Can I shoot ________ target with ________ caliber?
For your safety and for the longevity of the targets, we recommend you use the following guidelines:
AR500 1/2″: Handgun or rifle (rifle and shotgun slugs minimum 100 yards).
AR500 3/8″: Handgun or rifle (rifle and shotgun slugs minimum 100 yards).
AR500 1/4″: Handgun only.
For more details on safety recommendations and physics, check out this article on Why Shoot Steel.
The paint is chipping / wearing off of my targets. What should I do?
Go ahead and give the target a good cleaning, then use any old can of spray paint to protect the bare steel from moisture. Be sure to wash your hands with lead removal soap after handling your targets.
What kinds of drills can I run with these AR500 Steel Targets?
You can run just about anything! Check out some shooting drills here.
Keep in mind that when shooting AR500 Steel Targets with rifles and shotgun slugs, maintain a minimum safe distance of 100 yards.
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