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  1. General Slingshot Discussions
    Hi, Does anyone use lead shot, the type intended for shotgun cartridges, as ammo? (not the really small stuff, around 8-9mm). I understand they are made in a drop tower rather than cast so they'll probably be a bit less round but do you think this would make much of a difference in accuracy over...
  2. New project ideas
    In the video Perspex and Aluminum: The Sexiest EDC Slingshot Ever? Joerg demonstrates prototype roller slingshot with killer feature of bands fitted inside. Why is it so important? Because it solves the problem of a pouche wiggling helplessly around after each shot. In the prototype the pouche...
  3. New project ideas
    I'm into melting and casting Aluminum as well as slingshots. I'm TRYING (if the weather and the honey-do list every let up) to cast an aluminum mold for pouring slingshot ammo (Lead, zinc, etc) Couple pics.
  4. General Slingshot Discussions
    I thought it would be nice to start a thread where we can discuss new ammo ideas for slingshots. I personally would love to see sweing needles being fired from a slingshot. Maybe a few bunched togeather? Also, it would be interesting to see glass shards used as ammo.
  5. General Slingshot Discussions
    I just saw this at the slinging.org forum. Simply some flour inside balloons, pretty cool though. They mentioned they use this in LARP or re-enactment. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SyfxIryiD8A OR use sand instead of flour if you want bigger mass: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nQQk8meHXE...
  6. Various other stuff
    A year or two ago, I mailed some generously donated PFS together with marbles in one instance, ball bearings in the other instance, to Afghanistan. I am fairly certain that those shipments were never received, whereas hundreds of other shipments were received and acknowledged. I can only...
  7. General Slingshot Discussions
    Simple magnetic bracelet for metal ammo Hello, today I made this simple magnetic bracelet for quick shooting, no wasting time grabbing ammo from a pocket/pouch. Materials: 8cm wide elastic textile rubber band Neodyme magnets , 12x2,5mm each 17N force Magnetic strip Paracord inner strand...
  8. General Slingshot Discussions
    I am looking to buy some 1/2" steel balls for my slingshot. But I am not sure which one is cheapest. Is there like an elite store for slingshots and ammo where I can buy materials and supplies for cheaper than other places?
  9. General Slingshot Discussions
    I have used quite a bit of different slingshot ammo : washers nuts (food) hex nuts rubber balls ping pong balls (don't try this) steel balls paper coins screw marbles marshmallows paintball rocks Whats the best ammo for : target shooting slingshot battles everyday slingshot Also if you...
  10. General Slingshot Discussions
    hey everyone! So I want to make my first slingshot ever and although I'm sure that this question has been asked a few times before, here is it: How much weight should the ideal beginners practice ammo have? On youtube someone wrote that if you don't use the appropriate combination of band...
  11. General Slingshot Discussions
    Hi, I bought a rambone with tubular Bands and now I'm looking for the steelballs. I would linke to buy some at kugelwinnie but he has thousand of different sizes. I have no idea witch size is ideal for the tube bands that are attached to the rambone. I want to shoot just for fun, and I don't...
  12. Trader's corner
    Hi All, Finally the PenPouch design is ready for sale. Available at Shapeways. Webshop link here Collected few Questions & Answers in the past few months, let me share it with you. Is there a free download? I want to print it myself. No, because this design is made for this technology and...
  13. About the Forum
    hi guys if your looking for cheap ammo in the UK check this out http://www.brindley-steel-forging.co.uk/acatalog/Mild_Steel_Balls.html:D:D:D look under mild steel balls
  14. Slingshot Crossbows
    Here is an little update on my bonecrushing sling x bow what do you think? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UC2cF1eF6UE
  15. Show off your homemades!
    Finished this frame last weekend with a paracord pouch. I finished it with bees wax it i completed the whole project pretty quickly.
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