new energy source idea for slingshot mechs

I was considering the idea of using bracelets looped together as a higher power energy source in one of the stronger knex slingshots, please give me your input on this idea, and tell me if it is worth trying.

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Raikou-san7 years ago
I suppose this is the equivalent of using a really tight rubberband. Though, unless the bracelets are rather stretchy, I don't think it will be as powerful.
Knex_Gun_Builder (author)  Raikou-san7 years ago
Yeah good points, I thought since they were stiffer they might have more power.
The farther the bands stretch (while still being tight), the more power they will get, I think. I'm pretty sure that's how you get the most power out of crossbows. Still, good idea, but unless they'll stretch when tied together, I don't think it'll be too powerful.
Knex_Gun_Builder (author)  Raikou-san7 years ago
Thanks, yeah it probably wont be all that powerful, but I think i'll still give it a shot.
Try some balloons, the long kind, ive done that on a crossbow of mine and it worked.
yeah, thats sounds good! I might try it.
rofl4957 years ago
Why not just use a bungie cord or those really big rubberbands that are used on slingshots.
ajleece rofl4957 years ago
Bungie cord = Fail. Unless your gun VERY strong and VERY well designed.
rofl495 ajleece7 years ago
nvm I didnt see your name HE said he wanted a high power energy source.
rofl495 ajleece7 years ago
You said you wanted a high power energy source.