What Are Clay Pigeons Made of?

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Clay pigeons are made from chalk and pitch mixture which is usually black, yellow, white or fluorescent orange. They are targets used as a shooting sport and they are designed to withstand high speeds but at the same time to easily break when shot at.
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Clay pigeon is normally made up of mixture of Calcium Carbonate or Limestone and pitch and is shaped in to an upside down saucer shaped disk. They are usually found in shooting ranges and used as targets for shooting practice.
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Clay pigeons are made from calcium carbonate, which is commonly known as limestone, mixed with pitch. The standard sized clay pigeon looks like an upside-down saucer. The typical
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pitch. and pulverized limestone rock.
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Clay is made out of potato starch, salt and boiled water, this is a recipe for basic modeling clay. There are also many types of clay and they are all made from different ingredients
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Why? clay has a little weight. biodegradable. will hold together until hit. will give obvious signs when hit. maybe some could be made from cattle or deer feed like a range cube.
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