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Anyone have plans for a plate rack?

Discussion in 'GSSF' started by Morris, Sep 26, 2003.

  1. Morris

    Morris CLM

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    I want to make one up for training. However, due to that I shoot predominately on an indoor range where steel is not allowed, I'm looking as some self sealing but able to drop plates (allows the round to pass through but also drops at the same time too). Frame has to be wood as well.

    If anyone has a generic set of plans, I'd appreciate it.
     
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    I believe Newbold makes some synthetic targets. The bullet passes thorough but seals itself back down to a pinhole size.

    www.newboldtargets.com
    Lotsa stuff there!!
     

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    Yeah, those were the plates that got me thinking . . .
     
  4. Fireglock

    Fireglock Which is worse?

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    We did that, the wood frame just won't hold up. I no sooner set it up than the first guy shooting nailed one of the legs. :( It went down hill from there. The cross bar constantly takes a beating from the traditional low hits. We used 4 or 5 times and just gave up on it, too much work keeping it servicable.
     
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    I think you could hang them below the cross bar. As Fireglock stated, most misses are low.
     
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    we shoot pin matches at an indoor range using wooden tables. they get shot up pretty badly sometimes and might need repairs between matches, but they hold up OK during the matches. i've never seen one fall apart at a match....