musical slingshots?

Discussion in 'General Slingshot Discussions' started by zamarion, Mar 28, 2012.

  1. zamarion

    zamarion New Member

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    so i have been thinking about new slingshots design and i thought what if i could combine my most favorite intrument with a slingshot <br>my favorite instrument is an ocarina and its basicly a sort of a flute and the way it produces sound is the same as a flute with the the mouth piece lined up to a< shaped piece so it cuts the air and makes sound anybody any idea on how to do this with wood?
     
  2. pelleteer

    pelleteer Middle Aged Delinquent

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    <a href="http://www.songbirdocarina.com/components/com_virtuemart/shop_image/product/Plastic_12_Hole__4cb75f5ecb21f.jpg" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://www.songbirdocarina.com/components/com_virtuemart/shop_image/product/Plastic_12_Hole__4cb75f5ecb21f.jpg</a><br><br>It'd be tough to do out of wood bacause of the odd hollow shape. I'd imagine you'd have to do it in two halves, routing out and sanding each side, and then glue them together. They make plastic ones nowadays, but I don't know if they'd be strong enough. If they are, though, you could make a stickshot out of one like the one in the link. Attach the band to the mouthpiece and pull it over the little hump. Would kind of look like the one Joerg made out of the titanium hip replacement.
     

  3. zamarion

    zamarion New Member

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    yes well thats the basic sweet potato shape but i thing to combine it with a slingshot fork i could use the mountain ocarina shape wich is this<img src="http://www.mountainocarinas.com/images/ocarina-wood-c1.jpg" border="0" alt="">
     
  4. onnod

    onnod Im from Holland, isnt that weird?

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    i think it would work perfect if you use the mountain with forks on it(if you can find/make one in metal you can weld the forks on to it)
     
  5. zamarion

    zamarion New Member

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    i made a small 2 hole ocarina out of wood today just to see if i can so now im going to work on a 12 hole full ocarina slingshot <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_razz.gif" alt="Razz" longdesc="9"> this will take a while
     
  6. pelleteer

    pelleteer Middle Aged Delinquent

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    I wasn't aware of the mountain type, but yes that could definitely work. If your wood skills are good enough, just make the bottom part (the larger half) with forks extending from one end. <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_cool.gif" alt="Cool" longdesc="6">