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Posted: 2/12/2006 6:53:35 AM EDT
Didn't know where to post this so i'll do it here. I'm trying to build a backstop for a pistol range. I'll be mainly shooting .22 & .45acp can someone please post a link to some good range and backstop designs. Thank you much.
Link Posted: 2/12/2006 6:54:27 AM EDT
a really big pile of dirt seems to be effective
Link Posted: 2/12/2006 7:09:07 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/12/2006 7:09:58 AM EDT by MNGuns]
Indoor or outdoor range....? Outdoors, I'd go with a burm of sorts. Three walls of timbers to contain the dirt, and a sloped awning (1/4 steel) to catch any "high flyers". All kinds of stuff you can do with just dirt. Indoors can get a bit more interesting, and expensive. Check these out.... I've built all of these style traps, so if you need some pointers, just lemme know.



Link Posted: 2/12/2006 7:34:58 AM EDT
bigbore has one that he is shooting into in this thread in the handgun forum...

glock test

and here is the video...

video
Link Posted: 2/12/2006 8:24:57 AM EDT
Thanks guys. Big pile of dirt was my first guess but wanted to get some other ideas first.
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