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pennys dad
01-28-2012, 8:44 AM
Hi Appleseeders and prospective Appleseeders

Midway is having a major shooting mat sale.

MidwayUSA Pro Series Competition Shooting Mat PVC Coated Polyester Olive Drab:

MidwayUSA Competition Shooting Mat PVC Coated Polyester Olive Drab

these are great deals and will be helpful on your Appleseed path

Chaos47
01-29-2012, 11:30 AM
50% off, not too shabby!

Smidge
01-29-2012, 1:40 PM
Cool thanks.

Eljay
01-29-2012, 3:45 PM
I have the cheaper of the two and it's great for spending a couple of hours at the range. Fits between the benches at Chabot at a reasonable angle, rolls up small, etc. For an Appleseed I actually prefer my carpet square because it's larger and more plush which is nice for dropping down onto it and spending all day, but that would be a pain to drag to and from the regular benches for a quick shoot and it wouldn't really fit, anyway.

Head416
02-15-2012, 12:07 PM
I was gonna order this mat from Midway, but they want to charge $15 shipping on a $25 item. I know $40 would still be a good deal, but charging over 50% of the item price for shipping is just ridiculous to me!

Eljay
02-15-2012, 12:54 PM
They're pretty big and bulky.

Smidge
02-17-2012, 2:57 PM
Got mine and am pretty happy with it. Nice thick padding.

devilinblack
02-21-2012, 6:10 PM
Ordered the Pro Series Mat today. I agree that their shipping is strange, but it does seem to represent actual cost. After playing around with their options I found it cheapest to purchase the mat separately from my other stuff (10/22 parts and a couple boxes of Wolf Match) because everything else could be shipped "standard ground" but the mat had to ship UPS ground.

the_t0ny
03-28-2012, 12:21 AM
I have one that I bought during their black Friday sale, can't go wrong. And for that price, I was originally planning on picking up a exercise mat to use but saw this and went for it. Yea shipping was a bit much but it was worth it.

mag360
03-29-2012, 5:33 PM
thanks for the heads up, will be doing an appleseed soon!

Quinc
04-03-2012, 9:35 AM
What makes a shooting mat good? I'm thinking about just using a piece of carpet.

Rock6.3
04-03-2012, 11:38 AM
What makes a shooting mat good? I'm thinking about just using a piece of carpet.

Carpet is perfectly suitable.

AlphaOps
05-04-2012, 10:32 AM
These are great mats at regular price and even better on sale. Nothing like shooting in comfort all day at Appleseed.

Unisonetwork
05-20-2012, 7:59 PM
Thanks for the heads-up on the sale...I bought one when I saw your post (pennys dad) two weeks ago. It arrived in plenty of time for Piru's Appleseed (which was today) and it was worth the money (on sale). I figured we will be using it to practice NPA, transitions, and dry fire...at home. Thanks again!