Re: Back stops.
- --- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, Carl West <carl.west@c...> wrote:
> ranulfmayle wrote:shire
> > Greetings all. I am trying to organize archery practice for my
> > but to do so, we need to get some targets and a back stop. Ihave
> > found what I need for targets at a reasonable price but thecheapest
> > back stop I have found costs over $200. That is a fairlysignificant
> > outlay of cash for a small shire for practices which may or maynot
> > last. I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions foralternatives.
> > My wife has suggested using muslin but I personally dont see itbeing
> > particularly effective or long lasting.large
> > In Service,
> > Ranulf of Wyvern Cliffe
> Is this a permanent range?
> What's downrange?
> I had a range in my backyard for a few years. My backstop was two
> pieces of carpet draped over a cable stretched between two trees(4
> layers). It stopped most things, and those that passed throughdropped
> pretty quickly on the other side. The carpet lasted for severalyears,
> toward the end I could have added/changed a layer, but I wasmissing the
> butts less so it mattered less.and a
> If you don't have trees, you could make a set up with two poles
> number of guy ropes.And there in lies the problem. It will be a permanent site but we
> -- Fritz
> Carl West
> Thinking outside the box - Good
> Pooping outside the box - Bad
wont be able to leave everything set up.