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  • Talmon Parker
    Jul 5, 2001
      Sounds like carpet is going to be your best bet.
      Good luck and good shooting. Talmon


      >From: "Jeff Elder" <scholari@...>
      >Reply-To: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com
      >To: <SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com>
      >Subject: Re: [SCA-Archery] Archery Targets
      >Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2001 13:18:40 -0500
      >
      >Sounds good stuff, but having to haul the equipment 1/4 mile each way, up
      >hill, pouring rain-sleet-snow, rabid squirrels, and one river of fire....
      >That might be a little heavy.. ;}
      >
      >Our group is fortunate to have a section of a city park to shoot in but we
      >cannot set up permanent shelters, and having a stream running around the
      >place we shoot, can't really drive up and unload either. I know, I just
      >gotta be difficult!
      >
      >All wonderful Ideas though!
      >
      >Simon Hondy
      >
      >----- Original Message -----
      >From: Talmon Parker <tt_ann@...>
      >To: <SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com>
      >Sent: Thursday, July 05, 2001 6:15 PM
      >Subject: Re: [SCA-Archery] Archery Targets
      >
      >
      > >
      > > There was a commerical range that used the black insulation board that
      >is
      > > used behind brick along the gulf coast. They cut it into 12"x36" strips
      >and
      > > stacked them up to 30"high. They were compressed with 3/8"threaded rod
      >and
      > > 2x6,s as far as I know they lasted for about 3years. The sheets cost
      >about
      > > $6.00 or so. You can cut them with a electric hand saw.
      > > Talmon
      > >
      > >
      > > >From: Chad Wilson <caeman@...>
      > > >Reply-To: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com
      > > >To: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com
      > > >Subject: Re: [SCA-Archery] Archery Targets
      > > >Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2001 08:49:57 -0700 (PDT)
      > > >
      > > >On the idea of using carpet layers, trying putting the layers
      >horizontal.
      > > >If
      > > >you go for a target that 30"x30"x6", you should be able to stop any
      >arrow
      > > >from
      > > >any bow at any range. I saw a design like this up in Akron and it
      >stopped
      > > >the
      > > >arrows very well. I recommend putting to wax on the arrows, as I saw
      > > >someone
      > > >lose an arrow tip to these sturdy targets. The argher club used wire
      > > >banding
      > > >to compress the carpet layers together for density.
      > > >
      > > >The Block target, is built on this premise, but with ethafoam sheets.
      > > >
      > > >-Caedmon
      > > >
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