The "Polar Hunter"

Discussion in 'Show off your homemades!' started by JoergS, Feb 7, 2012.

  1. JoergS

    JoergS Administrator

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    Made a cold weather resistant slingshot.<br><br>It has a leather bag in the front that contains two Zippo handwarmers, and has enough room for the bands. This means the bands will stay warm for about 12 hours! They get to about 40 degrees celsius, very nice. <br><br>It has a modified lead launcher handle and "gipsy tab" attachements. This allows the storage of the entire rubber into the bags. <br><br>Shoots nice too! I should probably paint it white, though.<br><br><br><div style="margin:auto;text-align:center;width:100%">
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  2. pipesmoker

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    nice design joerg!!
     

  3. Tobias

    Tobias New Member

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    nice handslap protector!
     
  4. shylock

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    Hi Jörg,<br><br><br>i was wondering if it would also be possible to attach some heating system to the V-slingshot,where the bands are hidden inside a metal body.<br>Maybe an Peltier element with an old cellphone battery ,integrated to a Fimo grip,to keep it all more compact ?<br><br><br>But i also like the medieval leather-style...
     
  5. PDK73

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    Neat design, was shooting today in the cold and was thinking about something similar using disposable hand warmers. I don't know which liked the cold less, my hands or the rubber;) You'll want the big ammo for polar bears.
     
  6. baz550

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    Great innovation, the leather band attachers/extenders could come in usefull on other designs.
     
  7. porcelanowy

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    Yellow <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2"><br>Well for last two-three weeks I have steady temperatures around minus 15 degrees Celsius so I would also need a hand wormer mounted as a handle <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2"><br>Cheers<br>Rafal
     
  8. tokSick

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    Great idea.<br>Is it not too hot for the bands?
     
  9. DukaThe

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    Great desing Joerg <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2">
     
  10. 3bears

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    this has really one upped me, I just keep my slingshot in the same pocket as my handwarmer.... this has them built in!<br><br>nice work Joerg! <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_cheers.png" alt="cheers" longdesc="28">