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These 6 Reactive Targets Will Bring the Fun Back to Plinking

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Shooting at regular paper targets can get boring quick.

Why not shoot reactive targets instead? It’ll break up the monotony that sometimes arises when you’ve devoted enough time to a shooting range.

We’ve unearthed six reactive targets that are anything but boring.

1. Guide Gear Steel Auto Reset and Spinner Shooting Targets

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These kinds of steel targets are a sure way of knowing when you hit, and a nice dose of encouragement at the moment of impact. Spinning and auto-reset targets are great for friendly competitions as well as teaching opportunities; there aren’t many better ways to learn the fundamentals of marksmanship. These will provide many hours of .22 long rifle enjoyment.

2. Challenge Targets 10″ Steel Handgun Target

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Steel plate targets allow shooters a quick reactive hard target. This steel handgun target is rated for all non-magnum handguns, and will work wonders on your shooting endurance and consistency.

3. AR500 8″ Round Steel Plate Shooting Targets

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Nothing says tough like an AR500 Steel Plate Target. This is a 100-yard target for rifles with velocities under 3,000 feet per second, and 15 yards for pistol calibers.

4. Tannerite Single Exploding Extreme Range Target

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Tannerite is well known for putting on a huge show when hit by a bullet. This ultra-fun mix will wake everyone up at your backyard range. Just be sure to use under caution, and only execute those wild explosions when you’re 100% sure it’s safe to do so.

5. Tannerite White Lightning Rimfire Targets

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If you’re a rimfire shooter, these smaller Tannerite targets are a perfect replacement, and produce a slightly smaller boom. You’ll never wonder again if you hit the target or not…

6. IPSC Harmonic Steel Handgun Shooting Target

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How about a steel handgun target that makes different audible sounds when hit in different areas? It’s a big part of the appeal with this incredible target. Get out there and make some music!

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These 6 Reactive Targets Will Bring the Fun Back to Plinking