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Hey Mel, it looked like that the pouch that they were using was very small, is that right? Does it have a pocket? -- Tex
 

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Looked like a great time. Only thing I would've done different, is having the song "Shoot To Thrill" playing.
 

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Great to see good friends keeping in touch and enjoying the smiles associated with slingshots and hitting the target.
 

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Tex, the pouches on the albatros bands are very small. An Albatros-style band assembly has only 4-10 pound of drawing weight - no need for more! This means one can use very thin leather, which improves the performance even more. The ammo of choice for this style are 10mm steel balls, so again you don't need a large pouch.

The particular pouches have no cup, but a hole in the center. You can see the steel ball on some shots in the video :) the thin leather is very flexible and "wraps" around the ammo.
 

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Seems like you guys had some fun!

I disagree that there is no need for more draw weight than a few pounds. The full butterfly, if shot with a smartly engineered release, has the potential to be devastating, dangerous and truly powerful, and I shall not rest until I have explored this route to the full.

Let us find out what 160 cm draw lengthes can do in combination with a whole lot of thin, extremely tapered flat bands, draw weights of at least 35 lbs, and lead balls with serious dia+weight.

I hope to crack the 60 fpe level that the US military has defined as the minimum energy for lethal weapons.

Jörg
 

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Jeorgs back and by the sound of it he has been relaxing to much and cannot wait to release some of that muscle on those poor little slingshots,looking forward to some more videos jeorg Great video lads.
 

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Tex, the pouches on the albatros bands are very small. An Albatros-style band assembly has only 4-10 pound of drawing weight - no need for more! This means one can use very thin leather, which improves the performance even more. The ammo of choice for this style are 10mm steel balls, so again you don't need a large pouch.

The particular pouches have no cup, but a hole in the center. You can see the steel ball on some shots in the video :) the thin leather is very flexible and "wraps" around the ammo.
I got a very superb pouch from Flatband with the lil shooter he sent me awhile back. Very tiny and very thin, I deem it very acceptable, if not perfect, for this style of shooting.

Great Vid Mel and Company... Looks like you've got an excellent slingshot club!
 

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Good shooting guys!!
You are very successful in the everlasting hunt for accuracy - with a clean style, low draw and small pouches.
Way to go!!
Keep on!

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Torsten
 
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