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Shot curtain

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  1. grunt

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    interesting information.
     
  2. shannon391

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    Sounds like the way to beat shot prices. And think how much fun we can have arguing about the color of the background and target choice!
     
  3. phirel

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    They stated that it was economical but did not give any numbers. I wounder what happens if the wind blows?

    Pat Ireland
     
  4. oletymer

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    Pat, you hang weights from the grommets along the bottom. I helped make a shot curtain a long time ago and we hung 3 lb. salmon sinkers along the bottom edge. It would flap a little in the wind but still contained the shot. Also added landscape cloth underneath and the shot could be scooped up without getting dirt and debris mixed in with it.
     
  5. mixer

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    Interesting but you would need something to hang the curtain on. That would be a major construction cost I would think.


    Eric
     
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    think telephone poles and cabling...

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  7. break25

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    Pat, Give this posting a chance there will be more questions and answers comming.

    CHAZZ
     
  8. smsnyder

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    there has to be a curtain on the floor to collect the shot? not a bad idea. wonder what the cost would be vs the reusable sale price of lead shot.
     
  9. oletymer

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    Spitters got it right. The utility company gave us old poles and cable that was no longer useable for them. The tarps were the most expensive part but the whole thing cost about three thousand dollars.
     
  10. phirel

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    oletymer- How many fields did you cover for ca $3,000?

    Pat Ireland
     
  11. oletymer

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    Pat it was a two field setup. Talk to the utility company some are good about helping out some are not. Tell them it benefits the environment. The range was used for youth leagues and law enforcement as well as the general public. They like that stuff.
     
  12. break25

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    OLETYMER,

    WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED? I would be interested in learning more about your SHOT CURTAIN experiences.


    CHAZZ
     
  13. oletymer

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    I am located in Washington but the installation was in California. The club is no longer there. It was closed down because of encroaching housing developments. There were 3 clubs in the area and are all gone now.
     
  14. break25

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    Was that the OAKDALE SPORTSMANN'S CLUB in Cal.?
    They used PRINTING FELTS.
     
  15. bodybuilder

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    I Like that picture, Does anyone know where it's at? Do you shoot from under the covering?
     
  16. smsnyder

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    this would be a good thing to invest in Sparta trap and skeet fields.
     
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    Beautiful way to catch the shot. Wonder what they use to pick up the targets and wads.
     
  18. smsnyder

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    unemployeed people
     
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