Hello from the Netherlands

Discussion in 'Welcome & Introductions' started by SlingsJauke, Sep 14, 2011.

  1. SlingsJauke

    SlingsJauke New Member

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    Hello, I am Jauke and I am from the Netherlands, my number one hobby is Slinging, the father of the Slingshot <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_cool.gif" alt="Cool" longdesc="6"><br>I don't have a slingshot yet but i am planning to make/get one someday.<br><br>I hope to learn more about slingshots on this forum.<br><br>Greets<br><br>- Jauke
     
  2. andreas

    andreas New Member

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    Hello, since the title also applies to me I think it won't be necessary to open another treat. So I'm also from the Netherlands. I found Jörgs instructional movies when I needed to make some slingshots for a plates-shooting game for scouting (scouting like in the youth organization). At the time I used postal-elastics, but now I made a better one with exercise-band I bought at Perry-Sport. It works good, but I'm not satisfied since it's really thin so it tears to easy.<br><br><br>A warning for all my fellow Dutchmen, we are breaking the law. **all types of slingshots are forbidden in the Netherlands**<br><br><br>That's what I found a short while ago on a bushcraft forum after I began to wonder what the rules are. It will definitely mean the end for us letting kids shoot plates with it. <br><img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2">
     

  3. Ryan Wigglesworth

    Ryan Wigglesworth Senior Member

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    Welcome, sorry to hear about your dumb laws! I guess its strictly on your property shooting for you? Or indoors?