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Old 11-22-2012, 5:55 AM
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Default Midway Shooting Mat Heads Up

Midway has their large and very excellent shooting mat on sale.
$29.99 for the large one

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Old 11-22-2012, 8:01 AM
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That's a GREAT price on a very good shooting mat. Good call posting this. No reason to use carpet scraps any longer....

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Old 11-22-2012, 10:24 AM
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Old 11-22-2012, 11:50 AM
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Originally Posted by pennys dad View Post
Midway has their large and very excellent shooting mat on sale.
$29.99 for the large one
Thanks for posting I've been looking for a mat just like that.
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Old 11-22-2012, 8:13 PM
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Default Al Freeland is all but worn out and this is a good replacement at a good price.
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Old 11-22-2012, 9:58 PM
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I was going to order one, but it looks like they killed the sale early.
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Old 11-22-2012, 10:07 PM
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I was going to order one, but shipping killed it for me. That and they wanted to double the shipping charge to around $24 to add a couple of small butler creek scope caps to the order. I was extra over it at that point.
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Old 11-23-2012, 7:04 AM
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Multiple reviews seem to indicate the stitching is sub-par, that's why I hesitated and didn't buy one. Anyone have one for a while and find this to be true?
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Old 11-24-2012, 6:23 AM
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I have had one of these mats for about 1.5 years. I have used it heavily, mostly in the dirt and mud, and have frequently loaned it to Appleseed participants. It's still in good shape, though shows some wear in the stitching. I think I paid about $50 for it and consider it money well spent.
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Old 12-01-2012, 9:55 PM
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I just got mine in this week and I have to say... AWESOME!!!!

Nothing comes close, at the sales price! The best 30 bucks I have spent on shooting!
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Old 12-02-2012, 9:53 PM
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I think I pointed out in a previous thread that a moving blanket (between $5-$10) makes an excellent, though "ghetto-ish" shooting mat. Fold it over and it's super comfy. And I suppose if you are in the prone position and get cold, you could wrap yourself in it!
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Old 12-04-2012, 12:14 PM
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That's a good tip. I've said this before, I think carpet's actually the most comfy if you're going to be out there all day, but it's kind of a pain to carry around for a regular range visit so I have midway's smaller mat - I think this is the one - It's pretty much perfect for putting between the benches at Chabot for an hour or two, and it rolls up small and it's lightweight.
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