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The self centering "W" slingshot (original idea by Bill Herriman) is my preferred design right now. And many people love it, too, they want to have one... but as you know, I do not sell my slingshots.

So I have been thinking about a "How to" video. Problem is that for the stainless steel "W", you need welding gear and other rather expensive and unusual tools. People don't have these tools at home, so I had to come up with a wooden "W".

It turned out rather well, no metalworks at all. It is more bulky (10% lighter, though), but it shoots just as good. I am very pleased with the stability - no wonder, 1" wooden rods can take some strain.

The video is finished and currently uploading, but here are two photos for now:





Greetings from snowy Germany

Jörg
 

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Here is the video:


Hinged metal rings would work, but OTP us very good for wooden fork ends.

Jörg
 

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Very nice DIY! Looks really easy to make, and quite sturdy. I especially appreciated the tips on tying the pouch to the bands and posts.
 

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i wondered: is the fork of the wooden one lower then the fork of the"original"one?
because if the fork is lower and you can still shoot without any danger then you can make a new "W" out of steel with a much lower fork ,too.
 

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Great job Joerg! Starting to expect it from you!
 
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