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Old 05-17-2016, 12:13 PM   #21
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I'm pretty sure you can get aluminum Rambones at the Slingshot Channel store, though I don't think they come with clips.


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Old 05-21-2016, 06:03 PM   #22
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Hey RickOchet, i agree with you. Selling for profit. it is a shame. But this is not my job and there is no whole sale or something like that. When i get that casting facility i wanted 3 pieces. From the 3 pieces; İ finished mine and she shines. You could probably see in the photo which is shining as hell and other two is for sale for a reasonable price. And that is the story.
Nothing wrong with making a profit, but, at 30-45, with time and materials and tooling, you can be making any money at it. If anything, you'd be losing money, time wise, at least. So must be for the love of it.


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Are they still for sale? I might want one!
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Are they still for sale? I might want one!

Yes they are. Only one piece left for sale.
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They look good, but personally i am not too fund of Aluminum as a Material for Slingshots.
Call me an ass-hat if you want but Aluminum out of personal experience with the Material in Racing is sometimes just too prone to spontaneously breaking without showing any sign of it before it happens.

There might be different powers at work so that this might not be too critical with the rather low draw that such a small part would see, but to put it frankly i would never shoot a Rambone out of Aluminum that is threaded for flip-caps as this would be the first point of failure, let alone if you get a fork-hit and keep on using it.

Regarding Milbro, i don't think they sell Rambones at all.
What they sell in Aluminum & Brass are Moorhammers i think, although there are Aluminum-Rambones at the Slingshotchannel-Store... without Flip-Caps that is, and probably just for the reason i mentioned above...
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I think Alum would be quite safe, baring any casting flaws, etc., for sling shots. Relatively low loading. Racing, if we're talking frames, mounts, etc., go through a lot more dynamic loading, vibrations, temp. changes, etc. Would really push a material to it's max, hence all the specialty "blends" of alloys.
But, yes, with backyard casting, it's the lack of total control and chance of inclusions and/or flaws that can really ruin your day!
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At the meatiness of these size slings, you are not going to find one of these things FAILING with even a 20 pound draw weight.

I tested a piece of the FLASHING (the stuff that seeps out between the mold halves) and at 70 thousandths of an inch thick was holding 30 or more pounds of single point force with no bending....

Video I took is HUGE so not posting it....
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Any more left? All gone?
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Rather old post, I wouldn't hold your breath


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