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#1 Winnie

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Posted 11 June 2012 - 11:20 AM


I am offering as a prize a Milbro Proshot Piranha Catapult for the Best Pocket Slingshot.

The particulars are:

1. The slingshot must be small enough to comfortably carry on your person all day, everyday.
2. It must be powerful enough to be considered, at least, a light hunter (I'm thinking a squirrel).
3. It must be designed in such a way so that from the time you start reaching for the slingshot in your pocket until you get your first shot off cannot be more than 5 seconds. (I am presuming it will have to be pre-loaded in some way to accomplish this.)
4. Though it is not essential, I ask that you actually carry it all day for at least a couple of days.

The slingshot I carry every day meets these criteria. I'm interested in seeing other shooters ideas.

The contest begins today and will end July 13 at 12:00 midnight Pacific Standard Time.

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Posted 11 June 2012 - 11:34 AM

so glad you're doing this!! i'm really digging pocket shooters right now, i made my first one about 2 o'clock this morning, so if that counts, here's my entry


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Posted 11 June 2012 - 11:40 AM

That's a beautiful pocket shooter.

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Posted 11 June 2012 - 12:11 PM

thanks!! i can't hardly even feel it in my pocket and i can get a shot off in about 4 seconds with it... i just went outside to verify, hahahaha

Edited by BoKennedy, 11 June 2012 - 12:12 PM.


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Posted 11 June 2012 - 12:28 PM

Can it be made already or do u have to make one from today?

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Posted 11 June 2012 - 12:28 PM

would this be considered a slingshot or does it have a different name?
in any case you can carry it on you 24/7. no prob

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Posted 11 June 2012 - 12:39 PM

Can it be made already or do u have to make one from today?

So long as it meets the requirements it's OK.

would this be considered a slingshot or does it have a different name?
in any case you can carry it on you 24/7. no prob

If it meets the requirements. Though I'm trying to figure this one out. It looks more like a sling than a slingshot (catapult)

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Posted 11 June 2012 - 01:08 PM

thanks!! i can't hardly even feel it in my pocket and i can get a shot off in about 4 seconds with it... i just went outside to verify, hahahaha

Nice job BO!!!

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Posted 11 June 2012 - 02:25 PM


thanks!! i can't hardly even feel it in my pocket and i can get a shot off in about 4 seconds with it... i just went outside to verify, hahahaha

Nice job BO!!!

thanks, man... sanded my butt off making that one, hahaha

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Posted 11 June 2012 - 03:11 PM


Can it be made already or do u have to make one from today?

So long as it meets the requirements it's OK.

would this be considered a slingshot or does it have a different name?
in any case you can carry it on you 24/7. no prob

If it meets the requirements. Though I'm trying to figure this one out. It looks more like a sling than a slingshot (catapult)


the band is elastic. it's red rubber but looks pale in the pic. i think the band on a sling is leather or string or something. not sure.
I was wondering if what I am using has a different name. I've been carrying another with a smaller pouch with me for a week or so.
I made this today because I needed a bigger pouch with a pocket for rocks.

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Posted 11 June 2012 - 04:03 PM

I think I'm going to require that the slingshot have a handle. Just bands and a pouch isn't quite what I had in mind. Having said that though check out:
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Posted 12 June 2012 - 04:01 AM

this is my latest preloaded pocked shooter. I can shot less than 5 second from take it from pocket (about 3 second)
more about this idea I showed http://slingshotforu...ouch-holsters/.
I planning carry it for few days to check how comfy is.

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 05:27 AM

some video low quality



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Posted 12 June 2012 - 09:05 AM

Very clever as usual, Kooniu!

Cheers ...... Charles

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 09:16 AM

Thanks Charles but still my EFC is your shooter. I carry it in my wallet (but I neet looooong time to use it ;) )

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 09:31 AM

this is my latest preloaded pocked shooter. I can shot less than 5 second from take it from pocket (about 3 second)
more about this idea I showed http://slingshotforu...ouch-holsters/.
I planning carry it for few days to check how comfy is.

kooniu
Very cool and really creative. It looks like some sort of a clip, like you'd see on the end of a booster cable.

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 09:53 AM

not exactly, this is clamp (converted) I showed this idea in march (small version- http://slingshotforu...lamp-slingshot/) and this Tournaments mobilized me to finish the bigger version .

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 10:38 AM

not exactly, this is clamp (converted) I showed this idea in march (small version- http://slingshotforu...lamp-slingshot/) and this Tournaments mobilized me to finish the bigger version .

kooniu, I really like how you think "outside the box".
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Posted 15 June 2012 - 08:33 PM

Heres mine

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Posted 16 June 2012 - 09:57 AM

that's some major tubes on that altoid shooter!!!
NICE!




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