DIY D-1 Target Holders

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  1. RenegadeGlocker

    RenegadeGlocker

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    So, you want to practice 5-To-Glock, but do not want to buy expensive target stands? How can you make reliable, inexpensive, reasonably weatherproof stands for D-1 sized targets? here you go, all materials can be purchased at most Home Improvement Centers (Home Depot, Lowes, etc.), for under $12:

    Bill of Materials:

    4 - 1.5 inch PVC elbows
    2 - 1.5 inch PVC tees
    2 - 8 foot 1.5 inch PVC pipe
    1 - PVC glue
    2 - 1x2x8 wood stakes


    Cut 18 inches off of each wood piece. Nail or staple first 18 inch section across the end of the remaining 6.5 foot pieces. Nail or staple the other 18 inch section 36 inches away (parallel) from the first section. The wood target holder is complete.

    Cut each PVC pipe into 3 24 inch sections and 1 13.5 inch section. Glue 24 inch sections into each of the three connections on the tee. Now glue elbows onto each 13.5 inch section. Be sure to glue them in the same plane. Now connect the finished tee sections with the 13.5 inch sections by glueing the elbows onto the tee sections. Again, be sure to glue them in the same plane.

    Let dry. Install wood sections into PVC pipes.

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  2. GJM89

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    Will the PVC stay together without glue so you can break down the frames to store in the back of a car???
     

  3. RenegadeGlocker

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    Yes, I think so. The PVC I used provided a tight enough fit to do this.
     
  4. Fireglock

    Fireglock Which is worse?

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    Yep. We, (glockNstein and I), made some a while back and left them unglued. By off setting the Tees you can fold down the uprights and they lay flat in the car or truck. Looks like RG's will work great.
     
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    We bought the target stands but shared the cost so it was cheap per person. Now we can set up a complete 5 to glock. The only problem has been finding the time to practice.
     
  6. THE VOID

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    I tried the pvc stands but later settled on this design.
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    This is pvc bolted to a cheap fence post. These came from Home Depot in a bundle of 5. Perfect for GSSF set up. One 10' piece of pvc. The fence post have a "wing" at the bottom perfect for stepping on to pust in the ground. If it is not windy you only need one per target.

    -The wind won't knock it over
    -Very compact. fits in trunk
    -usable on uneven ground
    -no peices to loose
    -won't blow out of the pickup bed
    -set any width for different target. (shotgun patterning)

    Hope someone can use this.

    Dayton
     
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