The Black Snake

Discussion in 'Show off your homemades!' started by Proximus, Jan 14, 2014.

  1. Proximus

    Proximus Junior Member

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    Hy guys,

    This is a prototype i made a few weeks ago out of a plastic board. I got the board from a shooting range, and it had deep groves of bullets in it. Really cool stuff i think. Perfect for a slingshot.
    Its a really strong material. I tried to sand it, but no way. Ao i came up with the idea to flame it, and thar worked fine. It melted the surface and left this nice smooth skin.

    You hold it with only trhee fingers. Works fine it seems. But the next time i have to get the fingergroves further away from the forktips. Its too close right now, i always think i'll hit my hand, but i it never happend, fortunately.

    So, what do you think about it? Leave a comment and help me improve it.
     

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  2. JohnKrakatoa

    JohnKrakatoa Loudest boom on Earth

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  3. BeMahoney

    BeMahoney Builder of things

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    A unique idea!

    And a cool material!- guess it´s glass-fiber reinforced?

    Flaming it was the right decision!

    Good work!

    Greetings,

    Be
     
  4. buckshot500

    buckshot500 Hoonigan Jeeper

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    I never liked snakes much, but that one is really cool.

    A real work of art!
     
  5. Proximus

    Proximus Junior Member

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    No its Not, just a solid Board of black plastic :)
     
  6. Jeremy

    Jeremy Senior member who totally rocks a pink Scout! Pink

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  8. Jeremy

    Jeremy Senior member who totally rocks a pink Scout! Pink

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    I want to see pictures of that bad boy banded up and gripped.
     
  9. VWscooby

    VWscooby Senior Member

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    Interesting. Its always good to see a new and different design. Like Jeremy said, I would like to see some pics of it banded up and being held. Just to get a better idea of how its held really.

    Oh, here is a picture of my Western Black Snake......She approves too :)

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  10. Proximus

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    Your snake is cool too ;-)

    I've put the bands on. Here are the pics.
     

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  12. Jeremy

    Jeremy Senior member who totally rocks a pink Scout! Pink

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    That is different than I imagined. How comfortable is she to hold?
     
  13. Proximus

    Proximus Junior Member

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    Its nice to hold i think. Should i post a blueprint? Then you can try it yourself if you want.

    Sent from my ST27i using Slingshot Forum mobile app
     
  14. Withak

    Withak aka Whitehawk!

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    Interesting design, very creative approach to this one. I like your thinking outside the box. Looks like it would be comfortable to grip too. Nice work.
     
  15. Jeremy

    Jeremy Senior member who totally rocks a pink Scout! Pink

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    A blueprint would be cool.
     
  16. VWscooby

    VWscooby Senior Member

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    Cool, different to how I thought it would be banded. A blueprint would be cool. What do we have to lose from making one? Except our fingertips ;)

    Will be good to see how you develop this design :)
     
  17. Proximus

    Proximus Junior Member

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    Here it is.

    Have fun with it and share your results.
     

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