XSteel Targets Blog

XSteel Targets Blog

XSteel Targets Blog

The Best Steel Pistol Targets

Published August 10, 2017

If you're a pistol shooter, you want to use the best steel pistol targets for your weapon, purpose for shooting, and range. You can't throw up just any target and expect to get the most bang for your buck. You need to determine which one is best suited to your needs, care for... Read More

The Best Steel Targets

Published August 3, 2017

A critical element of steel target shooting safety is the angle of the targets. The steel is harder than the bullets, so on impact, the slug shatters and creates projectiles in several directions. Because of this, you need to know how to angle them to prevent injuries. XSteel Targets has the best AR500 steel targets... Read More

A Guide to Steel Target Systems

Published July 27, 2017

Target shooting is far more than setting up a target and taking aim. Yes, it can be that simple, but we wanted to go into some of the various facets of the sport. This week, we're going to cover steel target systems. Setting up a system can make your practice more challenging and fun, and can push you to... Read More

Safety Equipment for Target Shooting

Published July 20, 2017

If there's one thing that's true about target shooting, it's that there's no such thing as a bad day of shooting. That said, a great day of shooting can turn tragic if proper safety precautions aren't handled ahead of time. No matter how experienced you are, a split second of carelessness can turn into... Read More

The Best Portable Steel Targets

Published July 13, 2017

Even if you belong to a gun club or have a shooting range set up on your property, having more portable options for your target practice is an option. Mounting steel gong targets to stands or plunging steel poppers into the earth are quick and easy, and if you don't have your own space, you can easily transport them to... Read More

How to Use Steel Targets Safely

How to Use Steel Targets Safely

Published June 29, 2017

Safety is the biggest consideration you have to take while using guns. While this might seem like a no-brainer, even those who take gun safety to the highest level can still make mistakes that could end up being deadly. When target shooting, you need to keep in mind... Read More

The Best Steel Targets - XSteel Targets

The Best Steel Targets

Published June 22, 2017

Even if you belong to a gun club or have a shooting range set up on your property, having more portable options for your target practice is an option. Mounting steel gong targets to stands or plunging steel poppers into the earth are quick and easy... Read More

How to Build Your Own Shooting Range

How To Build Your Own Shooting Range

Published May 24, 2017

Many gun enthusiasts spend a fair amount of time practicing at the range. This is important to not only improve marksmanship, but also to improve safety practices. But as many of us know, the cost to join a gun club can... Read More

How to Paint Steel Targets

Published June 15, 2017

Steel targets require paint, whether you’ve purchased a target that comes unpainted, or the ones you already own have been subjected to enough wear and tear to need a fresh coat. We at XSteel Targets ship all our targets unpainted... Read More