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I made a new slingshot. I call it the "Speedo". It's constructed with Flatbands ( thickness: 0.5 mm). That is like the Thera-Band silver. The Thera-Band silver has ca. 0.55 mm of thickness. I'm very pleased with the "Speedo". But you have to concentrate you, when you shoot it, because when you don't concentrate you, the ball perhaps hits the fork. I will spray it green later.
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Daniel, nice slingshot. But I recommend changing the fork attachment. The cable binders are bad for the bands.

Use a thin strip of the same rubber you use for the bands, and wrap it very tightly around the band and fork. Then use pliers to fix it. Much better!

Geko did a video about the method, here:


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Hi everybody
I made a new slingshot. I call it the "Speedo". It's constructed with Flatbands ( thickness: 0.5 mm). That is like the Thera-Band silver. The Thera-Band silver has ca. 0.55 mm of thickness. I'm very pleased with the "Speedo". But you have to concentrate you, when you shoot it, because when you don't concentrate you, the ball perhaps hits the fork. I will spray it green later.
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hi there, how wide, and long, are those bands? just curious?
 
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