The "FlatComBow"

Discussion in 'Crazy contraptions' started by JoergS, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. JoergS

    JoergS Administrator

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    A new video is online!<br><br><embed pluginspage="http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer" src="http://www.youtube.com/v/om0BSQ3xAuU" width="425" height="350" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" wmode="transparent" quality="high" scale="exactfit"></embed><br><br>This time, the pulley based draw length extension employed by the Bullpup Sling-X-Bow has been brought over to a conventional slingshot. 32 cm (13") of additional acceleration make this camo painted huge frame a true performer. <br><br>Both weapons are shot through the chrony, and the crossbow won by only a few percent. <br><br>The original design is from Mr. Robert Blair, it is called the "ComBow". The Slingshot Channel converted Mr. Blair's invention for the much faster flatbands, and also for the far more powerful "butterfly" shooting style. The result is a stronger slingshot, but it is also pretty bulky. <br><br>The video shows to more frames carved from dogwood, and a hand protection "glove". The slingshots are all used against a 75% empty 5 liter beer barrel. The beer was no longer drinkable, but good enough for the slomo cam to take some nice shots. <br><br>Jörg
     
  2. Ryan Wigglesworth

    Ryan Wigglesworth Senior Member

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    No longer drinkable. LOL . I know some alkys that would not believe you <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_wink.gif" alt="Wink" longdesc="15"><br><br>Interesting slingshots
     

  3. Badger

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    <strong><font color="green">If it is wet you can drink it...!!!</font></strong> <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_wink.gif" alt="Wink" longdesc="15">
     
  4. mrjoel

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    Babaluga...we got a bet here<br><br><br>Is it necessary to spread the splay of the extensions on the flat combow? Would straight forks inhibit efficiency?<br><br>Are there/will there be plans available for these?
     
  5. Lars

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    <div>can you please upload the plans for the hand howitzer?</div><div class="clear"></div><div class="signature_div">
    <br>hmm nice slingshot!<br>maybe needs some sanding and oiling <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_lol.gif" alt="Laughing" longdesc="7"><br><a href="http://www.youtube.com/user/selfmademilitary" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">my Channel . . . . . Selfmademilitary</a><br><a href="http://slingshotforum.forumieren.com/" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">My Forum</a>
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  6. JoergS

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    The Hand Howitzer is a design that I made for Peter Hogan. Therefore I won't publish the blueprints.
     
  7. Lars

    Lars The Evil Genious

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    <div>ok, can you publish other blueprints?</div><div class="clear"></div><div class="signature_div">
    <br>hmm nice slingshot!<br>maybe needs some sanding and oiling <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_lol.gif" alt="Laughing" longdesc="7"><br><a href="http://www.youtube.com/user/selfmademilitary" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">my Channel . . . . . Selfmademilitary</a><br><a href="http://slingshotforum.forumieren.com/" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">My Forum</a>
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