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How to Make Exploding Targets

A Comprehensive Guide on How to Make Exploding Targets

By Kevin Steffey | Shooting

So you are a shooter but are perhaps looking for some extra zing in your target practice. Fed up of just shooting targets that just stand there and look at you at 30 yards wondering whether you have hit or missed? Well, I've got a good idea which should put give you an extra bang for your buck with this guide on how to make exploding targets

The primary purpose of an exploding target is that you can see whether you have hit your target or not without having to walk all the way to the target.

Exploding targets (also known as ‘binary’ targets) are not a new concept and are commercially available at a cost. These targets use ‘tannerite,' an explosive powder also available separately. However, once you read what I have to say here, you will realize how much cheaper it is to make your exploding targets. And it is not complicated either.

A word of caution before actually getting into the subject, as you will be producing explosives, you need to exercise extreme caution and follow the instructions carefully. Also, you should be aware that once you prepare the explosive mixture, it should be used at the site, as it’s illegal to store or transport it.

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What is the First Step in Cleaning a Firearm-

What is the First Step in Cleaning a Firearm?

By Kevin Steffey | Shooting

Cleaning your rifle on a regular basis is a critical factor which ensures proper functioning and maintenance of the gun. Responsible gun handling and other important factors are few basic things that will help you maintain the optimum performance of the gun and will advance your shooting skills and experience. This article aims to openly discuss the first step in cleaning a firearm which is considered to be one of the most essential measures in the process.

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Why do Hunters Pattern their Shotguns

Why do Hunters Pattern their Shotguns? The Final Truth Revisited

By Kevin Steffey | Shooting

Hunting circles exchange a lot of information, and it was only a matter of time before I got round to dealing with a super question put over by one of our readers, "Why do hunters pattern their shotguns?"

Now, many a seasoned shooter would probably take this as granted, but you will be surprised at even how many veterans are not sure when this question arises. So here I decided to put all controversies to rest and deal with the topic in full detail once and for all.

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What is the Main Difference Between Centerfire and Rimfire Ammunition

What Is The Main Difference Between Centerfire And Rimfire Ammunition

By Kevin Steffey | Shooting

When it comes to ammunition there’s a lot of technical language that can go over the head of the novice. One of the main things that is confusing to beginners is figuring out what is the main difference between centerfire and rimfire ammunition.

If you’ve been wondering, we’re here to answer your question and give you some further information to help you figure out which type of ammo is best for your needs.

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What are the Two Basic Styles of Firearm Actions

What are the Two Basic Styles of Firearm Actions?

By Kevin Steffey | Shooting

If you are a hunter, you must have heard of the idea that to survive living in a remote area ( You should to read  11 Common Mistakes for Wilderness Survival) ; you need to shoot deer and catch trout. But the reality is that you just eat whatever you can get from the wild. Since this is the case, curiosity about the right weapon will surely come to place.What makes this even more complicated is that it goes beyond owning a firearm. It is also necessary that you answer questions such as – ‘what are the two basic styles of firearm actions?’

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