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  1. General Slingshot Discussion
    I know the testing wasn't very scientific, so I don't want anyone taking it as the bible. It was for a bit of interest and it's up to you to make your own decisions. For me the "split frame" won hands down! and it will also work for laminates, just have your core or main laminate as a split...
  2. General Slingshot Discussion
    So the only thing left was a split grain cattie where the long grain is offset by about 20 degrees, thus leaving NO cross grain and simulating a natural. A vertical grain first (normal) 2 light taps with the hammer and there was clean break! 20 degrees next, I gave it a couple of whacks the...
  3. General Slingshot Discussion
    Sorry about the posting in parts, but it doesn't like me making posts, so I'm having to do it in bits and bites. So then it was on to some pinning. I just cut up a pine board into a semi cattie, put it the vice and started whacking with a small ball pean hammer. Now before anyone points out...
  4. General Slingshot Discussion
    As promised, following on from the "show us your break" thread I did a bit of cross grain testing. No surprises in the thread they all seemed to break exactly where theory said they'd break. i.e. at the one point where the long grain suddendly becomes cross grain!! I took a 5 pound sledge and...
  5. The Art of Shooting
    Hi boyz & girlz , i ve jus mount rubber band on my slingshot, and i am very surprise how he's precise. The stick is too short for me 8(cm), i think add 1.5 / 2 cm for more confort. I ve mount and testing this one to , very nice grip but a little to big and i don't like the precision. But my...
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