I appreciate the heads up on these cheap but attractive targets. I realize many folks are very anti capitalism, you know the system that made America great, but let us attack Walmart for being very American even as they sell Chinese products. Gamo Plinking Animal Pellet Targets. But on the second one the top flew off on the first round. And, I would actually recommend the AR for that reason alone.
Then move to another location and repeat. The nature of the design also keeps the target a foot or so from the mounting pole. Glad to hear your nine year old has enjoyed shooting the spinning target while probably imagining chasing off Black Bart and his gang. If you want to shoot at steel stuff look to the vehicle salvage yard. Here is where I became completely sold: Send a private message to Orca.
There are two benefits to using T-post mounting systems. The rifle bullets made deep craters in the steel and material blew back in the direction of the shooter. It pays dividends in the community. I tried to shoot steel with a BB gun a while back and got hurt when one bounced back and hit my lip. My wife and I shoot at these every week with a 22 from 25 yards and have had no problems. Hey Dean…Be carefull you dont fall of that soapbox your preaching from…….
The resulting shrapnel will be dispersed at a less than 20 degree angle to the face of the target. I use it with the standard size biodegradable clays sold at my local Academy. For that price, you can get a whole packet of shoot and see or sight in paper targets. Who knows what garbage is stuck in that backstop. To further complicate the safety of the issue, he invited everyone on the shooting line to shoot at the targets, which just adds to a whole bunch of bullet angles hitting the steel target. While there are significant benefits to shooting AR steel targets, there are drawbacks that must be discussed.