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Ok gang. Iím looking for some guidance. Iíd like to make a back stop to put behind my bag target.
Initial thought Iíd a horse stall mat on frame with wheels then hang bag target in front. Rob D. A while back mentioned carpet hung verically that worked good for stopping arrows. This will be to shoot in my garage.
I use the horse stall mat on a frame, and it works very well. I wish I had put wheels on mine, but that is the only draw back. It is cost effective and works. Plus, this is a simple thing to put together. For me, there is no down side to the horse stall mat as a backstop.
I've just got a couple of pieces of old carpet cut into big squares hanging with a couple inches between them. Stops arrows well.
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One issue you may run into with the horse mat, particularly if you plan to use it inside, is it's smell. The rubber/composit has a pretty strong chemical odor. My wife was allergic to it. Had to get rid of it.
Carpet with some space behind it so it can move works well. Two pieces a few inches apart is even better.
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