Results 1 to 10 of 10

Thread: Gong Show

  1. #1

    Gong Show

    Finally managed some spare time with the welder!

    My new 30x30cm hardox gong turned up this morning courtesy of the nice folks at BH Targets (BH Targets - BH Targets)

    found a 6m length of re-bar rusting in a gutter a while ago and with some bending and welding have a multi point gong frame which should be able to be used in deep peat or shallow ground
    also strings the gong with a slight angle forward to direct splash down every time

    Went for pegs to hook chains rather than weld them on, give me height options as well as being able to string two gongs on one frame.

    now for some range time


  2. #2
    Looks good that pal

  3. #3
    Nice job! I made some gongs a wee while ago out of some ROV-removable pins for subsea structures that I got from work.

    I wondered why I didn't hear any 'clangs' as I knew I was on target with the .270 . . . . . . .

    Turned out they were only mild steel
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails gong.jpg  
    A Man should be wise, but never too wise. He who does not know his fate in advance is free of care

  4. #4
    Those ar500 gongs can really take a beating. With the 3/8 inch plates a 30-06 will only leave a small (>1mm) dimple. Same goes for 243 and 308.

    In saying that speed and a small diameter bullet will leave a mark. 223 fmj made no marks but a 22-250 left a pretty big crater maybe 4 mm.

    Would like to see the effects of a 220 Swift.

    Sent from my HTC 10 using Tapatalk

  5. #5
    i shot a bullet clean through some rebar before, hopefully that wont happen!
    I went with a hoop as even if shot in one leg it should still stand

    also put a 180gr 300wm soft point through a 5/8" steel plate and then through two breeze blocks!

  6. #6
    17rem, 22-250 will do serious damage at 100yds. I''l only use my slower stuff at that range.
    A young man who isn't a socialist hasn't got a heart; an old man who is a socialist hasn't got a head.
    I have summat for sale; here's the M̶i̶d̶w̶a̶y̶ Brownells UK price... effin jokers.
    "The .30-'06 is unstable at close range" - Ahahahahhahh!


  7. #7
    Someone gave me some advice when I first got my gongs,Dump the chain and use an old seatbelt from a scrappy, the lead splash and misplaced bullets go straight through and don't smash the chain.
    Nothing worse than watching the Gong fall of after a shot and having to find string etc to fix it.


    Ironside

  8. #8
    Quote Originally Posted by Ironside46 View Post
    Someone gave me some advice when I first got my gongs,Dump the chain and use an old seatbelt from a scrappy, the lead splash and misplaced bullets go straight through and don't smash the chain.
    Nothing worse than watching the Gong fall of after a shot and having to find string etc to fix it.


    Ironside

    these are welded links, you will have to hit and entirely cut two side of each link...

    I like a challenge!

  9. #9
    I use conveyer belt to hang mine. The bullets just pass straight through with barely a mark.

  10. #10
    Well the gong took a pounding at out annual 575yd shoot
    everything from 223 to 300wm

    not even a scratch!


Similar Threads

  1. New Porthole Gong
    By bewsher500 in forum Equipment & Accessories
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 27-02-2016, 01:50
  2. Wanted Gong
    By ravanelli in forum Other Shooting Equipment
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 27-02-2015, 19:45
  3. .22 Hornet review and 250 yard gong shooting
    By 247sniper in forum Rifles & Calibres
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: 23-07-2014, 09:06
  4. .22 Hornet review and 250 yard gong shooting
    By 247sniper in forum Rifles & Calibres
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 14-07-2014, 17:14
  5. How thick should a gong be?
    By Danger Mouse in forum Deer Stalking General
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 02-10-2012, 10:03

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •