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It's pretty much all I use, I've got a great supplier here in the UK. I find it draws really smoothly, and lasts much longer than gzk. I'm loving the .65 at the moment, nice light draw and spits 9.5mm steel nicely. I don't see many people using it though. I just got some .65 precise to compare although I don't have a chrono unfortunately

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Eldon recently sent me a sample of .45mm 100% Slingshot Latex. I did some testing with it this morning. Great stuff! Details below...

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.45mm 100% Slingshot Latex

Freshly cut bandset with a 20 shot break-in prior to checking speed numbers.

Lion Mouth frame was used for testing.

Steel ammo was used for all testing.

Speed numbers were established with a minimum of 15 shots per ammo weight.

Details

Pouch = 55mm x 14mm microfiber

Band cut = 17mm x 13mm x 190mm

Draw length = 32" (812mm)

.45mm 100% Slingshot Latex

.019" measured thickness

Draw weight = 8 lbs 3 oz

7mm = 238 fps

5/16" = 222 fps

3/8" = 188 fps

Notes

> I would describe the band as very responsive, zippy, fast, very smooth.

> I only pulled 32" (425%) when shooting but still did fine for speed.

> The band can easily draw another 2" or more with smoothness

> The band did not even feel like 8 pounds but the scale showed over 8.
 

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The 0.75 is some really snappy stuff, it's quite heavy draw compared to other latex of the same thickness. I've got some 0.8 sheshou and I reckon the 0.75 100% is heavier in draw weight. It's wickedly fast with 9.5mm steel, but I think it would be optimised with 10mm lead or 10-11mm steel. The 0.65 is hands down my favourite stuff at the moment for what I use it for

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Tried out the 0.65 presise yesterday. The 100% is definitely noticeably heavier on the draw but much smoother and visibly faster. I wish I could test the speed properly, but I'm yet to pick up a chrono

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The .45mm 100% Slingshot Latex has comparable performance to .55mm Precise Gen2 Yellow. I tested some old Gen2 yesterday and was surprised at the similarity with speeds and draw weight. The 100% Slingshot Latex has a bit different feel to the draw but the Precise .55mm is still smooth and fast. The 100% Slingshot seems to draw heavy for the thickness but it's available in thicknesses down to .40mm for light ammo shooting. The dealer claims the 100% Slingshot is a four season latex that's good down to -5C (23F).

The "100% Slingshot" is the brand name for this Czech latex. This latex based product was made 100% for slingshot shooting rather than as exercising bands. The .45mm has a color pigment that's similar to the BSB Yellow but just a bit more on the orange. The "100% Slingshot" latex is also available in black, green, yellow, red and an off-white color to differentiate various thicknesses.

Same 17.5 x 13 x 190mm cut used for each tested bandset. Same 32" draw. Same ammo, chrony, shooting temperature,etc.

.45mm 100% Slingshot Latex

.019" measured thickness

Draw weight = 8 lbs 3 oz

7mm = 238 fps

5/16" = 222 fps

3/8" = 188 fps

.55mm Precise Gen2 Yellow

.022" measured thickness

Draw weight = 8 lbs 1 oz

7mm = 238 fps

5/16" = 224 fps

3/8" = 191 fps
 
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