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I am planning to make a target slingshot. So I spent some time thinking about what kind of features I want.

- Fork width: Freely adjustable between 40mm and 120mm
- Fork height: Freely adjustable between 20mm and 80mm
- Sights: Adjustable in vertical and horizontal direction
- Spirit level for perfect horizontal alignment
- Grip: Self centering, with ball bearings
- Weight: 1000 gramms or heavier (heavy = steady)
- Bands: Flat bands (easy pull = higher accuracy)
- Pouch: With center hole
- Ammo: .60" (15mm) steel balls

The slingshot that I have in mind will of course be strong enough for my most powerful bands, but in target mode, I will use much lighter setups.

Will be interesting!
 

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I plan on a design not unlike the "W", but fully adjustable. You will have to shoot in a 90 degree angle, most sight shooters do that anyway.
 

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I have built it, and it works. But it needs some more changes, it came out way too heavy and big. It weight almost 3 kg in its current state, and this means your arm hurts after a few dozen shots.

Maybe I need to limit the adjustability to 40-100mm fork width and the fork height to 10mm-40mm. This would allow me to cut off heavy parts.

So sorry, this presentation will have to wait at least one more week!

Jörg
 
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