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Old 09-14-2012, 19:42   #26
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Ritz crackers, sweet tarts etc.

Clay pigeons of course.

Balloons are fun cause they move around.

My best friend in high school lived in the country and they had a pond and below the pond was a private dump. Illegal as all get out now, but wow, what a place to shoot. He had a Marlin, I forget the model but it looked kind of like an M1 carbine, I had a 10-22. We would set up different targets for each other and make them harder and harder until one of us missed. Once he set up an old school globe and I had to hit the wire inside. I set up a 12 gauge shell and he had to hit the primer. Yeah, dumb but fun. I won't even get into the baby food jars of white gas.
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Old 09-15-2012, 21:02   #27
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I was shooting a small Plastic Pipe all over the range. I didn't succeed in shooting it as it went up in the air for a consecutive shot but it WAS the idea.

Matchboxes, small water bottles, empty ammo boxes (cardboard), fruit like an Apple, small stuffed animals, action figures, and even a candle of various sizes are fun. Melons are fun with big calibers and shotguns.
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Old 09-15-2012, 21:23   #28
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Old 09-16-2012, 16:47   #29
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I was shooting a small Plastic Pipe all over the range. I didn't succeed in shooting it as it went up in the air for a consecutive shot but it WAS the idea.

Matchboxes, small water bottles, empty ammo boxes (cardboard), fruit like an Apple, small stuffed animals, action figures, and even a candle of various sizes are fun. Melons are fun with big calibers and shotguns.
I was at a range several years ago that had a 10 ft, 4" diameter metal pipe, with a metal plate/hinge on the end, and a red flag attached to the plate.

It was set up on 2 saw horses. The distance was 15 yards. It was a very addictive target to shoot.

You had to send the bullet right down the pipe to get the flag to "jump".

Only God knows how many rounds went thru that pipe.

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Old 09-17-2012, 18:16   #30
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Baseballs are awesome. Golf balls can be a bit more challenging, but are fun and fulfilling when you hit one. Steel is always fun and gives a nice satisfying sound when hit.


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Old 09-17-2012, 18:47   #31
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When my kids were younger, I fished all of the old McDonalds Happy Meal toys out the bottom of the toy chest.

Teaches the kids "recycling".
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Old 09-17-2012, 20:03   #32
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Hanging bowling pins. They will take an insane amount of punishment from a .22
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Old 11-25-2012, 20:51   #33
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Necco Candy Waffers make great exploding edible targets also
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Old 11-26-2012, 06:53   #34
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I bought a piece of steel from lowes, I think it's like 8x4 inches. Think it was like 8 bucks. I drilled a hole in the middle top edge. I hang mine from an old cleaning rod I bent up. But the more fun thing to do is to hang them from a rope off the bottom of a saw horse or something. That way when you hit them they spin.
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Old 11-26-2012, 17:15   #35
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A box of free kittens from the mall...did I say that outloud??
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Old 11-26-2012, 18:48   #36
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For 22lr Only. If you want something for higher caliber try contacting the selling and see if he can make some for higher caliber.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/3-16-ZOMBIE-...item35c1f12ede
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Old 11-27-2012, 15:36   #37
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Before we get to the neighbors cat stage, thought I'd mention golf balls. Go to a golf course and hide in the woods about half way down the fairway. Every time somebody yells "fore"......... well you get the idea.
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Old 11-28-2012, 07:45   #38
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Target holder, take a thin stake like a surveyors stake and drive it into the ground a little. The take some tape, I use black tape, and tape one side of the bottom of a clothes line pin to it so that the jaws are upright. I smoke my cigar toward the end then I put it in the clothes pin and shoot off the ashes.
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Old 11-28-2012, 14:24   #39
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I like pop-star posters from Wally World.
Blowing holes in Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus does the soul good! I've been known to blow away Curtis "50-cent" Jackson on occassion!
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Old 11-28-2012, 17:17   #40
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I like pop-star posters from Wally World.
Blowing holes in Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus does the soul good! I've been known to blow away Curtis "50-cent" Jackson on occassion!
I save the 12 ga for those targets.

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Old 12-01-2012, 03:13   #41
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Plastic water or pop bottles filled with water.

Water balloons filled with water.

Aluminum pie pans you get when you buy pies hung from a string.

Empty spray paint cans.

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Old 12-01-2012, 11:54   #42
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Probably not the best for young kids, but .22 active Tannerite is a blast to shoot (no pun intended).

Cheap Crhistmas ornaments are good too.
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Old 12-01-2012, 15:23   #43
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I posted balloons earlier but recently heard of something that adds incentive to the mix.

For kids. Stencil numbers on paper targets and assign a value for each number/target. Place them randomly and award high scores with prizes.

Not only does it promote accurate shooting, it also instills the sense of competition and may lead to future shooting competition. Which is a whole lotta fun!
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Old 12-01-2012, 17:51   #44
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If they get cocky . Cheap wally world Aspirins. Rout a shallow groove in a piece of wood to line them up . If they hit wood deduct points. You might be surprised how good those young eyes can get a rimfire to shoot !
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Old 12-01-2012, 22:56   #45
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Old 12-01-2012, 23:16   #46
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Cheap, unopened canned sodas. They'll love it!
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