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I was overjoyed when my gardener brought me 50 nice Guayacan forks. They have been my sort of "holy grail" of natural slingshot forks for a long time. I patiently waited for them to dry enough to work with and after several months, took a likely looking fork and started debarking. I was dismayed to discover that the bark constitutes about half of the thickness of the forks and is much too soft to leave on. So, I set them aside. After my unscheduled 6 week trip to Texas, when I returned home I once again thought of the huge pile of Guayacan forks. I figured that, since few of them would be thick enough to make normal sized naturals, why not make some really strong small naturals? That is what I have now done, and here is my first attempt.

This little guy measures 5 inches tall and 2 inches between fork tips. The forks are just over 1/4 inch in diameter and the handle about 5/16, but this is one strong little frame. For power, I used 7 inches of 1/2 inch wide straight cut .050 latex and a Jim Harris pouch, tied on with some scrap TBG. It spits out the 3/8 steel balls at 235 fps and .44 lead at 180+.

In the first picture, the coin is "un quata", or 25 centismos. It is exactly the same size as a US $.25 coin.

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In this picture, you can get a better idea of its diminutive size, and I do not have large hands. Please excuse the dirty fingernails, but I've been working.

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Finally, this picture is here just because it's purty.

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I really like that one, I like the little guys. That looks plenty strong.
 

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Boy, Henry that wood does have a nice color to it! A totally natural lookin' slingshot.
 

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Go surprises! Henry.

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Very nice that it got through all stages.
 

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Some nice naturals Henry. 50...WOW that ought to keep you busy for a while!
 

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I am looking for these kind of slingshot, I think this is best place to buy or sell slingshot's. So would you like to tell me that how can I will get a slingshot? I am really interested to get that slingshot.
I don't usually sell slingshots. I sometimes trade. Do you have something to trade?
 
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