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Performance Catapults SPS

Posted by NightKnight, 04 January 2012 - * * * * * · 6,555 views

This is my review of my latest slingshot, which is designed and produced by Jim Harris at Performance Catapults. It is called the SPS.

I ordered mine in Cocobolo. I chose Cocobolo because of its beauty. I find the Dark wood, with defined grain pattern very pleasing to the eye. Well, my eye anyway. But, I also chose it for practical reasons. Cocobolo is a...

January 2012 Slingshot of the Month Results

Posted by NightKnight, 01 January 2012 - - - - - - · 1,489 views

1st Place : Chaneke-Josh "The Chamuca"
2nd Place : Chepo69 "Silhouette"
2nd Place : Winshooter "Walnut Recurve"
3rd Place : Hrawk "Ice Ergo"

Winnner Named - 2011 Slingshot Of The Year Competition

Posted by NightKnight, in Other Stuff 17 December 2011 - - - - - - · 21,112 views

Thanks for all of the votes for the Slingshot of the Year competition! It was hard to make a decision with so many good nominees, but a winner has been selected! Congratulations to Nathan Masters and Flippinout Slingshot for winning the 2011 SOTY with their Axiom...

Amazing Craftsmanship And Progression Of Design

Posted by NightKnight, in Custom Slingshots 23 May 2011 - * * * * * · 1,917 views

I am becoming amazed at the level of craftsmanship I am seeing from some of our custom slingshot makers. Below I am quoting a recent post from Flippinout, and I am blown away by the quality of this thing.

Just look at all the different materials he used in this one slingshot:
Antler FrameCocobolo WoodMaple WoodPaduak WoodMicarta...

Import from your current blog!

Posted by NightKnight, 07 February 2010 - - - - - - · 646 views

You can now import from your existing blog into this site! First, create a Local blog here on the site. Then, Go to My Settings > Blogs > Options Button > Manage RSS Import.

Then paste a link to your blog's RSS feed under "RSS Feed URL".

Then the magic happens!!

Review: Tex-shooter "Express" Latex Bands

Posted by NightKnight, 06 February 2010 - - - - - - · 2,943 views

Here is my review of the Tex-shooter Express Bands:

I have to say that these are well made bands, and consist of two latex strips on each side. The tie on the pouch seems to use a natural fiber thread, and is tied (from what I can tell) using a secure constrictor knot. The pouch is smaller than average, which Bill says give you higher...

Review: Flatband Ergo

Posted by NightKnight, in Custom Slingshots, Commercial Slingshots 06 February 2010 - - - - - - · 935 views

This is my review of the Flatband Ergo.

First off, I got the maple version of the Ergo. The bands are Linatex in 3/4 x 1/16 and have good pull weight for their power. The bands are of course attached in the Over The Top method. They were attached very well, using attachment bands that were the same color as the Linatex that came on...

Review: Saunders Pipper

Posted by NightKnight, in Commercial Slingshots 06 February 2010 - * * * * * · 1,027 views

A quick review of the Saunders Pipper optical sight.

It is made from clear plastic, and seems to be made in two pieces. It has a slot on each side of the unit to glue in a small bubble level. This allows for ambidextrous use. It has a sturdy feeling in the hand.

Fit & Finish:
It seems to be a well made piece overall. It holds the bands...

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