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OUCH, OOHH, OWIE, #*&^% !

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I sneak out of my office to a shaded area and launch a 3/8" steel using a single 3050 at a 25 yard tree and smack it, but the smack I got in the web of my hand between my thumb and forefinger was really painful !!

I did not have my safety band between the forks so the tubes and pouch came back and smacked me and smacked me hard. I put a safety bar in place after that experience and shot a few more shots and did not get smacked in the web of my hand. As you can see, it is a few rubber bands looped between the forks stopping the pouch from coming back and smacking me !!


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The traditional way to eliminate handslap would be to match ammo weight to bands. However after much vexation and experimenting I found the best way is to have your tubes go through holes drilled into the forks. I shoot 2040 red tubes full butterfly and had a hell of a time with handslap till I figured that out
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