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Old 04-11-2016, 05:43 PM   #1
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A New Way To Slingshot

I have often carried a slingshot along for fun. It is relatively small and light. This new concept to the old idea is very intriguing. Lots of videos on the site. I like the use of arrows too.

I do wonder about using stones, which is my preferred ammo, and whether they would add excessive wear. Sure the ball shot is more accurate, but it costs money, and always runs out.

The Pocket Shot circular slingshot
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Looks dangerous.
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Looks dangerous.
Um, yeah.... That's the whole idea!
Them targets be in real danger.
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That's kinda neat! Don't put your eye out young man
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Yes, mother.... *looks askance at Donna while shuffling feet*
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I use gum balls as ammo. They don't hurt anything, cause I never hit anything.
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I use gum balls as ammo. They don't hurt anything...
... and they're biodegradable!
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... and they're biodegradable!
That was the idea. If my neighbour found one in his yard, he'd think a kid dropped it. I kept them in the freezer to stiffen them up.
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I was going to say I'd put up my Wrist Rocket against that anytime but then I watched the video. Unless they faked the video the accuracy seems to be surprisingly good.

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Slingshots

I have a couple of wrist rockets and clones. I also have a very old Victor fiberglass model made by the animal trap company of the same name. I always used 1/4 or 3/8 inch lead balls but those have fallen from grace environmentally. Marbles used to fly pretty true also. When I need to make a squirrel move from his perch high in a hickory tree, out comes the flipper.
Used to use surgical tubing from the medical supply store for rubber and cut up a worn out billfold for a leather shot pocket. Wish I was 12 again.
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