- All steel targets must be able to safely stop the projectile being fired at it with minimal deformation to the target surface
- All steel targets must be placed so that all misses allow projectile to come to rest in approved backstop
- All steel targets must be placed at a safe distance from shooter and/or other members and club property
- All steel targets must direct the majority of spall in a safe direction(down to the ground) and not cause a ricochet hazard if multiple rounds are fired at it.
- Area below target must be of appropriate makeup to absorb spall and not redirect it(so no traffic bond, concrete, steel, rocky surfaces, any hardened surface)
- Eye protection is recommended while steel is being used
- Use appropriate steel designed for shooting as a target (EX AR500)
Suggested minimum distances:
- Pistol 7 to 10 yards
- Carbine/rifle 50 yards
- Slugs 75 yards
- 22 Rimfire 7 yards
No steel Shot (or Slugs) or BB guns firing on rifle or handgun rated steel targets
Failure to comply will result in disciplinary action including possible termination from club.