Introduction: Airsoft Trap Target
Ever want to shoot at a paper target without lossing all your BB's but don't want to buy one of those net targets? Please be nice this is my first instructable. For those of you who don't know where to get paper targets you can download and print them from these sites.
Step 1: Materials
First things first gather your materials.
Cardboard or Foamboard
Duct Tape (optional)
Serrated Blade or Xacto Knife
Garbage Can (with handles)
Step 2: The Cardboard
Sorry I forgot to take pics of this step but it's fairly simple. First lay your cardboard on the ground. Then lay your garbage can ontop of it but upside down. Finally use your sharpie to trace the shape of your garbage can onto your cardboard (include the handels).
Step 3: Cutting
Now use your knife to cut it out.
Step 4: The Handles
Okay heres where the duct tape comes in. I used it to strengthen the handles then I use my knife to cut a small hole for the zip tie.
Step 5: The Target
First print off one of the targets from the websites I provided in the intro. Then cut it out with a pair of scissors. Lay it on the center of your cardboard and using penciltrace it. Measure 1" inwards at all four corners. Connect the dots and go over them in sharpie. Erase the pencil and cut out the square. Finally use the push pins to attach the target to the cardboard.
Step 6: Attachment
This is easy. Simply push the zip tie through the hole in the duct tape and cardboard around the handle and into the other end of the zip tie. Then repeat it on the other side.
Step 7: Target Practice
Now just lay your garbage can target on it's side and start shooting. The BB's should go through the paper target rebound off of what is now the back of the garbage can hit the cardbourd and then just roll around a little. Have Fun
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