A slingshot made of plastic bags!

Discussion in 'Show off your homemades!' started by pabloknecht, Feb 3, 2014.

  1. pabloknecht

    pabloknecht New Member

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    Hello!

    I just finished my first slingshot that I used files and rasps (the others were just branches). It is made with HDPE plastic bags and some pieces of HDPE cartons, inspired by The Art of Wepons tutorial of a HDPE slingshot, thank you. Also I think it's important to remind that here in Brazil just 1% of the garbage ir recycled, so making this slingshot I'm avoiding that a lot os plastic bags end in the nature.

    The desing is the Moorhammer (thanks Joerg). And I would like to call mine "Baggins".

    Hope you enjoy.
     

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  2. onnod

    onnod Im from Holland, isnt that weird?

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    plastic bags, who would have thought of that? great work dude! great thinking on the name too ;)

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  3. OzzyOsborne

    OzzyOsborne New Member

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    Brilliant re-cycling!

    Me likey....
     
  4. pabloknecht

    pabloknecht New Member

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    Thanks! Here some pictures of the melted plastic bags before I cut and put in the mould.
     

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  5. kohlqez

    kohlqez Accident-Prone

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    Wow kinda looks like marble
     
  6. Jeremy

    Jeremy Senior member who totally rocks a pink Scout! Pink

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    Very cool. I think I need to try making an HDPE slingshot as well.
     
  7. buckshot500

    buckshot500 Hoonigan Jeeper

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    That's really cool!

    Your mold looks like it's made from cookie dough, gives me ideas.

    Make cookies and a slingshot all at once! :)
     
  8. Slagskimmer Mike

    Slagskimmer Mike thinks TBG smells better than roses

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    That is really nice work.
    The fact that you kept this material out of the landfill (or worse) is way cool.
     
  9. codido187

    codido187 New Member

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    Are those like Walmart plastic bags lol


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  10. Brazilviking

    Brazilviking Thread Hijacker

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    Fantástico! Muito bom mesmo! Que tal postar no Estilingue Brasil?
     
  11. PaulPawx3

    PaulPawx3 Member

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    That is awesome, I like the way that you made your mold. The lead sled dog has the best view, looks like you are out front. ;) Nice work
     
  12. BeMahoney

    BeMahoney Builder of things

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    Cool!

    Well done on Baggins!

    Greetings to Brazil!

    Be
     
  13. pabloknecht

    pabloknecht New Member

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    First, thanks to all!

    Sim! Acabei de fazê-lo, que bom que você gostou e obrigado pelo convite.

    Yes! I hope it encourage others to do the same. HDPE is a fantastic material and you preserve the nature.

    That is because I'm standing on the shoulders of giants. [​IMG]
     
  14. FilthyRusty

    FilthyRusty New Member

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    Wow what a great idea i think i may have to find a source of hdpe