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In praise of Hammer Grips!

In the tradition of Dennis the Menace, Bart Simpson, and Joerg.

SimpleShot's Hammer, Mark Seljan's Ten Ton Hammer, A+ Slingshots' Kit Fox and Minotaur, Joerg's Rambone 2.0 and Moorhammer, Pocket Predator's Tac Hammer and SERE, Jack Koehler's Flat Cat Pro and Beaver - not to mention classic wire frames!

This thread is devoted to Hammer Grips and hammer grippers everywhere. Time to show off your hammer grips!

To get us started, a Jack Koehler Alley Cat with the thumb and finger rests removed and rubber pads to facilitate hammer grip.

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In praise of Hammer Grips!

In the tradition of Dennis the Menace, Bart Simpson, and Joerg.

SimpleShot's Hammer, Mark Seljan's Ten Ton Hammer, A+ Slingshots' Kit Fox and Minotaur, Joerg's Rambone 2.0 and Moorhammer, Pocket Predator's Tac Hammer and SERE, Jack Koehler's Flat Cat Pro and Beaver - not to mention classic wire frames!

This thread is devoted to Hammer Grips and hammer grippers everywhere. Time to show off your hammer grips!

To get us started, a Jack Koehler Alley Cat with the thumb and finger rests removed and rubber pads to facilitate hammer grip.

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I am a huge admirer of the Alley Cat's. Those things look awesome. Does he still make/sell them?
 
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@SamuraiSamoht - nice collection! Thanks!

Do you have a favorite?

How does the Tac Hammer compare with the SERE?
If I had to pick Id say my favourite is the rotating head frame in the top left of the photo of multiples. For a non rotating head my next favourite is probably the GZK Mini Hammer with the G10 handle.
The TacHammer and SERE feel quite different and I gravitate more towards the ergos of the TacHammer. But both shoot great. I also like that the TacHammer accepts FlipClips.

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Before I joined this forum a few weeks ago I didn't know there was anything but a "Hammer" grip....Now I know better...BUT...having small hands so far the hammer grip works for me - Here's one I finished last week - Thanks goodness for HAMMER TIME!!!!
You're taking that little wire frame concept and really making it pop! Each time I see the newest ideation, I like it even better!
 

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I've got three, and although they're not regular shooters I enjoy them all and they're pretty comfy to use. Just hard to pack around on a daily basis...

1. Bad Company in 1/2" plywood with green floral stamp pattern

2. Daisy F-16 modified with short forks, wood handle, and Pocket Predator clips.

3. My dad's old wrist rocket. I'm not sure of the brand, maybe a Trumark? Lots of sentimental value, and it's just needs to be rebranded with some good rubber.
 

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Ba Hammers and Bad Company's Rock! They used to be my favorite to shoot and give away. They are great for beginners and side scales look great on them
I hadn't even thought about adding scales! It is pretty friendly to make and seems like it'd be really easy to modify.
 
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This is what I could find on short notice.

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Top left an early Dan Hood, next is a pistol grip hammer by Snader. The next four are my home-grown's. A Moorhammer by KeneticWeaponry, two by Arnisador and of course an old Marksman.
 

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This is what I could find on short notice.

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Top left an early Dan Hood, next is a pistol grip hammer by Snader. The next four are my home-grown's. A Moorhammer by KeneticWeaponry, two by Arnisador and of course an old Marksman.
I really like the look of that frame by Snader. Nice collection!
 
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I've got three, and although they're not regular shooters I enjoy them all and they're pretty comfy to use. Just hard to pack around on a daily basis...

1. Bad Company in 1/2" plywood with green floral stamp pattern

2. Daisy F-16 modified with short forks, wood handle, and Pocket Predator clips.

3. My dad's old wrist rocket. I'm not sure of the brand, maybe a Trumark? Lots of sentimental value, and it's just needs to be rebranded with some good rubber.
I don't think that your dad's-wrist rocket is not a Trumark. It looks like a Marksman to me. Trumark never used frame protectors. Trumarks were always aluminum and the forks and wrist braces were silver colored. Also Trumark never had a molder grip. Although the wrist brace is a Trumark style, I understand that Marksman produced slingshots with that style for a period of time. Maybe one of the collectors will chime in.
 

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I've got three, and although they're not regular shooters I enjoy them all and they're pretty comfy to use. Just hard to pack around on a daily basis...

1. Bad Company in 1/2" plywood with green floral stamp pattern

2. Daisy F-16 modified with short forks, wood handle, and Pocket Predator clips.

3. My dad's old wrist rocket. I'm not sure of the brand, maybe a Trumark? Lots of sentimental value, and it's just needs to be rebranded with some good rubber.
I don't think that your dad's-wrist rocket is not a Trumark. It looks like a Marksman to me. Trumark never used frame protectors. Trumarks were always aluminum and the forks and wrist braces were silver colored. Also Trumark never had a molder grip. Although the wrist brace is a Trumark style, I understand that Marksman produced slingshots with that style for a period of time. Maybe one of the collectors will chime in.
It's packed up right now, but I should probably dig it out and see if I can find a brand name printed on there. He just always referred to it as a 'wrist rocket'. Not my favorite type of slingshot, but the arm brace is actually a lot more comfortable than the ones on Daisy and Barnett frames today.
 

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@MikeyLikesIt - Hopefully one of the collectors will chime in. I think that some of the manufacturers fought over ownership rights to the term "wrist rocket." Trumark marked its slingshots with "wrist rocket" for a period of time and then stopped. That wrist brace was used by several manufacturers for a period of time and then used exclusively by Trumark. Chief AJ uses it now, as does Survival Slingshots. I agree that it works much better than the rubber strap style used by Marksman, Barnett, Daisy, et al.

you should definitely band it up and shoot it - lots of mojo there
 
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