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#6370324 - 07/15/16 01:31 PM ? 22 Backstop Ques?
DCmac Offline
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Registered: 11/04/13
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How thick a steel plate would be needed for backstop for 22LR?

Is 45 degrees the best angle?

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#6370379 - 07/15/16 02:35 PM Re: ? 22 Backstop Ques? [Re: DCmac]
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Just go ahead and get ar500. I'm sure u will probably end up shooting so thing more powerful eventually.
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#6370392 - 07/15/16 02:49 PM Re: ? 22 Backstop Ques? [Re: Fishing Fester]
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Originally Posted By: Fishing Fester
Just go ahead and get ar500. I'm sure u will probably end up shooting so thing more powerful eventually.
I'll second that. Lots of variables come into play on steel targets. I tried several times to make my own and finally ended up buying the AR500.
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#6370447 - 07/15/16 03:37 PM Re: ? 22 Backstop Ques? [Re: DCmac]
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Cabelas sells this.

http://www.cabelas.com/product/do-all-bullet-box/707976.uts?Ntk=AllProducts&searchPath=%2Fcatalog%2Fsearch%2F%3FN%3D5100222%26Ne%3D5100222%26Ntk%3DAllProducts%26Ntt%3D22%252Btarget%26Ntx%3Dmode%252Bmatchallpartial%26WTz_l%3DHeader%253BSearch-All%252BProducts%26WTz_st%3D%26WTz_stype%3DSP%26form_state%3DsearchForm%26recordsPerPage%3D48%26search%3D22%252Btarget%26searchTypeByFilter%3DTopRated%26x%3D10%26y%3D6%26WTz_srn%3DSeeAllItems&Ntt=22%2Btarget
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#6370596 - 07/15/16 05:57 PM Re: ? 22 Backstop Ques? [Re: DCmac]
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ar500 grade steel would work for just about anything. A 30-45 degree angle down (force the round into the ground) is good as long as the ground is soft enough to absorb the bullet.
As for thickness, 1/4" will handle a 22 LR from 40 yards or so on out but I'd suggest 3/8" at the least.
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#6370674 - 07/15/16 07:09 PM Re: ? 22 Backstop Ques? [Re: DCmac]
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