Originally Posted by Radar
Well Let me be the first one to say
I am not sure if the one I made would stand up to broadheads real well at all but it works real nice for field points. I went and bought some pink foam insulation (styrofoam kind) real thinck stuff. I then cut it up into equal sections and compressed them together with wood and threaded rod. I shoot it in my basement and have had it a while. the only thing is when you shoot your arrows into it sometimes you get a pink film on your arrows, but it comes right off
You can do the same thing with Cardboard, but once again wouldn't trust it for broadheads.
To be honest with you I've shot a lot of targets and NONE ever stand up well to broadhead usage. I would suggest getting or building a good fieldpoint target and then buying one of those very cheap Walmart broadhead targets, shoot it for the season and then toss it and buy a new one next year.
Here are some other ideas for targets as well:
- Get a tightley woven burlap sack and stuff it full of old clothes, blankets, plastic bags... whatever, make sure it is stuffed well. Works great
- Use the Cardboard / insualation / carpet and layer it on top of itself, then put 1 board on top and 1 board on the bottom, run a threaded rod through the ends of both of the boards and crank the sucker down. you can also use ratchet straps but they don't work as well.