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Stephen Graf
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Doc Nock wrote: …So…inquiring minds want to know: What type bales you use? Excelsior? there was a place in MD that made up 100# bales with alum wire and were super compacted, for targets… beasts to handle, but held up well.

I never had much luck with hay bales or straw bales to be exact… shot thru too easily… yours look more substantial to me… Do tell!…

Hay bales. Hay seems to last better than straw. The hay isn’t really there to stop the arrows, that’s what the rubber stall matt behind the bales is for. The hay serves to keep the arrows in place after they stop against the rubber stall matt and to affix a target too.