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RE: [SCA-Archery] Closed Cell Foam Target Butts

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  • Angall
    ENOUGH!!! Is the list in an endless loop? Cause I ve received like 400 of these. Angall
    Message 1 of 14 , May 24, 2005
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      ENOUGH!!!

      Is the list in an endless loop? Cause I've received like 400 of these.

      Angall

      >
      > Try Republic Packaging --- http://www.repco.com/
      >
      > I've purchased sheets of ethafoam 3"X24"X108" in the 4 pound
      > weight and made 36"X 36" butts by cutting and taping using duct tape.
      > Ethafoam is the same stuff they use in several types of
      > commercial targets e.g., Stanley Hips Targets
      > (http://www.longhornarchery.com/).
      > They've light weight (good for travel), "self healing" and so
      > far, have held up well through several events. The 3" thick
      > will hold arrows from a 60 pound recurve from short distances
      > with no problem.
      > I'm guessing I'll get three years out of them.
      >
      > The stuff is expensive 3" ~$60/sheet; 2" is less, a little
      > over $40/sheet but I don't know how well the 2" will hold up.
      > But making them from ethafoam sheets is a lot less expensive
      > than buying the commercial ethafoam target.
      >
      > I'm sure there are other ethafoam suppliers out there. Just
      > as I'm also sure others have had good luck making their own
      > targets out of other materials, e.g., using plastic bags
      > collected from the grocery to stuff a "bag target" etc.
      >
      > Anyone else have experience with ethafoam or with a good,
      > cheap, target solution?
      >
      > William of Mann
      > Barony of Caer Anterh Mawr
      > Northshield
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: rfultz@...
      > Date: Saturday, May 21, 2005 10:47 pm
      > Subject: [SCA-Archery] Closed Cell Foam Target Butts
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      > > Estrella Wars had 4' X 8' X 2" (about) closed cell foam panels for
      > > archerybutts.
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      > > I have been spending too much time looking for the source. Would
      > > anyoneknow there to get these things?
      > >
      > > Rick
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