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#6273656 - 04/24/16 06:03 PM Blind flange for gong 150# and 300# SS and Carbon Steel???
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Anyone ever try these.
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#6273852 - 04/24/16 08:42 PM Re: Blind flange for gong 150# and 300# SS and Carbon Steel??? [Re: jorge]
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I've used a slip blind for a gong but never used a blind flange.
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#6273898 - 04/24/16 09:10 PM Re: Blind flange for gong 150# and 300# SS and Carbon Steel??? [Re: jorge]
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How did it work for you.
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#6273901 - 04/24/16 09:10 PM Re: Blind flange for gong 150# and 300# SS and Carbon Steel??? [Re: jorge]
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You need 88 miles per hour for the flux capacitor to activate.



Translate please.
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#6274111 - 04/25/16 06:45 AM Re: Blind flange for gong 150# and 300# SS and Carbon Steel??? [Re: jorge]
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those things look awfully expensive, would it not be cheaper to purchase regular gongs?
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#6274143 - 04/25/16 07:29 AM Re: Blind flange for gong 150# and 300# SS and Carbon Steel??? [Re: jorge]
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I get em for free
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#6274629 - 04/25/16 01:02 PM Re: Blind flange for gong 150# and 300# SS and Carbon Steel??? [Re: jorge]
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Originally Posted By: jorge
I get em for free

Pancake and slip blinds work well. 300# blind flange would work I assume, just thick and heavy.
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#6274652 - 04/25/16 01:14 PM Re: Blind flange for gong 150# and 300# SS and Carbon Steel??? [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
You need 88 miles per hour for the flux capacitor to activate.



Translate please.


A blind flange is the flat metal piece used to cap off a pipe.
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#6274724 - 04/25/16 02:11 PM Re: Blind flange for gong 150# and 300# SS and Carbon Steel??? [Re: jorge]
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Originally Posted By: jorge
I get em for free


Send some to us up North and we'll try them out. grin

Looks very heavy duty and should would fine, at least for awhile depending on composition of the metal.
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#6274769 - 04/25/16 02:52 PM Re: Blind flange for gong 150# and 300# SS and Carbon Steel??? [Re: Toxarch]
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Thank you.

How thick are they? And how far out do you want them? When getting "far enough" 3/8" and 1/2" mild steel work fine.
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#6274820 - 04/25/16 04:00 PM Re: Blind flange for gong 150# and 300# SS and Carbon Steel??? [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Thank you.

How thick are they? And how far out do you want them? When getting "far enough" 3/8" and 1/2" mild steel work fine.

They vary depending on pipe size, material and pressure rating.
A 6" 300psi carbon steel blind is 1.62" thick. A 24" 300psi carbon steel blind is 2.75" thick.
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#6274912 - 04/25/16 05:51 PM Re: Blind flange for gong 150# and 300# SS and Carbon Steel??? [Re: TexFlip]
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Bullets may scallop them, but not even close to going through. They would hold up for many, many hits.
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#6275327 - 04/25/16 11:25 PM Re: Blind flange for gong 150# and 300# SS and Carbon Steel??? [Re: jorge]
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Ill take pics and measurements. I plan to use for 100yd (ar's and rimfires) and 200 to 1k for 220 swift, 308, 243ai, 257ai, 260 rem, and 7 mag. Good to hear they will potentially hold up well.
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#6275362 - 04/26/16 05:33 AM Re: Blind flange for gong 150# and 300# SS and Carbon Steel??? [Re: jorge]
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The fast .224 bullets do the most damage. I've got a piece of 1/2" AR 500 with a nasty crater in it from a .22-250 placed at 300 yards.

Make sure they can swing.
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#6275845 - 04/26/16 12:15 PM Re: Blind flange for gong 150# and 300# SS and Carbon Steel??? [Re: jorge]
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What kind of prices are you guys getting these for?
A 8" AR500 gong can be found for under $40. Wondering if would be worth it to just start using these instead.
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