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Hello there!

I am fairly new to slingshot shooting. I have just been watching the videos on youtube of people shooting PFS style cattys. Do you think they are more accurate or powerful? Or are they just the same but smaller? I only ask because Gamekeeper John demonstrated in one of his videos that the closer together the forks are, the more power you get. What do you think?
 

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Is that just because people tend to use single rather than double flat bands??
Yeah, MOSTLY people use fairly light rubber on a small shooter. But you can put anything you want on a PFS.

Heres Gamekeeper John testing a PFS with single Theraband:


Here are some good resources as food for thought about what rubber you want to shoot >

Nico's Resortera Blog:

http://nicos-resorterablog.blogspot.com/

All of the stickies in the "Slingshot bands and tubes" section here at SSF are probably worth a read if you are interested, lots of good testing.

http://slingshotforum.com/forum/93-slingshot-bands-and-tubes/

ZDP-189 has written some very interesting articles on his blog:

http://slingshotforum.com/blog/11-zeds-technical-writings/
 

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forks need not be close together to make a powerful slingshot, its a matter of personal preference. think of joerg's moorhammer for instance.

having LOW forks on the other hand, IS important for powerful slingshots.
the lower the forks, the less strain on your wrist.

just my 2 cents. cheers,
remco
 

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I put light, medium and heavy tubes on mine. Often, I'll put flats on them.

A pfs will shoot any ammo with any elastic and kill anything a larger slingshot will kill.
I shoot arrows with mine! Deep enough into my target to kill a hog or a deer.

For plinking and concealability, a pfs can't be topped.

It's my favorite style.
 

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I put light, medium and heavy tubes on mine. Often, I'll put flats on them.

A pfs will shoot any ammo with any elastic and kill anything a larger slingshot will kill.
I shoot arrows with mine! Deep enough into my target to kill a hog or a deer.

For plinking and concealability, a pfs can't be topped.

It's my favorite style.
How do you shoot arrows from a PFS? I've seen it done with the more commercial Barnett Black Widows etc, but they have high forks. How do you outfit a PFS for that?
 

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I pilfered a piece of wooden train track joinery from my kids "Thomas" set, removed the nock from the arrow
and replaced it with the piece of joinery. It serves as the nock. I got it from a piece of track just like
this.
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I pulled it free and it happened to fit perfectly in the arrow.

After that, I just put some heavy tubes on it and shot the arrow through the forks. It was practically made for it! Here you can see pfshooter/dgui shooting arrows with his OPFS.


Hope that helps!
 

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I pilfered a piece of wooden train track joinery from my kids "Thomas" set, removed the nock from the arrowand replaced it with the piece of joinery. It serves as the nock. I got it from a piece of track just likethis.[img=[URL=http://d1jbh04gm6ogzc.cloudfront.net/public/style_images/tctc91_glare/attachicon.gif%5D]http://d1jbh04gm6ogzc.cloudfront.net/public/style_images/tctc91_glare/attachicon.gif][/URL] joinery.jpg I pulled it free and it happened to fit perfectly in the arrow.After that, I just put some heavy tubes on it and shot the arrow through the forks. It was practically made for it! Here you can see pfshooter/dgui shooting arrows with his OPFS.
Hope that helps!
Bare feet skiing so why not bare handed arrow shooting! I like it. :)
 
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