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How Closely Can You Shoot Steel Targets?

How Closely Can You Shoot Steel Targets?

Like caliber, thickness and condition of the steel, and type of bullet, distance is key to shooting steel targets. The larger the caliber the further away one needs to be. The thicker the target, the closer one can be. The softer the bullet the closer one can be.

Minimum safe distance shooting steel targets

Assuming the correct caliber and softer ammo is being used, 1/4-inch thick targets over 25 yards is recommended. For...

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How to Safely Shoot Steel Targets

How to Safely Shoot Steel Targets

Steel targets are hands down the best way to enjoy range time and train. With that and any type of target, safety is number one. Starting with a quality steel target made of certified AR500 steel, following the basic guidelines of distance, thickness of steel, type of ammo all tie into a safe and enjoyable experience. Just like any live fire range situation, following the procedures, keeping your eyes and ears open, and...