Steel Target Tips

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Steel Target Paint

We are often asked, “what is the best paint to use on a metal target?” We won’t try to pull the wool over your eyes by selling a “special” steel target paint like our competitors. We’ll shoot it to you straight: Quite simply, cheap enamel paint in the color of your choice will work fine,…

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New to the shooting steel targets? Where to Start

Shooting steel targets can be immensely fun but when you are new to the sport it can be quite intimidating. If you are reading this blog you are most likely new to the shooting world and looking for a start. Well, you came to the right spot! Here are a few fun things to help…

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How Do Shooting Steel Targets Work?

Shooting steel can be a ton of fun. Unfortunately, many shooters will head out to the gun range and find themselves shooting paper plates, cardboard, or paper targets. Professional shooters, however, will opt to shoot metal targets. But why should you shoot AR550 targets? And how exactly do these types of targets work? Let’s take…

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Key Safety Guidelines for Shooting Steel

Key Safety Guidelines for Shooting Steel Mostly the shooters, out of their habit, prefer shooting on paper targets, cardboard, or paper targets. But AR500 target is an excellent option to consider. What is the reason for selecting a shooting target, and what guidelines you should practice, all will be discussed in this article. Why Prefer…

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Why You Should Be Shooting Steel Targets?

When it comes to target practice and firearm training most people tend to go for cardboard or paper targets. The reason for this is simply habit.  What if we told you that there is a better way to test your shooting skills and get the most out of your time at the shooting range?  AR500…

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How To Select The Best Shooting Targets

There is no right or wrong answer when it comes to choosing the best shooting targets. It all depends on what you want to get out of your shooting target. Whether you’re practicing at home short-range, long-range, or on the move. There are several factors that you need to consider before buying the perfect shooting…

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How to hang steel targets

How To Hang Steel Targets

So, you’ve finally bought your first AR500 steel targets. They just arrived and you have taken them out of their package. Now what? How do you hang them so you can get shooting! In this article we will show you how to hang steel targets so they are safe to shoot at and will get the most life out of them and how they will give you the best “ring” when shot. Shooting steel targets can be fun and AR500 targets will last a long time when following these simple suggestions.

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Are AR550 Steel Targets better than AR500?

Lots of you have been asking us, “what’s the difference between AR550 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 metals have a large range of properties and the hardness chosen…

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