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Old June 20, 2000, 11:33 AM   #1
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Can any of you cowpokes (especially Cherokee Cowboys) tell me what the standard target size is and the normal distance for pistol targets. I want to set up my own "mini range" for practice.
Old June 20, 2000, 12:31 PM   #2
Jeff, CA
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Take a look at SASS' web site at .

Click on the "Shooter's Handbook" link.
Old June 20, 2000, 05:50 PM   #3
Bill Mitchell
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Howdy Will,

The Cherokee Cowboys use 18x24" steel targets for pistol,set at about 10 yards. For rifle,we use 12x12" diamonds set at about 15 yards. A good idea is to practice with smaller targets than you'll see in a match.

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Old June 21, 2000, 11:49 AM   #4
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Thanks, Bill...that's just what I wanted.
Old June 23, 2000, 05:27 AM   #5
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I like shooting at bowling pins for practice. I sorta feel if I can hit them in practice, then big cowboy targets would be easier in the real match.
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