I have long thought the tried and true sling shot is a great addition to any survival kit. It is quiet, powerful for its size, and you can pick up just about any rock to use as ammunition. It is a great way to get small game for food in a survival situation.

While watching an episode of Apoaclypse 101 on NatGeo I saw a guy who had moddified his sling shot to fire arrows. After toying around with the arrow rest I had seen on the show I decided that there had to be a better, more stable way of holding the arrow while lining up for your shot. The following Instructable is what I came up with.


Step 1: What You Need

The following is a list of the parts used for the Arrow throwing Sling Shot:
  • Sling Shot
  • Wisker Biscut Arrow Rest
  • 1/4" by 1" bolt
  • 1/4"Sleeve nut (I think that is what it is called)
  • Phillips Head Screw Driver
  • T-30 Trox Wrench
  • 3/16" Drill Bit (Not Shown)
  • 9/32" Drill Bit (Not Shown)
  • 5/16" Drill Bit

Hi my is Fernando from PR. I liked the instruccioned for the arrowsligshot. I had a big and that is i can find anywear the wishbisket. Can you help me with thal. I wil apriciated. My email ia fernandoseda@hotmail.com
Honestly I don't remember the bramd name. I picked it up at Wal-Mart for about $9.99 as I recall. Sorry I couldn't be more specific. I hope you can find one, they are a hoot to play about with with or without the arrow.
<p>What brand of slingshot did you use? I would like to make one of these. </p>
where did you buy your sleeve nut from? because I can't find any
<p>It was a left over from some forgotten project. I checked Lowe's and they have them on their nut and bolt isle, but I had to go through each of the nut drawers to find them.</p><p>Sorry it took a bit to get back to you.</p><p>Train to survive!</p><p><a href="http://www.vanguardsurvival.com" rel="nofollow">www.vanguardsurvival.com</a></p><p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/vanguardsurvival" rel="nofollow">www.facebook.com/vanguardsurvival</a></p>
would a 7/32 bit or a 9/64 bit work because I don't have a 9/32 bit
You are shooting for a snug fit of the bolt that is going to hold the arrow rest in place. If you use a smaller bit and then wallow out the hole just be sure not to get the hole too big so you and up with a loose fit.<br>Hope that helps<br><br>Train to Survive!<br>www.facebook.com/vanguardsurvival
Cool, in gonna make this when i can.
I found the 2 and 3 piece arrows on Dave Canterbury's website, as well as the inserts to retrofit your own arrows. Sort of expensive, but may be worth it.
Great guide! Are those 2-piece arrows? If so, where did you get them?
No, they are single piece carbon fiber arrows. The white part about the middle is a small piece of paper with my name and contact info on it. Required to hunt some of the place I do. The idea being if I shoot and hit the animal but don't track it and a game warden finds it they know who to fine for leaving the game, or if I shoot and miss the animal but hit a person, car, or some other object I shouldn't again they know who to fine and or arrest. I haven't seen any two piece arrows in years (1980's was the last time.) For use with the slingshot in a survival situation they might be a good idea, guess I should look and see if I can find a couple. <br> <br>Thanks for the comment and as always, Train to Survive! <br>
This is fantastic, thank you!
I made one of these myself. I modified mine alot more than you did, by welding on a bar to attach a stabalizer or bowfishing things onto. I used a whisker biscuit too. :-D <br>The problem I had was that those yellow bands on those slingshots are worthless. I urge you to get online and buy the black high powered bands. It will make a world of difference. I also removed the nocks from the arrows and super glued in golf tees. It gave me a bit of a bulge to grip onto when drawing that thing back. I got most my ideas from Dave Canterbury. <br>Good work!

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