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Portable target heights... Need some opinions.....
:roll::roll: I have portable target stands that I use when I shoot handguns. These are just steel stands, with the feature to place 1X2's(wood) in them, and then using cardboard as a back, I attach a paper target to that. Now the discussion came up the other day at the range, and with some fellows here at the LGS on what might be the proper length of wood to use for practicing handguns. I have been using 4ft sections. Some suggest to use a 6ft. section of wood in the target stands, because when the pistol bench is the terain slope a bit out toward the target, ( about 3ft slope drop).. I shoot at 33yds, and that distance is measured with a laser range finder. I was wondering if there is any validity to the fact that if the target height is rasied, in relationship to my shooting position, would that make for better patterns,and more consistant hits from the gun, as opposed to shooting at a 4ft. target with downard sloping conditions? Probably hard to visualize what I am asking but I am planning on going to the range tomarrow or Friday, or both and if I don't forget I will bring some pics back.
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