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  1. General Slingshot Discussion
    I have begun the process of awarding prizes for the Altoid Tin Build Off. We had a total of 34 slingshots entered by 26 builders. It was a fabulous display of ingenuity!!! My thanks to all who participated. To see the prizes, and more importantly the submitted slingshots, just head on down to...
  2. General Slingshot Discussion
    WARNING, WARNING, WARNING This is your last weekend for the Great Altoid Tin Build Off!!!! Get that puppy made, and post it down in the Competitions forum. There will be some fabulous prizes awarded by random draw, so everyone has a chance. Some of the prizes have been announced, but there will...
  3. General Slingshot Discussion
    All right everyone .... this will be you last reminder!!! (Did I just hear a big collective sigh of relief????) Yep, it's that old, ugly, long-haired, bearded, weirdo, hippy freak trying to goad you into being creative. We are in the final days of the GREAT Altoid Tin Build Off. You have only...
  4. Homemade Slingshots
    I just described my Altoid Tin Mutant Ninja II. Here I will tell you about my Altoid Tin OTF. I decided to make another Altoid slingshot, but with a different design. I wanted to try one with an Outside The Forks band arrangement, but with the same tie-free technique at fork tips and pouch. I...
  5. Homemade Slingshots
    I have been thinking that at least part of the reason some folks are interested in the idea of an Altoid tin slingshot is that they are thinking of it as a component in emergency supplies. And in an emergency situation, the simpler the slingshot the better. So I decided to give some thought to...
  6. Homemade Slingshots
    I asked a friend of mine to keep an eye out for bamboo spatulas. She was cruising a second hand store and found these little spatulas for 39 cents each. Hmmmm .... they are just a bit bigger than an Altoids tin, but not by much. Of course you know what was going through my mind. Well, here...
  7. General Slingshot Discussion
    Just a not so gentle reminder ... you have only three (3) more weeks to get your entry into the Altoid tin build-off contest. You could win a FABULOUS prize. Have a look at the details here: http://slingshotforum.com/topic/15639-altoid-tin-build-off/ Cheers ..... Charles
  8. Homemade Slingshots
    Wak recently posted his excellent Altoid tin slingshot called Gimli's Axe: http://slingshotforum.com/topic/15796-my-altoid-ss-gimlis-axe/ I commented that it reminded me of The Gopher's little shooter GS-12: http://slingshotforum.com/topic/5196-small-aluminum-plate-shooter/ A number of folks...
  9. Competitions Forum
    Several of you have suggested some sort of Altoid tin contest. So I thought I would organize one. There have been a number of small slingshot designs suggested that would fit in an Altoid tin. Here are some that I found: http://slingshotforu...opener +shooter http://slingshotforu...+bottle...
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