A Hand Mortar for... Jörg Sprave

Discussion in 'Show off your homemades!' started by JoergS, Mar 29, 2013.

  1. JoergS

    JoergS Administrator

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    My name isn't very common in Germany. But I do have exactly one name cousin - a guy whom I never met. As far as I know, we are not even related. But he hasn't anything to do with slingshots, that much is clear. <br><br>I have a monster footprint on the web. The other Jörg does not. I have thought quite often about him, poor fellow must have gotten so many remarks and messages because of me. <br><br>He wrote me a message lately. A fan sent him a slingshot that was obviously meant for me! He asked for my address so he can forward the parcel. Nice!<br><br>I wrote him back, apologized for the hazzle, and expressed my general sympathy for the many other misunderstandings I might have caused. He said no problem! So I promised him a hand made slingshot. He was elated, and even asked me to sign it!<br><br>So I made a slingshot from Jörg Sprave for Jörg Sprave. Slightly spalted, well grained birch scales on a 19mm multiplex core. Linseed oil finish. Hand Mortar design (I know I gave this to Cold Steel, but for non commercial use I think that is still OK). <br><br><img src="http://i75.servimg.com/u/f75/16/32/46/92/forjoe10.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br><img src="http://i75.servimg.com/u/f75/16/32/46/92/forjoe11.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br><img src="http://i75.servimg.com/u/f75/16/32/46/92/forjoe12.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br>I will band this up with a nice target band set, ideally suited for beginners, and I will add some ammo, too. Who knows, maybe soon we will have TWO Jörg Spraves that shoot slingshots!
     
  2. FIAAO

    FIAAO Failureisalwaysanoption

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    Haha, thats fun but also a bit sad for him, poor lad :/ Its kind of you to send him a (very nice) slingshot!
     

  3. slingpit

    slingpit Slingshot addicted

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    Very nice SS for your name twin.<br>Please ask him, for a picture of him. Maybe it´s you, living in a parallel world. <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1">
     
  4. onnod

    onnod Im from Holland, isnt that weird?

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    that's really nice of you, hope he likes it
     
  5. Courier

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    This is an awesome story for your biography. <br>"Since then, we got two Slingshot Channels"<br>I like how you name your topics, Joerg. You always arouse my interest with them. <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2"><br>
     
  6. tamirtuch

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    Very well made slingshot! I hope the other Jörg Sprave will start to shoot this slingshot and consider it as a hobby! <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1">
     
  7. Saderath

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    That is a really nice and thoughtful gesture!!!
     
  8. tokSick

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    <table width="90%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="0" border="0" align="center">
    <tr><td><span class="genmed"><b>slingpit wrote:</b></span></td></tr>
    <tr><td class="quote">Please ask him, for a picture of him.</td></tr>
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    <span class="postbody"><br>Yeah that would be great, a picture of the two Joerg Sprave' s.<br>That slingshot is very nice. Sure, Joerg Sprave will be happy with Joerg Sprave' s present..</span>
     
  9. mojo

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    <table width="90%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="0" border="0" align="center">
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    <tr><td><span class="genmed"><b>slingpit wrote:</b></span></td></tr>
    <tr><td class="quote">Please ask him, for a picture of him.</td></tr>
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    <span class="postbody"><br>Yeah that would be great, a picture of the two Joerg Sprave' s.<br>That slingshot is very nice. Sure, Joerg Sprave will be happy with Joerg Sprave' s present..</span>
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    <span class="postbody"><br><br>Mhhh ... maybe he is one and the same ... Jörg made a present to himself ... <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_wink.gif" alt="Wink" longdesc="15">, no only jokeing.<br>Nice idea and very lovely wood !</span>