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Dried Tortilla Targets

Discussion in 'Outdoor Shooting Areas' started by Boomer50, May 18, 2015.

  1. Boomer50

    Boomer50 Portland Member

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    I can't be the first person to think of this: Instead of using the orange skeets that leave ugly residue at the shooting pits, for target practice I have used the inexpensive flat dried tortillas for targets. They are found in the supermarket ethnic section, about a dollar per dozen. They shatter when shot, and are self-cleaning with the nightly assistance of coyotes and wood rats. No ugly orange litter. Keep a bag or two :rolleyes:in the rig; at worst they can be survival food too!
     
  2. yznhymr

    yznhymr Washington County, OR Member

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    I hadn't thought of tortillas before. Like the survival aspect though.

    I've used Ritz crackers and mini binder clips with good results.
     
  3. PDXGuy

    PDXGuy Portland Member

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    Nice idea, dual purpose item. :)
     
  4. aflineman

    aflineman Both South of Eugene and East of Portland. Active Member

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    Good idea. I use Ritz and potatoes quite a bit. Potatoes are not quite a fun a golf balls, but you don't have to worry about getting all of the little pieces picked up.
     
  5. 308

    308 ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ Platinum Supporter Silver Supporter

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    Good idea! I like clays but not the mess also.
     
  6. Cogs

    Cogs Washougal, WA. Volunteer Coordinator 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Hey, the rules say... Manufactured targets specifically made for target shooting, or home made paper targets.

    Oh, screw the rules, tortilla's sound like more fun! I see nothing wrong with that and I'd argue to a judge about it as well.

    Corn tortilla's? About a 6" or 8"? S'pose you could even take a Sharpie, draw a dot in the center and use them for rifle as well, (good luck trying to find where the bullet hit!).
     
  7. spectra

    spectra The Couve Moderator Staff Member Bronze Supporter

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    Have to use the fresh ones for rifle :D they will give a little.....
     
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  8. slimer13

    slimer13 Deer Park Well-Known Member

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    You crazy messicans.
     
  9. broncman

    broncman E. of Portland yet to close! Quality Control!

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    Don't let the environmentalists/PITA know you are feeding coyotes and wood rats GMO food they will have a fit!
     
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