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Project by Picchio posted 01-15-2022 02:56 PM 785 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Air pistol target holder
A very simple project with lots of screws

Hi everyone,
I want to share my first project with you, it is a project that I made several years ago.

it is a quick and easy project to make if you are in a hurry to start shooting :D

Actually shooting is not my passion and I am not a fanatic of this kind of thing, so you can easily improve it, I hope it can be an inspiration to someone.

This post is from the blog: https://www.lumberjocks.com/Picchio/blog/133197

See you in lab,

Picchio

-- I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail. - A. H. Maslow





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GARodgers

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#1 posted 01-15-2022 03:00 PM

Looks like it performs its intended function as expected. That makes it a win. Nice job. :)

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JCamp

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#2 posted 01-15-2022 03:14 PM

Very cool. I would have loved that when I was little and got my first red Ryder

-- Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy might

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#3 posted 01-15-2022 04:30 PM

Nicely done, even takes the “missed shots” well.

-- Ron

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LesB

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#4 posted 01-15-2022 06:12 PM

Fun project for safe target training.

I made a similar one for my son and his BB gun (many years ago) I hung a piece of heavy carpet in the back to stop the BBs. That way the BBs were easy to collect and reuse. He could also sit aluminum cans inside the box to shoot at when he tired of the targets.

-- Les B, Oregon

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GaryCN

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#5 posted 01-15-2022 06:47 PM

My target setup, I used duct seal compound a clay like substance. Edit to rotate Img.

-- Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati

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#6 posted 01-16-2022 12:00 AM

Cool item Pichio...


... it is a project that I made several years ago…
- Picchio

Hope your aim has improved over those years…

Welcome to LJ.

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#7 posted 01-16-2022 02:58 PM

I filled my target box with magazines. I strapped about 10-12” of them together as a pellet/BB trap. Grizzly catalogs would work too.

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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Jamie

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#8 posted 01-17-2022 06:17 PM

A great stopper is recycled tire mulch. My target is a cardboard box filled with tire mulch. It will stop a 1200 fps pellet at 10 yards.

-- Jamie, Red Deer

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Picchio

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#9 posted 01-22-2022 10:50 AM

Thank you all.
@GaryCN, thanks for showing me what you did.
@LittleBlackDuck, I don’t think my aiming improved much, but I have to say I had my girlfriend and my mum shot too. (ok, my mom shoots better than me actually: D)

-- I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail. - A. H. Maslow

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