Wan't to build golfball shooting pistol

Discussion in 'New project ideas' started by Fearless, Dec 19, 2012.

  1. Fearless

    Fearless New Member

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    Hello All,<br>I know Joerg has probably already done this and I haven't seen the the video.<br>I love the monster slingshot that Joerg built, but wan't to build it for a friend that has never shot a slingshot. <br><br>I was thinking of a sliding fork pistol model like the one Ameevis has on the blue print page. <br>Just bigger with a different angle on the mechanism so it opens wide enough. <br>It would need to be able to fit in the long pocket in the back of the golf bag.<br><br>Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.<br><br>Tim <br>
     
  2. tokSick

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    I thought about repeating golf ball shooter 'caus my brother work in a restaurant near a golf club. He keep bringing me the golf balls they find i the ( big) garden there. I can' t help you on that but i will be glad to know if someone got ideas and BP' s for that.
     

  3. onnod

    onnod Im from Holland, isnt that weird?

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    i don't have BP's but it sounds worth a try, i got 2 weeks of free time anyway <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1">
     
  4. tokSick

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    I saw <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lHJ_ruFlB68" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">THIS</a> vid... it is a spud gun. We could never reach that power with a slingshot crossbow but the vid i so cool. <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_twisted.gif" alt="Twisted Evil" longdesc="13">
     
  5. Fearless

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    Thanks for the replys.<br>I think a repeater launcher would be great.<br>I should have thought of it before but Joerg's hand held cannon would shoot a golf ball very well. <br>Tim
     
  6. FIAAO

    FIAAO Failureisalwaysanoption

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    I dont know if its the same for Joergs cannon but my trigger/lock doesnt swing open enough to let a golfball trough. And its not really "pistol-size". I think to shoot a golfball with any particular power or accuracy you would need something much bigger than a pistol. Ive actually been thinking about making a Blunderbuss Junior for golfballs and other stuff but I havent started the making yet... <br><br>Good luck building! I can see in your avatar that you have made some really nice weapons already <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_wink.gif" alt="Wink" longdesc="15">
     
  7. Fearless

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    <table width="90%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="0" border="0" align="center">
    <tr><td><span class="genmed"><b>Failureisalwaysanoption wrote:</b></span></td></tr>
    <tr><td class="quote">I dont know if its the same for Joergs cannon but my trigger/lock doesnt swing open enough to let a golfball trough. And its not really "pistol-size". I think to shoot a golfball with any particular power or accuracy you would need something much bigger than a pistol. Ive actually been thinking about making a Blunderbuss Junior for golfballs and other stuff but I havent started the making yet... <br><br>Good luck building! I can see in your avatar that you have made some really nice weapons already <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_wink.gif" alt="Wink" longdesc="15">
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    <span class="postbody"><br><br>Yes a blunderbuss junior is a great idea I will have to do that. Thanks and nice cannon.<br><br>I can't stop building joerg's weapons <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_bounce.gif" alt="bounce" longdesc="27"></span>
     
  8. Fearless

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    I hope everyone had a great holiday season. I have started on my Blunderbuss Junior but had to stop for the new year. I will post some photos later of my progress so far. <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2">
     
  9. Fearless

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    Trigger closed <img src="http://i1302.photobucket.com/albums/ag130/tfish346/IMG_0591_zps2728dc2b.jpg" border="0" alt=""><img src="http://i1302.photobucket.com/albums/ag130/tfish346/IMG_0592_zpsd2c2029f.jpg" border="0" alt="">The barrel before finishing the cuts for the groves and gluing.<img src="http://i1302.photobucket.com/albums/ag130/tfish346/IMG_0589_zps74579873.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br>The barrel showing the glue joints <img src="http://i1302.photobucket.com/albums/ag130/tfish346/IMG_0582_zpsb73c53ed.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br>I will be working on it this week in the evening and will post more photos.<br>I'm thinking of a sabot that is part of the gun. It will shoot golf balls from the front lip and steel balls could be loaded in the inside. <br>There is also the possibility of shooting with both balls in the sabot and a golf ball in front.<br>The strings will be attached to the sides of the sabot at the front. I am planning to use the loop side a lock hasp mounted on the back of the sabot to engage the sear. <br>I hope this will work. I would love to know what Joerg thinks about my crazy idea. <br>Tim <br><br>
     
  10. JoergS

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    This will work, good job!<br><br>You can skip the sabot if you use an aluminum or steel rod instead of paracord. Simply put tubular rubber over the ends (the part of the rod that stick out), and wrap tightly with flat rubber strips. Then attach two wodden "catch blocks" to the end of the slot so the rubber protected rod hits the blocks.<br><br>A slight "U" shape works best.<br><br><img src="http://i14.servimg.com/u/f14/16/32/46/92/rodvss10.jpg" border="0" alt="">
     
  11. FIAAO

    FIAAO Failureisalwaysanoption

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    Very nice work Tim <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2"> Now I have to make one to! Im jelaous because of your tidy workshop. Mine is a mess... <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_lol.gif" alt="Laughing" longdesc="7">
     
  12. Fearless

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    <tr><td><span class="genmed"><b>JoergS wrote:</b></span></td></tr>
    <tr><td class="quote">This will work, good job!<br><br>You can skip the sabot if you use an aluminum or steel rod instead of paracord. Simply put tubular rubber over the ends (the part of the rod that stick out), and wrap tightly with flat rubber strips. Then attach two wodden "catch blocks" to the end of the slot so the rubber protected rod hits the blocks.<br><br>A slight "U" shape works best.<br><br><img src="http://i14.servimg.com/u/f14/16/32/46/92/rodvss10.jpg" border="0" alt="">
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    <span class="postbody"><br><br>Thank you for responding to my post and the drawing is a great help.<br><br>I will follow your recommendations , and will be getting back to work on the project.<br>Thank Again<br>Tim<br><br>Photos in the next couple of days.</span>
     
  13. Fearless

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    <tr><td class="quote">Very nice work Tim <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2"> Now I have to make one to! Im jelaous because of your tidy workshop. Mine is a mess... <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_lol.gif" alt="Laughing" longdesc="7">
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    <span class="postbody"><br><br><br>Thanks Failure.<br> My shop is a mess as well, I just clean off a place to take a nice photo</span>
     
  14. FIAAO

    FIAAO Failureisalwaysanoption

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    How is the project going? Did you finish it?
     
  15. Fearless

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    Yes I did but have not been home enjoy it much.
    I will post a video soon.:)
     
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    some ammo
     

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    onnod Im from Holland, isnt that weird?

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