My first build slingshot!

Discussion in 'Show off your homemades!' started by LW, Jan 29, 2013.

  1. LW

    LW New Member

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    I have done this a week ago, a very different one is already in progress, you can see a little in my avatar image.<br><font face="&quot">But now to the making of the "Red Devil"<br></font><br><strong><font face="&quot">Drilling out of 3 mm stainless steel</font><font face="&quot">... </font> <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_arrow.gif" alt="Arrow" longdesc="19"></strong><br><br><br><img src="http://i11.servimg.com/u/f11/18/08/39/77/rd0112.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br><br><strong><font face="&quot">some<br>grinding&hellip; </font> <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_arrow.gif" alt="Arrow" longdesc="19"></strong><br><br><br><img src="http://i11.servimg.com/u/f11/18/08/39/77/rd0212.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br><br><strong><font face="&quot">Laminating of ABS, aluminum and wood to one side</font><font face="&quot">, glue with epoxy</font><font face="&quot"> ...</font> <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_arrow.gif" alt="Arrow" longdesc="19"></strong><br><br><br><br><img src="http://i11.servimg.com/u/f11/18/08/39/77/rd0310.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br><br><br><strong><font face="&quot">Drilling the holes, and laminating the other side</font><font face="&quot">... </font> <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_arrow.gif" alt="Arrow" longdesc="19"></strong><br><br><br><img src="http://i11.servimg.com/u/f11/18/08/39/77/rd0510.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br><br><br><strong><font face="&quot">Grinding on the drill</font><font face="&quot">... </font> <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_arrow.gif" alt="Arrow" longdesc="19"></strong><br><br><br><img src="http://i11.servimg.com/u/f11/18/08/39/77/rd0610.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br><br><br><strong><font face="&quot">fine<br>sanding&hellip; </font> <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_arrow.gif" alt="Arrow" longdesc="19"></strong><br><br><br><img src="http://i11.servimg.com/u/f11/18/08/39/77/rd0710.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br><br><br><strong><font face="&quot">fitted with thera band black...</font> <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_bounce.gif" alt="bounce" longdesc="27"></strong><br><br><br><br><img src="http://i11.servimg.com/u/f11/18/08/39/77/rd0810.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br><br><br><strong><font face="&quot">If I'm honest, I'm a little scared to shoot with it ...</font> <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_redface.gif" alt="Embarassed" longdesc="10"></strong><br><br><br><strong><font face="&quot">I hope you<br>like it, </font><font face="&quot">suggestions and improvements are welcome!!!</font></strong>
     
  2. Tysonspapa

    Tysonspapa New Member

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    looks great, well done. were did you get that abs?
     

  3. LW

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    <table width="90%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="0" border="0" align="center">
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    <tr><td class="quote">looks great, well done. were did you get that abs?</td></tr>
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    <span class="postbody"><br><br>...thanks you for the comment!<br><br><br>The<br>ABS I got on ebay, it is sold<br>as knife handles. From two handles<br>I cut all 4 parts.<br>I had it lying around, from an unfinished project. The<br>middle part, I had to fill with the aluminum and the<br>wood, also lying around.<br><br><br><br>For grinding and sanding ABS is very good,<br>but to stick together it is not easy. There are only 2<br>or 3 good adhesive for ABS witch I had not here. 2K<br>epoxy does not resolve the surface, so you have to roughen one side<br>very strong. Probably a hit to the fork<br>will take the ABS<br>to burst, because<br>it is very brittle.<br>Whether it is a good material for an every day use...? I don´t think so.</span>
     
  4. DaveSteve

    DaveSteve New Member

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    WOW! What a beauty! Great work. WOW!
     
  5. Flipgun

    Flipgun Well-Known Member

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    <div>Good lookin' stick! Shoot that Puppy! If you break it? You built this one didn't Ya? Build another. Don't be skeered. They are meant be played with.</div><div class="clear"></div><div class="signature_div">
    <br>Failed perception is when you have a gun, I have a slingshot and you think you are the only one that is armed. <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_lol.gif" alt="Laughing" longdesc="7">
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  6. Muizert

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    It's a beauty !!!<br><br>Thanks for sharing.<br><br>All the best
     
  7. Brendaan

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    Very nice design ! love the look of it <br><br>Hope it shoots well for you <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2">
     
  8. tokSick

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    <strong><font face="&quot;">If I'm honest, I'm a little scared to shoot with it ...</font> <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_redface.gif" alt="Embarassed" longdesc="10"></strong><br><br><br><strong><font face="&quot;">I hope you<br>like it, </font><font face="&quot;">suggestions and improvements are welcome!!!</font></strong>
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    <span class="postbody"><br>Don' t hesitate, shoot with it!!! As Flipgun said, you made it for that purpose and if something wrong happens you just make another one. It wont be a problem for some one who make such beauties...<br>If i like it??!! <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_eek.gif" alt="Shocked" longdesc="5"> It is one of the best looking slingshot i ever seen and no improvements are needed in my opinion.<br>Beautiful work man! Can' t wait to see the next one <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_bounce.gif" alt="bounce" longdesc="27"></span>
     
  9. Lars

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    <div>looks cool</div><div class="clear"></div><div class="signature_div">
    <br>hmm nice slingshot!<br>maybe needs some sanding and oiling <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_lol.gif" alt="Laughing" longdesc="7"><br><a href="http://www.youtube.com/user/selfmademilitary" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">my Channel . . . . . Selfmademilitary</a><br><a href="http://slingshotforum.forumieren.com/" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">My Forum</a>
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  10. slingpit

    slingpit Slingshot addicted

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    @ Flipgun<br>yes you are right, there is no reason to be afraid.<br>And if it really should go wrong, I know what to do next time differently or better.<br>And in the end, iwas too curious not to shoot with it.<br>Fortunately, the little devil can shoot very well. (as I can tell this as a beginner) It is quite small, but it is very heavy and it fits well in the hand.<br><br><br>@ tokSick<br>yes, as I said, another project is almost finished, something completely different. <br>Unfortunately I made a mistake with the finish, so I have to do this again.<br><br><br>Building is one thing, shooting the other, and I still have to practice a lot! <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_redface.gif" alt="Embarassed" longdesc="10">
     
  12. Saderath

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    Wow! Amazing work!
     
  13. onnod

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    No words, that is f*****g amazing, i love it
     
  14. FIAAO

    FIAAO Failureisalwaysanoption

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    Very very nice work! Im amazed, awesome work! <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1"><img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1">
     
  15. Alukuchen

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    ok this looks fantastic!
     
  16. zwillie

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    Pah, everybody can make a slingshot like this....<br><br>...if he is such a genius craftsman like you. <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1"><br><br><img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_cheers.png" alt="cheers" longdesc="28"> Welcome to the forum and go on making such beauties, wonderful work.<br><br>I cant wait to see more of your work. <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/drunken_smilie.png" alt="drunken" longdesc="30">
     
  17. Ttnc

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    Beautiful work there!
     
  18. OzzyOsborne

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    Nice - like the two way metals, looks cool!
     
  19. ghost0311/8541

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    i like that what is the red stuff
     
  20. slingpit

    slingpit Slingshot addicted

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    Don´t start making slingshots for the gallery.<br>Shoot with them, or give it away to a person which likes shooting.<br><br>Ähm ,<strong>like me!!!!!!</strong> <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1"><br><br>And once again, it´s a realy nice thing.