Picture of slingshot hunting ammo

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

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

Step 1: Rolling

Picture of rolling
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Roll up the lead to the right size of ammo you want
clzfishing5 years ago
I personly like ball bearings better.
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
flamesami5 years ago
my version:
get rebar, cut really short length off, ta-dah
ztevo5 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
sharlston6 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
lamech086 years ago
This is a good idea but, lead is a horrible substance! you could use tin instead.
tom-mot (author)  lamech086 years ago