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Hi guys,

summer is gone, days become shorter, perfect time to build some slingshots!

My plan was to build some precision slingshots with less manual input. So I decided to use 3D printed parts for my next projects. I still will use cores to add stiffness and make sure that they don´t fail while shooting. For the first slingshots I used beech plywood and bulletproof polycarbonat as core materials.

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It´s an interpretation of an design from an italian friend of mine. He gave it to me and helped me to develop this slingshot.

The tips are more or less for ttf shooting, even if they look a little bit like universal. You can also shoot it ott but I don´t recommend that.

I prefer to hold it with a pinch grip, but any other grip is also possible.

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The most outstanding feature of this design ist the big ring at it´s back.

This feature shifts the slingshot in perfect shooting position without any kind of palm swell, and keeps your wrist nearly straight while holding it.

So the name for it is "BIGBACK"

What do you think?

Best regards, Stefan
 

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Hi guys,
summer is gone, days become shorter, perfect time to build some slingshots!
My plan was to build some precision slingshots with less manual input. So I decided to use 3D printed parts for my next projects. I still will use cores to add stiffness and make sure that they don´t fail while shooting. For the first slingshots I used beech plywood and bulletproof polycarbonat as core materials.

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flick_download_780e94fc2180e661e9ab4eeed6abc39e1024_766.jpg
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flick_download_fa5d931d52ce7c4d22da783fe18b8c23766_1024.jpg

It´s an interpretation of an design from an italian friend of mine. He gave it to me and helped me to develop this slingshot.
The tips are more or less for ttf shooting, even if they look a little bit like universal. You can also shoot it ott but I don´t recommend that.
I prefer to hold it with a pinch grip, but any other grip is also possible.

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flick_download_8f88e75c4e98f967cb803caadedd14471024_766.jpg
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flick_download_62d5965d6170aa5534fd357c39aea9341024_766.jpg
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flick_download_f7a57307e0bff71ae1b45e5fb75f70b21024_766.jpg

The most outstanding feature of this design ist the big ring at it´s back.
This feature shifts the slingshot in perfect shooting position without any kind of palm swell, and keeps your wrist nearly straight while holding it.
So the name for it is "BIGBACK"

What do you think?

Best regards, Stefan
Oh my goodness my friend those are BEAUTIFUL!

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I really like the look of these frames.

As a Nerd I can appreciate the 3D printing, and as a TTF shooter with XL hands I am curious about the shape of the handle with the large ring.

Would love to shoot one sometime. Beautiful work, Core.
I have always been a bit of Geek more so than Nerdy... hard to believe these words had negative connotations... back on topic.

I can appreciate 3D printers as they are one more step toward replicators and use so many different materials in their makery processes.

That said I have never devoted the deep concentrated focus or interest in them due to my discomfort with keeping up with the software side. That and code writting are like wizard spells to me.

I am just ansimple tinkerer with hand tools... and my skill sets would have been elite... 300 years ago. Hahaha...

But seeing all the cool stuff STO has made... and many others here on the SSF and local crafties here in Cookeville and Sparta TN. I am tempted...

One of my favorite 3D printer stories is when on tue International Space Station they printed a specific wrench they needed instead of waiting months and costing financially exponentially more... it cost less than a usd.

Anyone print brass?
 

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Well done Stefan. It's a great work and great collaboration.
Thanks Stefano!
At first I wasn't very convinced of your design.
But when I shot it I immediately noticed it's potential.
It looks like a simple boardcut, but it's much more.
Very ergonomic without any ergo gimmicks.
Thanks again for this beautiful design.

I can only encourage everyone here to have a closer look at mosthos slingshots!
 

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I really like the look of these frames.

As a Nerd I can appreciate the 3D printing, and as a TTF shooter with XL hands I am curious about the shape of the handle with the large ring.

Would love to shoot one sometime. Beautiful work, Core.
Thank you Slingnerd,
but what do you mean with XL hands?

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