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2x4 Base Assembly

2×4 X-Base Assembly

A standard 3-6ft tall 2×4 board (not included) is required to complete this assembly. Brand new inexpensive construction lumber works the best. 1. Unpackage 2×4 tube, four legs and two 3/8 carriage bolts with wingnuts. Pic (1) 2. Over lap legs on each side so bolt holes in legs and the 2×4 tube line up.…

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Target Lok Assembly

Target Lok System Assembly

1. Insert carriage bolt into target front to back.Install washer over bolt on backside of target. Pic (1) 2. Install ½” regular nut leaving room between target and washer for room for mount. Tighten until the target barely touches the very top edge of the mount so target can move. Pic (2) 3. Install Target Lok. 4. Install ½”…

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ar550-vs-ar500

Are AR550 Steel Targets better than AR500?

Lots of you have been asking us, “what’s the difference between AR550 steel and AR500 and do I need it”? Well, at AR500 we take your questions, commitment and trust in us seriously. After researching the different metals here is what we know for sure: Modern steels have a large range of properties and the hardness chosen is solely…

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T Post Hanger Assembly

T-Post Mount Kit Assembly

A standard metal fence t-post (not included) is required to complete this assembly. 1. Insert mount over the top of a standard t-post. 2. Ensure the bolts face the flat part of the t-post. 3. Tighten the two 5/16” bolts (included) until the mount is firm. 4. Install a ½ inch x 2″ carriage bolt and lock nut into…

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2x4 mount assembly

2×4 Mount Kit Assembly

A standard 3-6ft tall 2×4 wooden board (not included) is required to assemble your stand, in addition to the mount kit components. 1. Insert 2×4 mount over the top of a standard 2×4 board. It should fit snugly. (Pic 1) 2. Install a ½ inch x 2″ carriage bolt and lock nut into your target. 3. Tighten until…

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m855

Can I use m855 on an AR500 target?-Green Tip

“Can I use m855 on an AR500 target”? is one of the most frequently asked question we get. It is also one of the main reasons so many of our customer’s ar500 targets do not last. M855 is one of the least expensive .223 .556 ammo’s you can purchase making it very enticing to buy.…

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Hostage Target Assembly

Hostage Target Assembly

Hostage Target Instructions Thank you for purchasing your hostage target assembly. It will only take a few minutes to assemble and the only tool needed is a 1/2″ wrench. 1. Flip 2×4 /t-post mount upside down (pic1). Insert supplied 3/8″x1 1/4″ carriage bolts through holes. 2. Carefully slide hostage target mount over carriage bolts with…

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shooting-steel-targets

4 Top Reasons To Shoot AR500 Steel Targets

Many people are making the leap from paper to AR500 targets, so let’s look at a few reasons why. Instant Feedback What happens when a bullet hits an AR500 steel target? The target’s metal rings loudly, providing an audible indication the intended target has been struck. Most metal targets are painted a bright color, which…

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