The Commander Slingshot

Discussion in 'Show off your homemades!' started by Saderath, Jun 21, 2012.

  1. Saderath

    Saderath Senior Member

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    I made this from items lying around in the basement<br><br>The handle is made from a small shovel, cut to shape and attached with screws.<br><br>The forks were bent to shape and made to matching height, screwed to main frame and i made holes for the clamp on method with plastic bolts for band protection.<br><br>The arm support is scrap metal and plastic. The piece touching my arm is actually from an umbrella stand. <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_tongue.png" alt="tongue" longdesc="24"><br><br>I painted it with old modeling paints and sanded it (a bit to much) to have a smooth finish.<br><br>The sight is made from a pipe holder cut in half.<br><br>i hope u like it!!!<br><br><br><a href="http://www.slickpic.com/s/LxzLUNc33ZcT1T/TheCommander/photo#1141885" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://bulk-share.slickpic.com/album/share/LxzLUNc33ZcT1T/1141885/800/p/1141885.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><br><a href="http://www.slickpic.com/s/LxzLUNc33ZcT1T/TheCommander/photo#1141894" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://bulk-share.slickpic.com/album/share/LxzLUNc33ZcT1T/1141894/800/p/1141894.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><br><a href="http://www.slickpic.com/s/LxzLUNc33ZcT1T/TheCommander/photo#1141901" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://bulk-share.slickpic.com/album/share/LxzLUNc33ZcT1T/1141901/800/p/1141901.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><a href="http://www.slickpic.com/s/LxzLUNc33ZcT1T/TheCommander" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Show more</a>
     
  2. Achso_42

    Achso_42 Senior Member

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    cool ss, think the fork is a bit to high
     

  3. tokSick

    tokSick Senior Member

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    It looks fantastic. I just think the fork is a bit too high( that' s me). But if you feel confortable with it that's what matters.<br>Making something from scrap is just great. Great work mate.
     
  4. onnod

    onnod Im from Holland, isnt that weird?

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    wow cool, i also thing the forks can be lowered
     
  5. ketansa

    ketansa New Member

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    Milita shooter. Big enough to make a compartment inside the rectangular part to store ammo <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2">
     
  6. Saderath

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    I noticed i had made the forks too high while i was building it but i thought too try it out and see. But fortunately when i place the pouch to my anchor point under my ear i align perfectly with the sight and it is comfortable. <br><br>I like the ammo storing compartment idea! ill look into it and see what i come up with <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1">
     
  7. tokSick

    tokSick Senior Member

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    That' s the point, be comfortable and accurate. Everyone have his own way for shooting, own feeling, etc...<br>First time i saw a PFS i tought i never will be able to shoot with something like that and now i feel really good with it, better than a" regular" slingshot.<br>When i see what you made, i undersand better your signature.<br>Cheers, Red.
     
  8. Slingshots4Australia

    Slingshots4Australia New Member

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    very cool mate, personally I would have put the forks alittle closer to the front for that little bit more draw length
     
  9. ketansa

    ketansa New Member

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    <tr><td><span class="genmed"><b>Saderath wrote:</b></span></td></tr>
    <tr><td class="quote">I noticed i had made the forks too high while i was building it but i thought too try it out and see. But fortunately when i place the pouch to my anchor point under my ear i align perfectly with the sight and it is comfortable. <br><br>I like the ammo storing compartment idea! ill look into it and see what i come up with <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1">
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    <span class="postbody"><br><br>Yes <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2"> .<br>It seems like the height of the fork can be adjusted, or replaced easily on your slingshot. Try doing what all are saying, you may find it more steady, who knows. You can turn it back again if it does not feel good.</span>
     
  10. kingmurphy

    kingmurphy New Member

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    <div>great sling and its given me a cracking little idea thanks<br><br>Alexander .s. Howson</div><div class="clear"></div><div class="signature_div">
    <br>As soon as women see me, they want to get in shape to impress me. <br><br>So they start running. <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_scratch.png" alt="scratch" longdesc="33">
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  11. Muizert

    Muizert New Member

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    Think its a good shooter, looks cool.<br><br>Those plastic bolts are that caps over the bolts or full plastic ?<br><br>Alway love slingshots that are made from recycled materials.<br><br>Youre slogan : make someting out of nothing could be mine slogan <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1"> .<br><br>All the best.
     
  12. brat boon

    brat boon New Member

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    <div>Nice !!</div><div class="clear"></div><div class="signature_div">
    <br><strong>at school, I am a slingshot expert</strong> <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1"><br><br>on this forum a noob <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_neutral.gif" alt="Neutral" longdesc="20">
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  13. Saderath

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    The screw is screwed tightly to the metal part and then the full plastic bolt is screwed on for band protection, (the plastic bolt is also used to hold shelfs in place). I could have cut the screws to the right length but i have placed the sight in-between.