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
Zip Ties
Duct Tape (optional)
Airsoft Gun
Airsoft BB's
Paper Target
Push Pins
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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    76 Discussions


    1 year ago

    I’m new at airsoft and I only have the Beretta 90two! Any really good guns that are cheap?


    11 years ago on Introduction

    hey everyone. I'm new into all this airsoft things. I was wondering what would the best airsoft pistol would be that could fit in your pocket

    10 replies

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

    i would say the p311 spring pistol. it probably woudln't fit in your pocket snugly but best pistol


    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    well ive got the galaxy g1a just over 200 fps its reallly small full metal and comes with a silencer


    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    i highly reccomend a stinger p-30. these are cheap, can be very accurate, reliable, and in general very easy to use and fun.


    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    dude, spend the money and get an AEG has some nice ones for under $100, and if you're willing to go higher, you could get a tokyo marui or classic army for less then $250


    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    for 15$ you con geet a colt 25. it'l fit in your shirt pocket, it's smalle than your hand, and 141 fps (feet per second). just so you know your average spring pistol would be about 200. You could also get a stinger p32 pistol, it's 200 fps for the same price and the clip holds fourteen rounds also comes with a holster and 500 cammo 6mm .12g bbs DO NOT BY ANY CYMA GUNS!!! THEY SUCK AND BREAK EASILY!!! some good airsoft brands: classic army, crosman, jin gong, marushin, & tokyo mariu.


    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Almost any, pretty much. Just look around online in your local wal-mart. Unless you live outside America.


    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    315 isnt much i have a desert eagle from Tokyo marui and it goes 495... im acculy using a scrape metal box soldered together with a an 8th inch peice of ply wood with a paper target on it and theres bumps in the sheet metal


    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    that was my old one it was a deagle but it got left out in the rain, not i have an ak47 with 3 co2 cartridges up the handle it get more that 495 i forget what they said when i clocked it in that the airsoft arena.