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Hi everyone,

While out doing my 10 yard practice shots today, I was wondering whether most of us mostly shoot alone in their basement or in their backyard, or whether some of you get together with family members or friends to shoot slingshots on a regular basis, or whether maybe some of you even have a club structure with a larger number of attending members and fairly regular competitions?

Could you please describe what the situation is in your specific region of the globe?

I'll start:

In Switzerland, slingshot shooters are few and far between, as anyone interested in shooting will choose either firearms or airguns, as both can be owned without too many hurdles in the land of Heidi (albeit with a few impending changes linked to new EU legislation).

So I am one of very few in this country that makes slingshots, buys slingshots, and makes videos about slingshots...so I mostly shoot alone, but have a nephew who seems to have taken an interest in our creative and challenging sport. I am seeking a way of maybe creating a local club.

Your turn...

Thanks.

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There's three of us, the other two are my best critics and fiercest competitors.

We're known as "Me, myself, and I".

 

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I shoot alone mostly. Occassiinally someone wil accompany me to a discrete location. It os not illegal... but I do not want to have any accidents.
When no one is home I shoot down the hall into my bedroom @about 35'.

I am slingin' these two frames exclusively (minus 10 or test shots on any frame I make and band up for gifts or whatknot).
I hope to round up some Tennessee people for a meet and start Cookeville Slingshot Cooperative.

I hope to drive to SEST in Ala. on that Saturday... but it is looking like I will be working or adulting with (for) my kids. Hahahaha... it depends on middle school football schedules and whether they have enough parent volunteers. I swore I'd be less civic by my 40's... apparently I am both wrong and a liar. Hahaha...
 

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Normally alone at some secret place.,because here it's illegal to have and shoot a slingshot in public area.

But today I went to a match close to Madrid centre.
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On my own. But having this forum keeps it fun because you don't feel like your alone because you know there are other guys out there shooting as well. Or something like that any way.
 

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On my own. But having this forum keeps it fun because you don't feel like your alone because you know there are other guys out there shooting as well. Or something like that any way.
Exactly! I could find local shooters for rifles, handguns, airguns and archery but nobody yet for slingshots.
 

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This a very interesting post I wonder how Blue Skeen and others organized slingshot tournaments without internet (I know it’s hard to visualize a world without internet ) and they had to pay for long distance calling Also they didn’t have the fantastic supporting vendors like we do today They did have 2 cent stamps
 

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Alone, sometimes can get grandson with me when he’s not busy, most folk around here when they hear I shoot slingshot think I am weird, a throwback, strange, the ones that have seen me shooting think it’s wonderful, marvelous, great that I can shoot and do, wish that they did, think it’s great, fabulous that I can hit a pop can, knock walnuts off a tree, but other than that, by myself (weird self) just back here in the woods, me and the critters just enjoying nature and each other, no clubs around these parts.
 

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Alone.
 
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