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  1. General Slingshot Discussion
    Little over a month ago Luxor5 wanted to know more about mesquite so I offered to send him a couple of forks to the UK, in return he said he would send me some spalted forks from a nearby overflow to a river, well today, a month later they arrived, as you can see in the pick they are stunning...
  2. General Slingshot Discussion
    Hi Friends Another successful harvest on today's afternoon!! I went for a stroll in the woods and a bit of target practice. And I got a handful of nice forks. Some are very dry and I can start carving them, maybe this next week ...always good surprises in the pruning season ABOVE FROM LEFT TO...
  3. Homemade Slingshots
    For some time, I wanted to replicate a slingshot (mine) that I liked a lot, time ago, and I have not longer with me, but I come now here with this improved model. This is natural wood and handcrafted. Hope you like friends Is really amazing how this fork come in the hand súper soft and...
  4. Homemade Slingshots
    a few naturals i found on sunday . all from one tree that had fallen from the high winds we had. A few natral forks i found on sunday
  5. Homemade Slingshots
    When I first joined the forum, I did not care for naturals. after seeing many of the naturals from many of you, especially Chepo and Bob, I decided that I wanted to try my hand at it. This is the first attempt. So this past weekend I drove the 90 miles to the local mountains and picked up...
  6. Homemade Slingshots
    Hey guys, After seeing what some of the guys have been making (naturals) I thought i'd give it a shot! Here is a group shot of a few I've finished today! Here is my first attempt at using rasps - still need to perfect using them I hope you all like my work, and I hope to carry on...
  7. General Slingshot Discussion
    Hey everyone! Went out this morning to trim the natural forks I found yesterday a little bit. When I finished sawing one of the forks, I noticed that behind what I thought was the main part of the fork, was an amazingly smooth centre. Here is it before.. Here it is afterwards.. PS: the...
  8. The Art of Shooting
    Really not sure what to do here. I broke the forks of a SS today trying to get better at aiming. Had watched the beginning videos the other day and was endeavoring to do a mental checklist.... anchor point , bands aligned....... then BAM! Hit the forks! I had not done that in I don't know when...
  9. Homemade Slingshots
    Hi all, I've made two naturals recently out of a willow tree. They work well enough for small ammo but I suffered some major fork hits yesterday as I tried shooting some rocks. I replaced my band set to allow me to do so, but I guess the fork isn't the right size. One measures 1 and a half...
  10. Homemade Slingshots
    Hello everyone. Most of you are old pro's at making slingshots. I am just beginning and have been looking at the dynamics involved in the shooting system. One thing that I continue to read about is band life. Looking at some of the designs that are available I noticed that few of them take...
  11. General Slingshot Discussion
    What are the pros and cons of having wide or narrow forks? After making my first natural and shooting forks closer together I find I am a lot more accurate with narrower forks. Anyway, just curious. Thanks, Mike
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