whoa, BLACK BETTY bam-ba-Lam

Discussion in 'Show off your homemades!' started by LW, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. LW

    LW New Member

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    <i>I cannot help myself, but building and shooting is like a drug for me at<br>the moment.</i><br><br><br><i>I think most of you understand that very well. So I would like to share<br>some of my projects with you.</i><br><br><br><i> </i><br><br><br><strong>This is a sandwich of rosewood and aluminum. Glue together with 2K Epoxy. <br></strong><br><img src="http://i11.servimg.com/u/f11/18/08/39/77/bb0111.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br><br><br><br><i>Material mixes with a metal core, or with metal inside are difficult to<br>work with. Because mostly (when you have the opportunities) you do the grinding<br>with a belt sander or drill. The metal heats up very very quickly and this is very<br>dangerous with the 2K Epoxy, because when it gets hotter than 100 </i>°C/ <strong><font face="&quot">212</font></strong><strong> </strong>°F the adhesive loses its effect and<br>the glued peaces break apart very easily. This is what happened to another laminated<br>Project of mine.<br><br><br><br><br><img src="http://i11.servimg.com/u/f11/18/08/39/77/bb0211.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br><strong>So I did 90% of the Job without a machine, because I was afraid to break it in the end.</strong><br><br><br><br><br><img src="http://i11.servimg.com/u/f11/18/08/39/77/bb0311.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><strong>After so many hours of grinding and polishing and a wax finish, this is what comes out:</strong><br><img src="http://i11.servimg.com/u/f11/18/08/39/77/bb0411.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><strong>The slingshot can be hold in two ways, near the fork or on the grip, like a hammer grip. Both<br>are very comfortable.</strong><br><br><br><br><br><img src="http://i11.servimg.com/u/f11/18/08/39/77/bb0511.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><img src="http://i11.servimg.com/u/f11/18/08/39/77/bb0711.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><strong>I attached TBG double, for full draw length and a new (for me) method to combine pouch and<br>bands, which I learn from Geko on youtube. Very nice and easy.</strong><br><br><br><strong></strong><img src="http://i11.servimg.com/u/f11/18/08/39/77/bb0811.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br><br>I even shot<br>with it, and until now, it is my most accurate slingshot. I love this little<br>shooter &hellip;<i></i><br><br><br><i> </i><br><br><br><i> </i><br><br><br><i>As I learn from all the experiences of the people here in this forum<br>and on youtube, regarding to the various techniques of shooting, attaching<br>Bands, which ammo&hellip;, and all that stuff, so feel free to ask me any question about<br>how it&rsquo;s done.</i><br><br><br><i>I would be glad to help someone&hellip;</i>
     
  2. onnod

    onnod Im from Holland, isnt that weird?

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    another beauty, i love it
     

  3. slingpit

    slingpit Slingshot addicted

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    Boah, what a beauty.<br>And yes i´m addicted in building an shooting ss to.<br>You are not alone here.<br><img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1">
     
  4. Lars

    Lars The Evil Genious

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    <div>very beautiful nice looking shooter</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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  5. FIAAO

    FIAAO Failureisalwaysanoption

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    Very beatuiful, great work!
     
  6. mojo

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    Very beautiful <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/drunken_smilie.png" alt="drunken" longdesc="30"> !!!<br>I enjoy your work and the material you choose! Really great !<br><br>May i ask, how thick is the aluminium layer?
     
  7. LW

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    <table width="90%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="0" border="0" align="center">
    <tr><td><span class="genmed"><b>mojo wrote:</b></span></td></tr>
    <tr><td class="quote">Very beautiful <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/drunken_smilie.png" alt="drunken" longdesc="30"> !!!<br>I enjoy your work and the material you choose! Really great !<br><br>May i ask, how thick is the aluminium layer?</td></tr>
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    <span class="postbody"><br><br><br><br>Sure, the thickness of the aluminum is 3 mm...<br><br><br><br>regards</span>
     
  8. Saderath

    Saderath Senior Member

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    Beautiful work!
     
  9. SlingShotStefan

    SlingShotStefan New Member

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    I think i've got he same file! Its from a company from Brazil right?
     
  10. LW

    LW New Member

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    <table width="90%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="0" border="0" align="center">
    <tr><td><span class="genmed"><b>SlingShotStefan wrote:</b></span></td></tr>
    <tr><td class="quote">I think i've got he same file! Its from a company from Brazil right?</td></tr>
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    <span class="postbody"><br><br>may be, don´t know, this is all stuff laying around here, I got some more of them...bought this on ebay years ago...</span>
     
  11. Tysonspapa

    Tysonspapa New Member

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    Thats a beauty, well done.
     
  12. Flipgun

    Flipgun Well-Known Member

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    <div>That is so cool!</div><div class="clear"></div><div class="signature_div">
    <br>Failed perception is when you have a gun, I have a slingshot and you think you are the only one that is armed. <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_lol.gif" alt="Laughing" longdesc="7">
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  13. Squatchmo

    Squatchmo New Member

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    Magnificent work of art
     
  14. SlingShotStefan

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    <table width="90%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="0" border="0" align="center">
    <tr><td><span class="genmed"><b>LW wrote:</b></span></td></tr>
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    <tr><td><span class="genmed"><b>SlingShotStefan wrote:</b></span></td></tr>
    <tr><td class="quote">I think i've got he same file! Its from a company from Brazil right?</td></tr>
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    <span class="postbody"><br><br>may be, don´t know, this is all stuff laying around here, I got some more of them...bought this on ebay years ago...</span>
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    <span class="postbody"><br><br>Is it a Nichelson File?</span>
     
  15. Fryskehoun

    Fryskehoun New Member

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    Wow nice one, realy love it.
     
  16. tokSick

    tokSick Senior Member

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    OOOOOh MAN, that' s a lovely baby you got there!!..<br>Impressive,..really... I just can' t find the good words...
     
  17. Arturo Borquez

    Arturo Borquez Administrator

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    Wow LW ... you are a CRAFTSMAN ... I guess we will see tons of nice ss's from you !!! ...
     
  18. Skorps

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    <div>you makeing realy realy nice SS. Just say WOW</div><div class="clear"></div><div class="signature_div">
    <br><img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1"><img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1"><i><strong>!! SÜDBADNER !! </strong></i> <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1"><img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1">
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  19. Lionhardht

    Lionhardht Junior Member---GRAND IMPERIAL POOBAH

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    Amazingly beautiful. This might be one you never shoot but admire and contemplate.
     
  20. xXdoomXx

    xXdoomXx Junior threadjacker ag. J

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    Where can I but it? :p

    J