Sling Shot




This is a stick sling shot that can go up to 350+ feet with a long rubber band. It can shoot small rocks, pebbles, and metal pellets.

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Step 1: Getting the Supplies

All you need is Tape, 1Vshaped stick, and a strong rubber band.

Step 2: Putting Duct Tape on the Stick

Get two pieces of tape and place them around the the stick.

Step 3: Pocket

put the rubber band around the stick as shown.

Step 4: Pocket

Tape 1 part of the rubber band on. Then do the same to the other side.

Step 5: Pocket

Get to pieces of tape for the pocket. Stick it on the middle of the rubber band as shown. The put tape on the other side.

Step 6: Shooting It

Load the pocket and pinch it. Pull it back and let go.

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    12 Discussions


    6 years ago

    My 8 yr old daughter makes a better slingSHOT


    6 years ago on Introduction

    350 feet? If it can then that is seriously cool but isn't that over 110 metres? slightly confused ^-^ either way its cool, is it accurate?

    maybe it would, probably not in a straight line but if you shot it at a 45 degree angle and had light ammo, for example, a bean, it could


    10 years ago on Introduction

    Uumm...Your branch is to small for it to shoot 350+ feet and even then you need somthing more than a rubber band and tape. I suggest you use rubber tubing and leather.

    4 replies

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    Actually, it shoots far for its size. You don't need rubber tubing. With a tight rubber band, it has a lot of force. Although, it has terrible accuracy, it can go 350 feet roughly.


    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    What I meant was, your branch is uncommonly small in diameter, and for serious shooting, I would try to find one that's bigger. Using latex rubber tubing available at hard-ware stores, and a leather shoe tongue, or a pre-made band from wal-mart, the power and accuracy would probably be magnified.


    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    that sling shot was the smallest one i made. if the branch is 1 foot in diameter then it would be able to go 350+feet


    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    Okay, I have to take back the rubber tubing thing. I found that connecting three rubber bands lengthwise, then six of these chains to each side is better. It dosn't seem to have any extra power, but it shoots a lot faster (as if that made sense.)
    Also, 1/2" diameter wood is strong enough to shoot, but if you carry your sling shot in your hip pocket, like I do, depending on the wood its made of, you'll probably find that it breaks when you sit down.