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  1. Show off your homemades!
    Ever since i have seen lovely slingshots from shiny aluminum, i wanted one for myself.:D My first try was a cast aluminum slingshot from my Raven template... it was a superb cast, with very little surface-bubbles...but i wanted the perfect shine :cool:. And i wanted my new favorite template...
  2. Show off your homemades!
    Hi there, fellows! Work and other stuff are consuming my time, but I didn't forget this place (although it seems TOO calm....) Anyway, this is something I made in oreder to increase precison shooting. 1cm aluminum plate, aluminum clamp attachment system. Ergo grip in teak wood, pistol like with...
  3. More than one
    Hi Folks, I haven't visited the for sale thread section since our greatest Shockley :D, but it was time. I've spent my last year mostly with this slingshot and managed to make a couple more pieces, so available for sale. Please drop a PM if you're interested, I'm happy to give you the...
  4. Show off your homemades!
    I did not know what mysterious item I would be getting but it turns out Big Dan wanted to upcycle some Indian Rosewood from a speaker box his dad had made back in the day... now with an aluminum back it is one exquisite little PFS... thanks Dan!!! Interestingly I have a rare Taylor 414RCE with...
  5. General Slingshot Discussions
    Hey folks, I'm looking to try my hand at working with some AL on some future builds. But I have a couple of questions for the folks that have worked with AL already. I've read some topics here, but info is spread around quite a bit, I'd like to compile it in one place for my info. If you can...
  6. Show off your homemades!
    ..cheers again :) ..i had some resin left over, and tried some materials.. i was curious how they would look.. ..first some industrial hemp leafs, then aluminum foil and finally some parts i cut out of some old macbooks.. ..just the first tries, but especially the handle for the knive came...
  7. General Slingshot Discussions
    I have seen videos of people casting aluminum slingshots using lost foam casting. I have read online that you can use a flower pot as a crucible furnace as long as you have some concrete surrounding it. Then you make a foam mold. put that foam mold on a large container and fill it up with...
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