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Hey guys just a little fyi.I shoot everyday and have gone through countless targets and purchased some bad ones.Hands down the best targets are RINEHART they have the best foam of any target.If you shoot it out in a year you get a new one.Just trying to save somebody from a bad purchase.Check em out if anybody needs a target.Great for broadheads too.
 

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I am curious, how much does it really cost to make a block of foam to stop arrows. has anyone else ever wondered why these targets seem to cost what they do and only last the pre hunting season?
 

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I have had the same 3D target for 3 years & paid under $100 for it I think I got it at bass pro it is a delta & I shoot just about everyday
 

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I had a multi density target that I thought I was getting some pretty good milage out of. then my new PSEs ate it up in a season.
 

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I am curious, how much does it really cost to make a block of foam to stop arrows. has anyone else ever wondered why these targets seem to cost what they do and only last the pre hunting season?

I actually made one, one time. I made it out of 1" thick pink house insulation (that goes under siding). I cut it into 2'x2' peices and then placed them back to back to back,,etc... and then duck taped around the edges of the target. it worked ok, but leaves a film on my arrows. I have about 6 I shoot for only practice. Then I was given a bass pro target from the in-laws this past Christmas and it works well, but good luck getting your arrows out. Hand to lay it on the ground, place a foot on the target, and pull HARD with both hands. Rediculous. Wondering if you get what you pay for when it comes to targets.... those fusions look nice, but there's no way my wife will go for somethign like that....:surprised:
 

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I have been using a big bag target that is full of shreded rubber/plastic. I bought this when I was 15 and first got my bow and it is still stopping arrors evryshot over ten years later. Granted I dont get to shoot as much as I would like but it gets heavy use. I think it would last forever with field points. Last year I switched to muzzy fixed blades and have been using there practice heads which tend to tear it up a bit more.

Hay bails arecheap, replacabable, and the critters can make use of t when you are done.
 

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Tator cabelas should carry em or chk keystone country store,lancaster archery,or go on rineharts website.i have used the 18-1 target for the last 5 yrs awesome target even with broadheads.its about a 100$ worth every penny.i shoot a mathews reezen at 70lbs 29in draw 326fps and have never had a pass thru.
 

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honestly guys there 18-1 target is incredible and they came out with a couple of different targets also.Way better than the blocks or anything else and arrows come out fairly easy.
 

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Hey guys just a little fyi.I shoot everyday and have gone through countless targets and purchased some bad ones.Hands down the best targets are RINEHART they have the best foam of any target.If you shoot it out in a year you get a new one.Just trying to save somebody from a bad purchase.Check em out if anybody needs a target.Great for broadheads too.
The Rineharts are very nice targets out of my price range unless they have come down in price. arrow removal is better then average IMO
that is the thing I hate about the MacKenzie's takes 2 men & a boy to remove your arrows
 

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I am going to save myself a wad of cash. I really don't need to repetitively shoot broads heads at a target. maybe a dozen the week season starts. until then, all the shooting you do only needs to be for staying in sync and remaining in shooting condition. for that, I can shoot field points. the following link is the target of my choice for this.

Morrell Targets - Morrell Targets
 

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honestly guys there 18-1 target is incredible and they came out with a couple of different targets also.Way better than the blocks or anything else and arrows come out fairly easy.
I like the larger block targets so I can shoot multiple spots on them. I never shoot at a single spot with more than one arrow. too costly when you are stacking arrows.
 

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Here is a tip to get a little more life out of your target, if it is the dense foam type: Place an older dense foam type target behind it - the target behind will give a bit and stop your arrows from going all the way through (wrecking your fletching ). Otherwise, it gets a bit pricey to be buying another $50 chunk of foam each season.
 

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I like the larger block targets so I can shoot multiple spots on them. I never shoot at a single spot with more than one arrow. too costly when you are stacking arrows.
With broadheads, I generally will only shoot one arrow at a time - this gets really costly if you stack them and they don't have to be right on top of each other to cause damage. With target arrows, I have found that limiting to no more than 3 per spot works pretty well.
 
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