my first homemade and PFS

Discussion in 'Show off your homemades!' started by Gates1763, Apr 28, 2012.

  1. Gates1763

    Gates1763 New Member

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    hey guys, i made my first homemade slingshot last weekend and i decided to make a PFS. its made from dymondwood (trademarked plywood) ive been enjoying it alot although im not so accurate with it yet. this will certainly not be my last pfs im considering a stronger material for my next one to help with the breaking from the accidental fork hits <br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=9&u=17385284" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i48.servimg.com/u/f48/17/38/52/84/photo_14.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a>
     
  2. zamarion

    zamarion New Member

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    very nice wood <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2">
     

  3. onnod

    onnod Im from Holland, isnt that weird?

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    HonzaS New Member

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    tokSick Senior Member

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    Nice one. I like pfs shooters.
     
  6. cbsmith111

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    Did you laminate multiple layers to get that thickness? Also, I think you might be underestimating the strength of dymondwood. It's pressed together under extreme pressure and heat. I think it should be MUCH stronger than even the highest grade of standard plywood. I could be wrong, but I think it would take a pretty wicked fork hit to break it. Of course even with solid steel you will get ugly dents from fork hits.
     
  7. cbsmith111

    cbsmith111 New Member

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    I forgot to mention in the last post that is a VERY nice looking slingshot.
     
  8. Gates1763

    Gates1763 New Member

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    Thank you i appreciate it. i had a 12x 5 x 3/8 piece so i just epoxyied 2 cut out pieced together and it didnt take that much to break off some of the fork. i was using 6mm ammo with the single layer of gold. i would really like to try carbon fiber but its some wicked material to work with so idk