Simple noob questions

Discussion in 'General Slingshot Discussions' started by Squatchmo, Jan 26, 2013.

  1. Squatchmo

    Squatchmo New Member

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    So could I just go to Lowe's and purchase a piece of the right kind of wood and cut it out and shape it into a decent slingshot? What type of wood?
     
  2. MaddyMax

    MaddyMax New Member

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    best wood would be plywood/multiplex. that are laminated multi-layers with cross-grain directions.<br><br>you could also use:<br><br>natural forks<br>8 (climbing gear)<br>bottle openers<br>pencils with duct tape<br>coat hangers<br>...
     

  3. onnod

    onnod Im from Holland, isnt that weird?

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    Yep, i would choose high grade plywood aka mutiplex, i think it usually baltic birch but there is even better stuff mde from impregnated and hard wood<br><br>climbing 8s, bottle openeners and natural forks also make very good slingshots, it is all about taste
     
  4. Flipgun

    Flipgun Well-Known Member

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    <div>In the plywood (hobby section, I think.) you can get a 2X2 piece for less than $10. <br>18mmx2x2 LAUAN PLYWOOD, upc090489143459<br><i> it has about 10 layers with a light color that takes a stain quite well. It also rasps pretty good. </i>
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    <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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  5. Flipgun

    Flipgun Well-Known Member

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    <div>@onnod Climbing 8's? Wuzzat?</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. Bruntbob

    Bruntbob New Member

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    <table width="90%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="0" border="0" align="center">
    <tr><td><span class="genmed"><b>Flipgun wrote:</b></span></td></tr>
    <tr><td class="quote">@onnod Climbing 8's? Wuzzat?</td></tr>
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    <span class="postbody"><br><br>I was wondering that myself. Found this on the forum:<br><a href="/t759-to-make-conversation-eight-on-climbing?highlight=climbing+8s">http://theslingshotforum.forumotion.com/t759-to-make-conversation-eight-on-climbing?highlight=climbing+8s</a></span>