Via the grapevine I had heard some surprising velocities were being had with #32 rubber bands from Rubberbandgun:
Sooo, I bit the bullet and ordered a big bag of them ... although the shipping to Canada was about the cost of the...
The oil on these finally dried up so I was able to make some pouches and tabs to band these up. From left to right:
1: Modified Dragon design. Longer and fluted handle for use with a hammer grip. Banded with 107s and a very narrow pouch. For a friend of mine here in SoCal.
Spent an hour shooting 3/8th steel this afternoon. Started with my Barnett Diablo with fresh new red "power" tubes.
About the 20th shot, this happened:
No idea... A few more shots though, and the pouch failed. I've found that the pouches that come with pre-fab Barnett bands...