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#1 plinker45

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Posted 05 July 2013 - 04:49 AM


I,m intrigued by the wrist rocket pro, is it any good and can you make your own band sets for it ?. does anyone shoot one?.thanks. :)



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Posted 05 July 2013 - 07:05 AM

I have had one for almost 9 years and have shot it quite a bit. I think that the forks are a tad narrow, but it shoots well. You can make you own bands for it, but be careful about the rubber hardness. I recommend no more than 2 bands per side of .030 pure fresh latex. I would not use any other rubber on it including Thera-Band because of the variance in hardness of them. After I had had 2 thickness of latex on mine for a couple of years, the clips would no longer hold a single band of .030 latex, so when I shoot a single band set I shim or fold the end. All of Saunders flat band slingshots have this minor problem. The Saunders slingshot that I shoot the best is the Falcon II. The clips do offer fast band change and adjustment on the Saunders flat band slingshots. My LB2000 and LA2000  band sets use use Saunders patented band configuration. Here is a video I made years ago of me shooting a WRP. -- Tex 



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Posted 05 July 2013 - 07:10 AM

I have had one for almost 9 years and have shot it quite a bit. I think that the forks are a tad narrow, but it shoots well. You can make you own bands for it, but be careful about the rubber hardness. I recommend no more than 2 bands per side of .030 pure fresh latex. I would not use any other rubber on it including Thera-Band because of the variance in hardness of them. After I had had 2 thickness of latex on mine for a couple of years, the clips would no longer hold a single band of .030 latex, so when I shoot a single band set I shim or fold the end. All of Saunders flat band slingshots have this minor problem. The Saunders slingshot that I shoot the best is the Falcon II. The clips do offer fast band change and adjustment on the Saunders flat band slingshots. My LB2000 and LA2000  band sets use use Saunders patented band configuration. Here is a video I made years ago of me shooting a WRP. -- Tex 

helpful thanks tex.



#4 M.J

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Posted 05 July 2013 - 07:18 AM

I have a WRP and shoot pretty well with it. I don't shoot it all that often because it won't fit in my pocket (even though I do most of my shooting in the back yard...) but I enjoy it for a change of pace.

If you get one you'll probably struggle with it at first but keep at it. You'll find it to be a super stable platform for shooting.



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Posted 05 July 2013 - 08:16 AM

I have one, I find it to be accurate and stable. I would shoot it more but as MJ said it is a bit bulky and I live in a no wristbrace state.

#6 plinker45

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Posted 05 July 2013 - 12:54 PM

I have one, I find it to be accurate and stable. I would shoot it more but as MJ said it is a bit bulky and I live in a no wristbrace state.

ok thanks






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