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DYI target stand.. Just built some

Discussion in 'Gear & Accessories' started by sweetbeard, Oct 10, 2008.

  1. sweetbeard

    sweetbeard Beavertown OreGUN! New Member

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    Here is the link to the instructions..

    http://www.theboxotruth.com/docs/edu24.htm

    With a good hacksaw it takes less than 10 min to build each one.. Price I paid for the materials to build 2 at HomeDepot was $30

    Plan on testing them out tomorrow... but as of right now the feel surprisingly sturdy.. plus can be taken apart to fit in my trunk..

    :thumbup:
     
  2. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    I'd bet money Steve's bringing a shotgun to our next shoot! :laugh:
     
  3. wichaka

    wichaka Wa State Well-Known Member

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    Hmmmmm how many shotgun rounds will it take to level that one in half????
     
  4. sweetbeard

    sweetbeard Beavertown OreGUN! New Member

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    Man a guy just can't win around here.....
     
  5. BryanO

    BryanO W.WA Member

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    Good post, I've been looking at building something like this for a while. At least I appreciate the contribution!
     
  6. torpedoman

    torpedoman land of corrupt politicians Member

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    grest idea i really need to make some target stands for the range.
     
  7. Buddhalux

    Buddhalux Hillsboro, Oregon Active Member

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    I always thought that the guy with the biggest gun always won. :dunno:
     
  8. wichaka

    wichaka Wa State Well-Known Member

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    It's not the size, it's what you can do with it that counts!
     
  9. sweetbeard

    sweetbeard Beavertown OreGUN! New Member

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    Luckily I got both bases covered..
     
  10. RockKrawler

    RockKrawler Gresham Member

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    If you fill the base with lead shot,it will be more stable.
     
  11. Buddhalux

    Buddhalux Hillsboro, Oregon Active Member

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    Just use water to fill it when needed.
     
  12. sweetbeard

    sweetbeard Beavertown OreGUN! New Member

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    Funny thing is they look light but stand up well outside, we shot at one all day and even hit it a few times in the wood uppers and it never wobbled...
     
  13. coctailer

    coctailer Portland, OR/Hastings, MI/Vancouver,WA I run with scissors.

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    Great stands Sweetbeard!!!

    I need to make a few myself.
     
  14. PhysicsGuy

    PhysicsGuy Corvallis, OR Resident Science Nut

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    You need to learn to proof read your titles first. DIY not DYI
     
  15. sweetbeard

    sweetbeard Beavertown OreGUN! New Member

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    :confused:
     
  16. PhysicsGuy

    PhysicsGuy Corvallis, OR Resident Science Nut

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    :D thats why firefox has a built in automatic spell check.
     
  17. ZeroRing

    ZeroRing 26th District, WA Active Member

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    That's what the shotgun is for!! :laugh: :bluelaugh: :laugh:
     
  18. BigDaddyP

    BigDaddyP Longview, WA Member

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    Sweet! Thanks for sharing that...I need to make a couple.
     
  19. KillSwitch

    KillSwitch Lake oswego New Member

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    Great stands im going tonight to home depot, Not to much into the whole shooting at people target as i am not a cop or in the services and see no need to shoot people. hahahah i shoot squirls in the face at long ranges and from the hip when they are on the run, Skunking is one heck of a good time also. i sah somone further up say its not how big your gun is or how many rounds it holds, Its where you place your shots. I only have one gun that dosnt shoot moa and that will be fixed soon if noone buys it, Im going to send in my mini to accurizing systems and get the works done to it. Very cool site check them out for ar-10/15 sniper rifles mini 14/30 in diffrent calibers they have everything you could ever think of wanting:)800 plus shipping for the package my mini is getting and its going to shoot sub moa and be good out to 600 yards. Im shipping if off at the end of this month and should get it back in 6 months i'll post pics and a review. Mini's are way better then ar15. somthing about being fully stainless that appeals to me living here in oregon:)
     
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