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Slingshot hunting ammo

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hi

This instructable is serioulsy easy to make. rate it as "easy"

you will need:
a strip of lead 0.5 inch wide
pliers
tin snips (or something to cut the lead)

 
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Step 1: Rolling

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Roll up the lead to the right size of ammo you want

Step 2:

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Now cut off the end with pliers

Step 3:

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all done
vistal5 years ago
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yew mean lead not LED. LED means Light Emitting Dieode no offanse but learn to spel
i intentional misspelled all thoose words as a joke (telling some one to learn to spell while misspelling myself
Did you intentionally use bad punctuation as well ?
You don't need a space before the question mark. :)
ya lol ive seen so many messages were a person is telling to another to learn to spell while misspelling and using bad punctuation (its a spoof)
BadVader vistal4 years ago
Pewter is an alloy which can contain lead. The safest thing to do is eliminate lead from being used on or in anything that you plan to consume or use as a container for consumable items. This is the reason that plumbing solder no longer contains lead (unless you still have lead solder in your tool kit) for use in soldering copper water pipes. Lead fishing weights have been largely replace with substitute materials such as brass, steel and non-lead alloys.
lots of pewter has lead in it actually.....
Some Yes But not fishing weights .They contain less then 1% led . This is why new weights are harder to open and close .
lead made them easyer to open and close?
Aha! someone else knows this!! I get tired of having to single-handedly tell everyone that Pewter does contain lead, though it is mostly tin.
clzfishing4 years ago
I personly like ball bearings better.
15zhangfra5 years ago
err... if you use lead and you used this to hunt, wouldn't you get lead poisoning when you eat it? good idea still, i use rolled up pieces of paper before, but never this

i think it  would get sterilized qhen you cook it

Lead cannot be sterilized for purposes of consumption. Ingestion of lead will accumulate in the body and has negative effects on the central nervous system. Effects include mental impairment.
When you kill game with a lead bullet, when removing the projectile we usually cutaway up to 2in (depending on the size of projectile and game animal)  of the surrounding tissue to make sure as much of the lead and bullet fragments.

Also a lot of areas require the use of non-toxic (i.e. not lead) shot which is either made of steel, bismuth or a tungsten alloy.

Aluminum foil is too light for an effective projectile. Might as well use steel ball bearings.
you dont get lead posioning when you eat something you shoot... bullets are made of lead thats why in corny action movies the hero yells eat lead before firin a machine gun at the enemys
oh... sigh* another tally on the mistakes list
It is true that you can get lead poisoning if you mishandle lead. However if you take proper precautions it is no worse than any other material that you can use and greatly increases the terminal ballistics of a slingshot. Marbles and stones are too light (not very dense) and stones are often irregular and can nick your bands. Usually it is the lead oxides that cause problems since they are easily absorbed into the body. Unless you chew the lead or hold lead balls in your mouth (don't ask, but I hear it tastes sweet) you are not likely to become overly exposed to absorbable quantities of lead.
lead oxid not really a problem as it is not very soluble... and the sweet taste... sounds like lead sugar(literal translated from german) which is what you get when lead oxides are exposed to acetic acid
flamesami4 years ago
my version:
get rebar, cut really short length off, ta-dah
ztevo4 years ago
Great idea,  I like the idea of being able to adjust the size of its projectile bassed on the intended target,  the poster below me is correct you are safe.
in answer to all of the problems below...use thick tin foil simple ;-D
sharlston5 years ago
if you do decide to use this (which no one will) you might want to varnish the lead to seal it to stop the chances of getting lead poisining
lamech085 years ago
This is a good idea but, lead is a horrible substance! you could use tin instead.
tom-mot (author)  lamech085 years ago
thanks
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tom-mot (author)  DELETED_GuardianFox5 years ago
Good idea