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whats the best to ammo use for slingshots? (apart from rounds and ballbearings) Answered

for shooting rabbits and squirels

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SamarthM7
SamarthM7

4 years ago

Acorns are best. They are light, little heavy, and has big accurancy. Perfect!

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johnnym46
johnnym46

4 years ago

If you use a pencil eraser that goes on a pencil and stick a pin on the inside coming out of the top it will just go threw cloth if you're bored

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JDoAT
JDoAT

11 years ago

Lead Sinkers for Fishing....they work great!!!

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gunslinger2000
gunslinger2000

8 years ago

actually if you use rocks they will lose ballance and the shot will have less acurracy

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ToddisI
ToddisI

Answer 9 years ago

good idea if you dont have any bottle rockets hanging around... haha

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An Villain
An Villain

Answer 9 years ago

Yes, for actual hunting I would recommend getting a blowgun or pellet rifle.

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henryinpanama
henryinpanama

10 years ago

If you want to do some serious work with your slingshot, and if it's powerful enough, round lead bullets are great. I use castoff wheel weights, my Lee melting pot and the brass mold that came with my .45 caliber 1860 Colt replica. At 20 feet my Daisey B52 put one of these through a 1/4 inch sheet of plywood.

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Matt21497
Matt21497

11 years ago

well round beans are decent if u dont want to break anything airsoft pellets are also good. bbs could work butare really smal so u would have to put a few in the pouch and do that

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sharlston
sharlston

Answer 10 years ago

airsoft pellets and bbs are the same thing

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Matt21497
Matt21497

Answer 10 years ago

bbs are metal. Airsoft pellets are plastic

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robo man
robo man

10 years ago

airsoft pellets and bbs are different bbs are metal airsoft pellets are plastic and i recomend that you use plain old shap looking pebles

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ztevo
ztevo

10 years ago

When close to home i use ice,  i have a couple of those ice treys that make round ice cubes for cocktails.  the price is great and i can't run over them with the lawn mower. 

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sharlston
sharlston

11 years ago

use your instructable for ammo

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SorryBarry
SorryBarry

Answer 11 years ago

ya he's right

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SorryBarry
SorryBarry

Answer 10 years ago

lollypops thanks aj_da_dj

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An Villain
An Villain

11 years ago

marbles, or modify it to fire bolts.

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ericm247
ericm247

11 years ago

Haha nothing is better than a steel bearing, but i suppose rocks,marbles,and stones would be best. But remember rocks and stones are not perfectly round so accuracy might drop drastically. Well have fun.

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becida
becida

11 years ago

Marbles without a doubt (unless you are walking on the beach or along a river).

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christophor
christophor

11 years ago

We always used marbles and rounded rocks. If the rock isn't round, it can do some weird stuff when it spins. I swear I saw a piece of asphalt go out about 6 feet and make a 90 degree turn to the left. We figured it must be something like what happens when a pitcher throws a curve ball. When I was a kid, I put a crescent shaped hole in my grandparent's camping trailer with a penny. I don't recommend it for hunting though. You'd probably have to be close enough to touch the critter to do any damage. That's all I can think of. I haven't used one in years. BTW: Please don't kill anything you're not planning on eating. It's not nice. Good luck.

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KentsOkay
KentsOkay

11 years ago

What brand of slingshot? If it's a trumark, go get one of their high performance slings, packs that extra punch that you need. I'd use tracer balls (white marbles they sell in packs of 50) or .25 steel bs.

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tom-mot
tom-mot

Answer 11 years ago

the slingshot is barnett. why?

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KentsOkay
KentsOkay

Answer 11 years ago

trumark makes high performance rubbers, check at your local academy or sporting gods store and see if they have it. they work really well.

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tom-mot
tom-mot

Answer 11 years ago

cool, thanks

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KentsOkay
KentsOkay

Answer 11 years ago

River pebbles also work well.

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landmanhall
landmanhall

11 years ago

I knocked a pigeon down from its roost with a jelly bean! I prefer ball bearings. Lots of power but hard to find. Marbles may be your best bet. They are in every spray can that rattles!!!!!

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Catharsis
Catharsis

11 years ago

Dad always bought a bag of glass marbles for me when I was a kid. They fly well enough and shatter on hard targets like cement walls. That's all I wanted, to make them things pop.

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Bigbloosky
Bigbloosky

11 years ago

There's a cheap brand of candy called "Gobstoppers" that are really hard and perfectly round (about .4") I'm not positive that they would kill a squirrel, but they're really cheap like $1 for 150.

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xdarkxsparkyx
xdarkxsparkyx

11 years ago

depends on ur sling shot resistancs level but i perfer gold coins because u get the other guy rich lol jk um lets see use stone there the best they make other people bleen oh and they get to close shoot them in the nuts :]

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purduecer
purduecer

11 years ago

marbles, perhaps? Maybe some rocks...