Slingshot Idea

Discussion in 'New project ideas' started by CJC, May 25, 2013.

  1. CJC

    CJC BIG ELK HUNTER

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    I had a idea of making a collapsible slingshot. I don't know how it would perform being collapsible. Any ideas?
     
  2. The Slinger

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    the first thing to do is to know wich kind of slingshot you want to make "collapsible". if you want to do it with the common Y-shaped slingshot, it is easy. what you need to do is:

    1. the slingshot have to be made out of two parts a I-shape(handle) and a V-shape(fork, band attaching place), so begin make outlines for the parts.inportant in order for this explaination to make sense the "V" part must be 1 layer of wood and the "I" part have to be at least 3 layers of wood, i recommend multipex for both of them

    2. saw out the parts you need and get some neodymian magnets

    3. assemble the parts normally exept the "I", it shoud look like this from the side and "x" indicates were magnets can be placed, ignore the"------":

    UP
    ____
    /|----|\ /___wood
    |-|-x-|-| \
    |-|_x_|-|
    |-|----|-| /_____ hollow
    |-x---x-| \
    |-|----|-|
    |-|----|-|
    |-x---x-|
    |-|_x_|-|
    |-|----|-| /____ wood
    |-|----|-| \
    \|____|/
    DOWN

    3.fit the parts togeather for a test and mark where you have put the magnets on the "V" part
    you can also perfect the "V" parts shape if you'd like


    this idea can be combined with the bayonet idea:D
    you just have to remove 2 magnets;)
     
    Last edited: May 27, 2013

  3. The Slinger

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    why do you have to ruin this idea!!!:(:(
     
  4. CJC

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    Thanks for the ideas!
     
  5. The Slinger

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    well my design are more handy: you can switch the fork if it breakes, and think about the capeabillity i already wrote it can be used with the "silng-bayonett", pluss it is cheaper!!
     
  6. CJC

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    I would like to see the blue prints to it.
     
  7. The Slinger

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    do you have an e-mail adress i can send them to?
    i think you only need the basic frame becuase you kind of already have the blueprints for the "accesories"
     
  8. CJC

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    My computer has not been receiving emails for some reason. I think I'm going to have to get a new computer soon. Is there another way to see the blueprints? Can you post them on the forum?
     
    Last edited: May 27, 2013
  9. The Slinger

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    I'll see what I can do, but how do I get .pdf files on the forum? I find it hard to convert the .pdf into .jpeg.
     
  10. CJC

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    I don't know
     
  11. The Slinger

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    by the way the full blueprints aren't finished yet and there are multiple pages(2 pages) in full scale in the document and i am only done with one page.

    the wood is 3 layers x 19mm and the neodymian magnets must be round for the building to be easier, i recomend 3mm x 1mm(magnets) you can buy them off ebay at a massive qvantum for under 3 USD
     
    Last edited: May 27, 2013
  12. CJC

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    I look forward to see them.
     
  13. The Slinger

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    do you got a goolge account, if you do i can share the blueprints with you
     
  14. CJC

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    Thanks for the blueprint.
     
    Last edited: May 28, 2013
  15. The Slinger

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    The "modified" blueprint will be up soon!
     
  16. The Slinger

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    Status report:
    "Modified" blueprints are ready but it will take time before i am able to post a link