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Old 11-25-2020, 03:57 PM   #1
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Do you guys have any recommendations for affordable targets for someone just getting into shooting compound bows in the 60 lbs range?
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Old 11-26-2020, 09:36 AM   #2
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Third hand rag bag. I filled mine up with old carpet padding.
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Old 11-26-2020, 10:12 AM   #3
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Morrell bag targets are pretty nice. They’re a little heavy but not unbearable. I used to tote mine around everywhere in the back seat of my truck, so I could shoot wherever. I believe they’re around $50 at academy. I had the yellow jacket 450 I think. I’ve since switched to the Reinhardt bag but I don’t like it as much. My arrows knock it over more easily and they’re harder to pull out. Just my thoughts...


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Old 11-26-2020, 10:16 AM   #4
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I have one of the Academy bag targets, think it was around $30 and it has lasted 2 years outside 24/7
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Old 11-26-2020, 05:34 PM   #5
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I just bought a bone collector 300 from academy, it seems to have a little more heft(weight/density) than my last one which was one of the neon green ones from cabellas.

I also just took the stuffing out of the neon green one since it was just about gone and stuffed it into a couple deer corn sacks and that seems to be working pretty well too.
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Old 11-26-2020, 05:40 PM   #6
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Yea I have a buddy who had the bone collector bag. It was nice.


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Old 11-26-2020, 06:06 PM   #7
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Third hand rag bag without a doubt. Build a stand for it to free swing and it'll be indestructible.
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Old 11-27-2020, 11:53 PM   #8
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It aint the cheapest but I'd go with a Rinehart 18-1. You'll shoot up 3-4 of those cheaper targets before you even put a dent in this thing.
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Old 11-28-2020, 01:39 AM   #9
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My next target will be a Rinehart. I’ve already just about shot out ‘The Block’ and I’ve only been shooting for 2.5 months. I practice just about everyday. The few broadheads I shot really did a number on the already fairly worn block. There’s still a few areas I can paint new spots on but it’ll be toast pretty soon.
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Old 12-23-2020, 05:14 AM   #10
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So, you're a beginner and looking for an object for shooting practice in 60 IBS. Correct? Why dont you try out a DIY 3D archery target that is crafted to mimic any kind of animal/beast you prefer shooting in real life and comes with various overlay option?
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Old 12-23-2020, 07:11 PM   #11
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My next target will be a Rinehart. I’ve already just about shot out ‘The Block’ and I’ve only been shooting for 2.5 months. I practice just about everyday. The few broadheads I shot really did a number on the already fairly worn block. There’s still a few areas I can paint new spots on but it’ll be toast pretty soon.

You may want to check out the matrix targets. They are pretty pricey I like the replaceable blocks


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Old 12-23-2020, 07:21 PM   #12
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I've had my Rinehart 18in1 for 2 years. I shoot a lot. And a lot of broadheads. She's still stopping my arrows! My next will be a Rinehart again. I've blown through multiple bag targets in a year, block black in 2 months.

I do keep 1-2 bag targets around though for my wife to shoot. She likes those better. Yellow jacket makes the best one I've tried. The academy one has pockets with no filling or the filling isn't dense enough. You can't feel it but my arrows blow completely through it in places.

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Old 12-23-2020, 07:30 PM   #13
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Bulldog Targets
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Old 02-05-2021, 09:58 AM   #14
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Black hole 4 sided target.
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Old 02-17-2021, 11:26 PM   #15
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So, you're a beginner and looking for an object for shooting practice in 60 IBS. Correct? Why dont you try out a DIY 3D archery target that is crafted to mimic any kind of animal/beast you prefer shooting in real life and comes with various overlay option?
Have you done this? If so, please post in the DIY section. I have a hard time without pics.

And OP, you might check the DIY forum if you want directions on doing the rag bag or other permanent back yard solutions.

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Old 02-23-2021, 05:10 PM   #16
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The basic Block Target is hard to beat. I think they are like $50 at Academy
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Old 02-25-2021, 08:14 AM   #17
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Bulldog Targets. Comes with a lifetime warranty also.
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