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Action Target “Buy One Get One” Holiday Sale

Posted on December 23rd, 2016 by ar15news

Here’s an awesome holiday sale you’re not going to want to miss out on. Now through 1/16/2017 if you buy an Action Target PT IDPA Practice Torso steel target or PT Hostage steel target you will also get your choice of either a Rimfire Blue Hostage steel target or a Rimfire Blue Tactical Torso steel target absolutely FREE. This is a no-brainer deal to get in on. Head on over to www.LETargets.com to snag your pair before they’re all gone. 

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2016 Black Friday S A L E ! ! – Black Rhino Concealment

Posted on November 25th, 2016 by ar15news

Black Rhino Concealment is offering 15% off site wide when you use the discount code “BLKFRI16” at checkout. This sale runs now through Sunday the 27th. Take advantage of this deal and get some awesome Kydex Holsters, AR and Pistol Mag Carriers, etc at www.BlackRhinoConcealment.com.

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We are having a Black Friday Sale. Get 15% off your total order with coupon code BLKFRI16. You can enter the code under the cart page just before checkout. Sale ends on Nov. 27th

2016 Black Friday S A L E ! ! – Action Target

Posted on November 21st, 2016 by ar15news

Check out the Action Target Black Friday Sale going on right now. There are so many awesome items on sale I literally just screen capped it and linked the image to the main sale.  Click on the image below to get in on the deals.

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Action Target Veterans Day Special

Posted on November 10th, 2016 by ar15news

Action Target is celebrating Veterans Day with a sale on all of their awesome paper targets. Now through Sunday you can save 30% off all paper targets at www.LETargets.com by using the code “VETSDAY2016” at checkout. 

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Duration: FridaySunday.

Details: 30% off all paper targets.

Promo code: VETSDAY2016

For the seasoned shooter, making adjustments on their go to optic may seem like second nature. For a novice or new shooter, making those same adjustments can take some time to figure out. Now throw in different optics with different click values and even an experienced shooter can get thrown off. ZeroBravo has just introduced the new S.M.A.R.T. Card which is designed as a tool to help you know right away what each click of virtually any optic represents from 7 meters all the way out to 400 meters.

The Simple Marksman Adjustment Reference Table, or S.M.A.R.T. Card, was developed to provide a simple answer to the question we have all had on the range. “How many clicks do I need to move up an inch at this distance?”

While the concept is simple, amassing the data into a useful format was key. For example – The DeltaPoint Pro or Trijicon RMR moves 1” per click at 100 yards. But how does that translate on your pistol at 7 yards? The answer to that question is 1 click moves 4/57” at 7 yards. Great! That is useless information to someone trying to figure out how many clicks to move their adjustment. So it is simplified to 1/14 – so it would take 14 clicks to move it 1 inch at 7 yards.

All the data was calculated for both yards and meters and the average was used. This number was then simplified to fractions of 1/* in order to give the shooter or coach a useful reference for how far to move that particular optic at the referenced distance. An example of this is that the M4 rear sight 3/4” per click at 100 meters. At 25 meters, it moves 6/35”. To simplify this, we change this to 7/35” – or simply 1/5”. So now you know you need to go 5 clicks at 25 meters to move 1”. While we freely acknowledge that the mathematical conversions are not exact, we feel that the difference of 1/35” is negligible and the referenced measurement is much more useful as the simple fraction.

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In addition to the data referenced on our wheel from 7m to 400 meters, the card also contains 2 rulers for measuring your groups as well as two trajectory illustrations for instructors to better explain this concept to their students.

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The card is made from water proof die cut PVC so additional protection is not required for use on the range, in your field bag, or anywhere else. Measuring 5” wide and 4” tall, the card will easily fit in your uniform pocket, back pocket or range bag.

The S.M.A.R.T. Card is manufactured from die cut PVC and is 100% Made in the USA.

Height:   4 in (10.16 cm)

Width:   5 in (12.7 cm)

Depth:   0.06 in (0.15 cm)

Weight:   0.5 oz (14.17 g)

I personally love to take someone who has never shot before and teach them firearms safety, get them out shooting, learning how to make scope adjustments, etc. The last thing I want to do with that new shooter is overwhelm them with a figuring out click values at different distances.

Using a tool like this in conjunction with working through the actual math reinforces that you’re doing the correct mental math. Practice Makes Perfect! While not everyone will feel the need for this product I definitely see it coming in very handy when helping new shooters learn how to make adjustments, working with a new optic, etc. Being that its made of a durable PVC material its an easy item to just throw in your range bag and take it with you anytime you shoot.

The new ZeroBravo S.M.A.R.T. Card is priced at just $14.95 available right now at www.ZeroBravo.com.


This article was written by Mark B Wentzel

Halfcocked Targets – Memorial Day

Posted on May 28th, 2016 by ar15news

Halfcocked Targets is offering a 20% discount on all products including Steel Targets, Knockdown Targets, Target Stands, etc. now through Memorial Day, 5-30-2016. Just use the code “Memorial” at checkout on www.HalfcockedTargets.com.

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Honoring our fallen heroes on Memorial Day.

Celebrate/ Honor/ Remember

Promo Code: Memorial

TacStrike Systems Steps Back in Order to Move Forward

Posted on June 22nd, 2015 by ar15news

**Press Release**

TacStrike never intended to be every shooters target company. Only to serve those who needed our products at the highest level.

Roanoke, VA – June 19th 2015 – TacStrike Systems, a leading target manufacturer and retailer, is pleased to announce a return to the core principles that made TacStrike the trainer’s choice. This move is the culmination of many influences and a desire to serve shooters more efficiently and with lower pricing. A previous move to expand the target line to be all things to all shooters dilutes our goal and makes us appear to be just another target maker. However, by redirecting focus back to the foundation of the company, streamlining and eliminating the clutter TacStrike will be serving you faster, more affordably and with proven items for your training.

As of today TacStrike’s target lineup consists of a dozen items. Targets proven by the industry’s leading instructors to be the best for the job of training fighters. This streamlined approach allows a significant reduction in prices, by more than a third in some cases, speed up delivery times and handle your needs both before and after a sale with more care.

When your rifle costs a months salary and a case of ammo is equal to a romantic weekend getaway getting quality targets at a price that doesn’t break the bank makes everyone a more motivated shooter. So here is an sample of the new prices

–  1/4 Scale Steel Target Systems are now $175. Down from $220
–  1/4 Scale Ultra Lites Steel Targets are now $155. Down from $199
–  Full Size Steel Target Systems are now $299.95. Down from $399
–  4 Packs of Arch Frame Target Carriers are now $99.95. Down from $150
See More Now… 

With the movement to this pricing structure there are now two pricing structures. The manufacturing cost and retail. Low costs and streamlined like this makes the everyday ordering procedures simple for everyone. When a quantity of item(s) is needed shipping shifts from individual boxes to pallets and freight shipping which can save even more when outfitting a range or reseller.

TacStrike’s superb quality and craftsmanship hasn’t changed and the NO BS Warranty is still in place. If you ever experience a problem with a product TacStrike will work with you to make it right as fast and painless as possible.

So join an industry leader as quality, price and customer service take a front seat to low cost, low quality alternatives.

About TacStrike

TacStrike was opened on July 4th, 2011 by Rob Tackett, with the help of his wife, close friends and some of the finest professionals in the industry.  TacStrike has continued to provide exception targets for the training of shooters in both civilian and government services. Recently providing targets for the ranges at the Ohio Tactical Officers Conference and having the Body Mass Index awarded one of the Top 10 targets of the year by the American Shooting Journal.

NEW!! TacStrike Target Carrier Solution – The Cerberus

Posted on May 1st, 2015 by ar15news

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve seen guys stapling targets to this flimsy, make shift target carrier that always seems to fall apart after being shot or just blown around by the wind. Then there are the guys who need to bring all of their power tools and build a target carrier that is so over built that it could be later outfitted as some sort of medieval trebuchet. Either way, both of those guys spent an excessive amount of time building or repairing their Target Carrier when they should have been shooting. 

Nobody knows this scenario better than Rob of TacStrike. Rob has been a very well known instructor for years now and also builds some of the best steel targets and target carriers on the market. Today Rob is introducing a new product that is so simple yet so smart. You’ll never need to build a target carrier again.

Rob’s new target carrier design utilizes 3 pieces of square steel tubing that is welded together to create each leg of the target base. You simply rip a 2×4 in half, cut the two “feet” to the length you want them, cut the center post to the length you need to accommodate the target you will be shooting and then insert the uprights and you’re ready to shoot. All of the pieces are held in place using thumb screws so you don’t need any tools to assemble or disassemble the carrier.

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This new target carrier is also adaptable in that it can change to accommodate any size target you want to attach to the uprights by simply adjusting the width of the center post. Another thing to note is that if its windy out that day, you can cut the “feet” of the carrier a bit longer to make it harder to blow over.

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One of the best parts about a super simple design is that it usually comes with a super simple price tag. TacStrike will be selling these as a pair for $21.95 plus $6 shipping anywhere in the lower 48. Now that is an affordable modular target carrier. Check them out now at www.TacStrike.com.

TacStrike Steel Target Systems – February Sale

Posted on February 23rd, 2015 by ar15news

Our friends at TacStrike have been doing a great sale this month and I have been meaning to tell you guys about it. Through the end of the month you can save 15% and get FREE SHIPPING on 3 of TacStrike’s most popular Steel Targets. The 1/4 Scale, 1/4 Scale Ultralight and Full Size are all on sale. Just use the code “100 Yards” at checkout to get the 15% discount and free shipping. The targets on sale are the first 3 listed on the “Steel Targets” page at www.TacStrike.com

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If you happen to be looking for a more affordable way to get into shooting Steel Targets you might want to take a look at their line of Gongs and Swinger Steel Targets including their “Shepherds Hook” targets that are an AR500 plate of steel offered in different sizes that all hang from an inexpensive metal Shepherd’s Hook that you can find in the gardening section of most stores. http://tacstrike.com/GONGS-SWINGERS/

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Christmas Sale Starts NOW at TacStrike Steel Targets

Posted on December 10th, 2014 by ar15news

I just noticed that TacStrike has recently started their annual Christmas Sale. I can say from experience that there really is nothing quite like shooting steel and TacStrike produces a wide variety of what are considered some of the best Steel Targets and Target Stands in the shooting industry. Now you have a chance to save big time on a great selection of their most popular products. I’ve listed some of my personal favorites that I recommend you check out as well.

My Recommendations
–  One of my personal favorite targets I use is a combination of the Arched Frame Target Carrier and the Dropped Steel Swinger. I bought this setup on their last Christmas sale and have been abusing the heck out of it. The swinging plate really gets moving as you shoot it which helps you work on timing your shots, etc and is an inexpensive way to shoot steel. 

–  The BMI or Body Mass Index dual plate swinger is next on my list. Basically it takes the Dropped Steel Swinger that I mentioned above to the next level adding a larger steel “Torso” that swings independently creating two different moving targets. Add the Arched Frame Target Carrier and you’ve got an awesome setup.

–  If you want what the big boys are using at training courses, etc. the 1/4 Scale Steel Target System is what you need. These things are awesome and both the Ultra Light and Standard versions are on sale right now. Definitely worth checking out.

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Head on over to www.TacStrike.com to get in on some Christmas Sale savings. Saving money on products that can take your shooting game to the next level is as good as it gets.

TacStrike Tango On A String Steel Target and Stand Package Deal

Posted on September 17th, 2014 by ar15news

TacStrike is testing the waters and thinking about adding Package Deals with great savings to their website again. If there is enough interest they will add more to the site. To start they are offering a special package deal on the Tango On A String and an Arched Frame Target Carrier. The “Tango On A String” is basically a torso and head shaped AR500 steel target that hanged from a crossbar. Not only do you hear an audible confirmation when you hit your target but the target also moves adding an additional dimension to your range experience. I say lets show TacStrike that Package Deals are definitely the way to go. There are only 10 of these package deals available at just $150 so I anticipate these being gobbled up pretty quick. Take a look at the pics and details below then head on over to www.TacStrike.com to order your Tango On A String Steel Target and Stand package deal. 

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TANGO ON A STRING PACKAGE

If you are reading this than you are part of my test bed for this new offering. Thanks for coming by.

I will have 10 of these to start with.  I will ship them all on Tuesday the 23rd.

This price is good till Friday the 19th and will only be offered on 10 units.

What you get:

1 – TacStrike Arch Frame Target Carrier

1 – TacStrike Standard Crossbar

1 – Tango On A String B/C Zone 3/8″ inch thick AR 500 Rifle Hard Steel Target

1 – Set of hardware to hang target from crossbar.

1 – Steel Target Usage Guide

1 – TacStrike SWAG pack

You will supply the wooden 2×2 uprights to set the target up. A $1.80 at the lumber store.

If there is a lot of response to this we will start adding some package sets into the website as time allows during the new website build.

Thanks Everyone!

Rob.

http://tacstrike.com/Tango-On-A-String-Steel-Target-Package.html

TacStrike Drop Steel Swinger On Sale This Week

Posted on August 18th, 2014 by ar15news

There’s nothing quite like shooting steel targets and hearing that audible “ping” when you hit it. One of the coolest targets I shoot on a regular basis is the Drop Steel Swinger steel target I bought from TacStrike awhile back. Its basically a crossbar with 2×2 inch pocket at each end and 5×5 inch steel plate that is suspended from the crossbar. As you shoot it the steel target swings back and forth which adds an interesting dimension to it. I got an email blast from TacStrike the other day letting me know the Drop Steel Swinger was this weeks sale item and is on sale for just $50. That’s 33% cheaper than what I paid for mine which is a really nice discount. You can also pick up an Arched Frame Target Carrier Base (shown in the pictures below) on sale for just $25 while you’re at it. 

TacStrike Drop Steel Swinger – On sale for just $50

TacStrike Arched Frame Carrier – On sale for just $25

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TacStrike CPaSS Target Carriers On Sale

Posted on July 24th, 2014 by ar15news

My buddy Rob over at TacStrike makes some really awesome Steel Targets and Target Carriers. One of his most popular target carriers is the CPaSS which stands for “Carrier: Portable and Self Staking”. As you may have gathered from the name, it is a Target Carrier that is portable because it folds up into an easily carried shape. It also features a leg that folds out and stakes into the ground to add stability and keep your target from falling over when the wind blows. All you do after that is add some 2×2 wooden posts, attach a target and you’re ready to blast away. Right now he has these target carriers on sale for just $40.50 but there are not a ton left in-stock. Jump on one of these before they’re all gone at www.TacStrike.com.

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NEW!! Tango On A String – Swinging Steel Target

Posted on May 6th, 2014 by ar15news

The guys at TacStrike are on a mission. The mission is to make shooting quality steel affordable for anyone. They’ve come up with tons of awesome options without compromising the quality of the steel being used buy creating innovative, inexpensive mounting solutions. The new “Tango On A String” target is another great example of that. This target utilizes a Head and Torso shaped target that can be mounted with something as simple as rope, chain, snap links, etc. through a single hole in the “head” of the target or they offer a version which has a hole in each “shoulder” area. The target itself is 3/8 inch thick AR 500 Steel with a Brinell Hardness of 495 or better. This means you can pretty much shoot anything you want at it and expect a lifetime of service. Take advantage of the special introductory price on the “Tango On A String” target for just $99 at www.TacStrike.com.

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Below is just a simple mock up of how you could mount the new target using one of TacStrike’s carriers.

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TacStrike 15% Off Everything Sale

Posted on April 17th, 2014 by ar15news

We’ve helped spread the word about sales at TacStrike for years now. They make great, high quality Steel Targets, Target Carriers, etc. Their sales usually are a short term sale on a single item. That’s definitely not the case with this sale. Right now, you can save 15% off of everything on the TacStrike website. Whether you just need a simple target stand or you want to build your own complete Steel Target range, using the code “Stand-by” at checkout will save you 15%. Don’t wait though, this sale is running this month only. Check out the awesomeness at www.TacStrike.com.  

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