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Offline Aromatic

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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #60 on: December 15, 2010, 02:35:19 PM »
Thanks guys.  Personal checks, MO, or cash is fine for payment. 

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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #61 on: December 16, 2010, 05:54:37 PM »
Alright....TheEditor has contacted me, but still looking for word from EEL.

I have put these targets in queue on our burners. I expect them to be on the road to Aromatic on/by the 22nd. There will be 31 targets in that package, while 8 are staying with me for either local pickup or friendly shuttle.

Thanks for the participation!


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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #62 on: December 21, 2010, 10:16:45 PM »
Targets were completed yesterday!   ^:)^

They will ship out to arrive to Aromatic after the first of the year as our receiving facilitator will not be able to accommodate until then. The 8 targets for the 'local' guys will be available for pickup tomorrow afternoon.

Thanks again for the smooth buy guys!

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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #63 on: December 21, 2010, 11:33:59 PM »
Sorry.  I was "off line" at the work weekend in MO.  I'll call tomorrow  @)

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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #64 on: December 21, 2010, 11:58:25 PM »
Missed this one. (Man I was hoping one of you guys would need to back out  :'(  )

Looking forward to the next round.
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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #65 on: December 22, 2010, 08:00:39 PM »
Sorry.  I was "off line" at the work weekend in MO.  I'll call tomorrow  @)

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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #66 on: December 22, 2010, 08:04:05 PM »
George63 just left my place with the targets for the Illinois and Minnesota guys.
Please contact him to arrange pickup.

The other 31 targets will be hitting the road the end of next week so they can be in Texas the first of the year.

If anyone else that didn't get in on this needs some, let me know. I will be making a stock cut here in the next week or two and can run some more then. I probably will not be able to do it for the same price, but I will do what I can for you.

Thanks everyone for making this happen!!

You all have a great Christmas weekend!

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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #67 on: December 22, 2010, 08:33:48 PM »
Hmmmm  #)

However THAT happened...........Thanks!!

Y'all are too much  :bow: :bow: :bow:

Merry Christmas to all

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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #68 on: January 04, 2011, 12:05:13 AM »
Aromatic:

Check for $40 for shipping submitted several weeks ago.  It hasn't cleared yet.

Did you get it?  I'm looking forward to these targets...as if you couldn't tell.

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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #69 on: January 04, 2011, 12:25:51 AM »
The 31 targets should be hitting Texas any day, if they haven't already. I know our plan was to ship them out so they would arrive early this week.

If anyone else needs any of these, or the smaller AQT versions, or anything else, I am making a cut in the next few days to get my inventory ramped up for a show next week. This is a great time for quick turnaround on custom/non-stocked targets. Just let me know what you need and I will draw them up for approval!

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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #70 on: January 04, 2011, 01:34:27 AM »
How much are the AQT sized versions?

I bought a 4" and 16" square from you a while back and have been pleased.

Didn't have the drawings to do any of this fancy stuff.

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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #71 on: January 04, 2011, 09:10:40 AM »
Hi David,

I did receive your payment along with other's.  I will post when the targets arrive and follow up with PMs verifying shipping addresses. 

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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #72 on: January 06, 2011, 07:52:06 PM »
Targets arrived today.  It was a work out for my Ranger but we got the 1050 lbs home.

I will send out PMs confirming shipping info.  They will ship throughout next week.



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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #73 on: January 06, 2011, 08:09:55 PM »
Thanks Aromatic!
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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #74 on: January 06, 2011, 08:11:25 PM »
Yay! ^:)^

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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #75 on: January 06, 2011, 10:46:26 PM »
Appreciate the up-date.
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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #76 on: January 11, 2011, 05:13:46 PM »
These little sweeties going out yet?  I've been returning home to my porch with baited breath since the end of last week....

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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #77 on: January 11, 2011, 06:05:19 PM »
hope you are not going to abuse these with that rifle in the avatar

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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #78 on: January 11, 2011, 09:43:28 PM »
First round goes out tomorrow.

The next round will go out shortly (I need to get some bolts to attach the targets together).

I am sending out PMs to confirm shipping info.  Please call or respond if something is not correct.

Thank you everyone.
« Last Edit: January 11, 2011, 11:30:35 PM by Aromatic »

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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #79 on: January 12, 2011, 01:17:17 PM »
Thanks! Looking forward to these!
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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #80 on: January 12, 2011, 05:33:29 PM »
hope you are not going to abuse these with that rifle in the avatar

Nah...sold off the 50 BMG to fund other projects.  Got tired of punching 1000 yard paper with a benchrest gun at $3.50 a shot with reloads.  My 338 Lapua is a lot cheaper.

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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #81 on: January 12, 2011, 07:20:50 PM »
hope you are not going to abuse these with that rifle in the avatar

I actually have some customers that use 3/8" with success. They are usually shooting no closer than 300-400. I have a plate we shot at 100 that I put out at shows. Only issue we have ever run into is the one customer who shot his torso at 40yds with his 7mm RUM #)

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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #82 on: January 12, 2011, 09:04:35 PM »

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Nah...sold off the 50 BMG to fund other projects.  Got tired of punching 1000 yard paper with a benchrest gun at $3.50 a shot with reloads.  My 338 Lapua is a lot cheaper.

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what do you figure is the cost of a handload for the .338 LM (having to buy or replace the components at current prices)

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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #83 on: January 18, 2011, 12:17:24 PM »
Received.  Thank you.

Quite a conversation starter with the mailman.
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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #84 on: January 18, 2011, 12:50:52 PM »

What do you figure is the cost of a handload for the .338 LM (having to buy or replace the components at current prices)

300gr .338 diameter Sierra Matchking, $0.60
Federal 215M Primer, $0.04
89gr RL25 Powder, $0.22
Lapua Brass Wear, 10% wear per firing, $0.20

Looks like about $1.06/round.  Not too bad, considering what that saves you over factory ammo at $6-7/round. 

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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #85 on: January 18, 2011, 01:42:55 PM »
I looked hard at going with a .338 LM, but my guess on the reloads was about 1.5$ so I went with an oddball to get to about 1200 yd 7mm RSUM, nice BC in the heavy bullets, all around decent compromise. My .223 reloads are at @.17 ,  .308 @ .35 and the 7mm RSUM @.70   I figure they are proportional, each time you double the effective range, the price doubles. At 1.05 the .338 LM is quite a bargain, for years some weatherby loads were the standard for over 1000 yds and very $$$

BTW the IL crew shot the new steel D's in a steady snow at the end of the IBC Jan 15-17 at 400 yds the snow in the air all but obscured the targets but we still got some hits and had a fine time
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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #86 on: January 18, 2011, 03:35:53 PM »
Received.  Thank you.

Quite a conversation starter with the mailman.


Glad they are starting to arrive.  I get some strange looks at the post office as well...

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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #87 on: January 18, 2011, 07:32:26 PM »
Mine came today!
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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #88 on: January 20, 2011, 01:06:23 PM »
Aromatic:

Picked up my two AR500 D-targets yesterday.  They look GREAT!  Now I just gotta paint them black on one side, white on the other for varying light conditions.

Thanks so much!  I'm sure this was a pain in the arse!

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Re: AR500 Steel D-Targets
« Reply #89 on: January 20, 2011, 03:36:03 PM »
Mine was sitting beside the mailbox (a mile from home) yesterday. The mail man flagged me down while I was on a tractor today to make sure I got it. Me thinks he's nosey! >:D

Aromatic, Do I owe you more postage? The amount was more than you originally requested.
Thanks  a bunch!

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