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Slingshot Glossary and Slang


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#101 THWACK!

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Posted 12 March 2017 - 02:46 PM

After looking it up with the Google search engine, turns out SPS is a model of slingshot, something like Stratagem Performance Slingshot.

Also, if any of you are wondering what spalted wood is, it appears to be wood that has been affected by fungal organisms, causing changes in coloration and pattern in the wood, prized by some for its beauty. It is said that before working spalted wood, it should be put in a microwave oven and/or(?) soaked in boiled linseed oil (BLO) to prevent inhaling/ ingesting fungus spore which could have an adverse effect on one's health.

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#102 rockchunker

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Posted 15 March 2017 - 09:15 PM

In my neck of the woods, I have heard the old timers use "juvember" for slingshot, I grew up with "beanshooter".




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