and only assuming the carpet, is that they are not good for broadhead shooting.

#772587 - 06/08/08 07:20 PM Re: Bow Target [Re: shopson]
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16 Point

Registered: 06/23/04
Posts: 15185
Loc: Food Plot

You can actually take card board stacked flat and use two by fours drilled to accept long thread alls to clamp by screwing large nuts down. Afriend and i did this over 20 years ago and actually is the forerunner of the clamped sheets of styro. the cardboard does the same thing. if you can get the cardboad from the same kind of boxes it makes it even better. It takes quiet a few but i worked for a large retail store at the time and it was not an issue to do it. I used this exclusively until i bought my first Block!
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