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pattering board grease?

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Jim e, Dec 3, 2012.

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  1. Jim e

    Jim e TS Member

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    What Kind Of Grease Do I Use For A Pattern Board Metel Plate?
     
  2. dead on 4

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    Crisco. If you don't like white mix in some target dust.

    Surfer
     
  3. Setterman

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    Good ole cheap black tube grease. My board is black, and so will yours over time from sand, dirt, and grit blowing up on your board.

    It still shows the pattern fine.
     
  4. CharlieAMA

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    Same here. We've used white grease, but Crisco works just as well.
     
  5. Redcobra

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    We use paper over the board. There is a wide aperature 2' grid screen about 2 inches in front of the plate. You clip your paper on the grid. Draw a cross with a dot on it with a sharpie, and shoot. If you want you can take the paper(s) home and compare the patterns.
     
  6. oletymer

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    We use the take down target boxes and there is no grease or other crap to deal with. Clamp them on, shoot and discard.
     
  7. EuroJoe

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    White lithium grease, thinned with motor oil. Use a bathroom brush, rather than a roller, unless you like being splattered with grease.
     
  8. likes-to-shoot

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    Any old cheap bulk grease will work. Most places I've been to use a paint brush to smooth it out.

    The local Ikes uses paint and it builds up after a period of time and gets hard to fill the previous shot marks. Besides grease is faster and if you want to change it just use a putty knife to scrape if off.
     
  9. SC trapshooter

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    We use titanium dioxide (available at good paint stores) mixed in motor oil. Roll it on s-l-o-w-l-y.
     
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