My Slingshoots

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Introduction: My Slingshoots

Check out my new slingshoots.I made it by my self and I am only 12 so don't be so hard on me .Put a lot of comments please.

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    gavin1010
    gavin1010

    6 years ago

    How accurate is it

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    rimar2000
    rimar2000

    12 years ago on Introduction

    I did not know a single stick may be a slingshot. Does it work well? Nice job, Anton, but please, don't kill birds.

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    Pasky95
    Pasky95

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    Yes we have 'single sticks' in our place but our projectiles are different. We use an improvised arrow and not stones or marbles or bearings. For the arrows, we use 6 inch nails with flattened tips designed into arrowheads and 'feathered' tails. We fabricate a catch in the arrowhead and this will be hooked to the sling in shooting. We call them 'Indian Pana'. :-)

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    Pasky95
    Pasky95

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    Here's a sample. However, using yarn as 'feather' is not a good idea since it might get tangled in the process of shooting causing the arrow to swing back at the shooter. Its better to use hemp. :-)

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    rimar2000
    rimar2000

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    Maybe usign less yarn (1/2 or 1/3 quantity) the effect could be better and safer. Nice idea, anyway.

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    Pasky95
    Pasky95

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    You're welcome. These slingshots are used by gangs in my country. When 'laced' with poison, its devastating. :-)

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    rimar2000
    rimar2000

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    Oh, that must be terrible. In addition, the harpoon tip dart itself is frightening.

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    rimar2000
    rimar2000

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Because "a bird flying worth over a hundred in hand"

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    Anton1995
    Anton1995

    Reply 12 years ago on Introduction

    It work well as a normal slingshoot. And I will newer kill birds.

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    Pasky95
    Pasky95

    8 years ago on Introduction

    Nice work. I would also recommend putting a cloth between the rubber and the branch before tying them with a rubber band (do not use string). The sharp or coarse surface of the branch will eventually produce cuts in your rubber and you don't want this to happen. The cloth prevents this from taking place. :-)

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    zglynn
    zglynn

    8 years ago on Introduction

    very nice but it's sling shot plz add instructions

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    awallace7
    awallace7

    8 years ago on Introduction

    Great work! I am making one out of scrap from a shopping cart and old rubber exercise tubing

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    carlg14
    carlg14

    11 years ago on Introduction

    have you tried using the metal bit of a bicycle seat underneath it for the sling shot instead of wood