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Posted in thread: Very compact extended draw slingshot on 02-25-2017 at 11:03 PM
It won't break if you use decent materials. But it will be awfully hard to draw it out because
of all the friction. Putting in the bands will be hard, too, and they will jump off the rollers
Posted in thread: Bronze Moorhammer on 02-25-2017 at 10:34 PM
I recommend removing the bands in between shooting sessions, or putting a layer of Thera Band
underneath. The Bronze will react with the rubber and quickly kill the bands otherwise. Also,
Posted in thread: Very compact extended draw slingshot on 02-25-2017 at 11:51 AM
Many beginners (including myself, 8 years ago) believe in the benefits of rollers. In reality a
conventional slingshot with flat bands will outperform a roller monster by a huge margin - both
on shot ...
Posted in thread: Micro Rambone Product Development on 02-24-2017 at 06:53 AM
Yes, PC it will be. The handguard I made for the prototype is made from Kydex, easy for me as I
can bend it into shape with a heat gun. It will be 3 or 4 mm PC in the final version.Such
Posted in thread: Micro Rambone Product Development on 02-22-2017 at 01:45 PM
I am designing a new "Jörg Sprave" slingshot for mass production, in order to cover features
the extremely successful Rambone does not offer.The new slingshot must be smaller and very
pocketable. It m...
Posted in thread: Funniest slingshot prototype ever? on 02-21-2017 at 03:26 PM
I want to develop a "race slingshot" for small BBs shot at extremely high speed. Problem is
that the bands needed for such purposes will give you nasty hand slaps due to the unspent
energy. Can be ver...
Posted in thread: Wood sword... but not a toy! on 02-19-2017 at 06:35 PM
Posted in thread: Storms have positive sides too on 02-18-2017 at 04:45 AM
Wow, beautiful stuff! What model Stihl did you buy? I own one and the carving feature has me
interested.It is the MS 170 with the carving kit. can probably get a carving kit for yours as
Posted in thread: Draw length, draw weight: New approach? on 02-17-2017 at 11:21 PM
JimRhodo, true, that has a huge effect - but it depends on the temperature of the environment.
BTW it is not only the power that goes down. The draw weight goes down as well, If you draw out
a band se...
Posted in thread: Storms have positive sides too on 02-17-2017 at 07:18 PM
New chain saw arrived. This time, a proper Stihl with carving feature. Immediately harvested
the forks - a total of ten! Three big forks, four mid sized ones and three smallish types. Then
I made the ...