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Pocket Predator Boyscout (Universal Sideshooter)


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#1 inconvenience

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Posted 30 December 2016 - 04:35 PM


Hey Guys.

I don't think Bill Hays or Pocket Predator need any introduction.

I just wanted to say that this is absolutely a dream to shoot ergonomics wise and is so intuitive and accurate it kind of feels like cheating.

This is not a back pocket slingshot. While the profile is fairly compact this thing really fills the hand. I had never seen a picture that showed how thick it is (no obvious dirty jokes please:p).

Thanks Treefork for your video review. It was the deciding factor for me.

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Posted 30 December 2016 - 05:53 PM

Glad you like it . It's one of my favorite designs . This new version is a lot thicker than previous versions .



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Posted 30 December 2016 - 06:27 PM

I was pleasently surprised by the thickness. It really spreads out the pressure, especially on the thumb.

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Posted 01 January 2017 - 12:27 AM

Just got one myself and couldn't agree with you more, I find it incredibly accurate and comfortable to shoot.

#5 Bill Hays

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 12:13 PM

I may have made a mistake on these.... it seems the Boyscout groups so far are going more for the TACHammer than this model... and Adult men, many are favoring this model instead...



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Posted 11 February 2017 - 08:29 AM

That's because adult men don't need to overcompensate;). We know a good slingshot regardless of size

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Posted 11 February 2017 - 11:35 AM

Hi inconvenience... Nice lookin' frame!  Can you please show a couple of pics of your hand holding the frame in a shooting position?  I'm curious how the thumb wraps around.  Fork width on outside? .... thanks  



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Posted 11 February 2017 - 12:26 PM

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Posted 11 February 2017 - 01:14 PM

I may have made a mistake on these.... it seems the Boyscout groups so far are going more for the TACHammer than this model... and Adult men, many are favoring this model instead...


Bill. If you do change these please keep the "mistakes" as an option. While it isn't a pocket size frame, it is extremely ergonomic.

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Posted 11 February 2017 - 01:23 PM

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#11 inconvenience

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Posted 11 February 2017 - 01:27 PM

For those who wanted nore angles. Took bands and lanyard off.

Fork tips are 1 & 1/8th" TTF 7/8ths" OTT.

4 & 3/8ths" outside fork width.

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Posted 12 February 2017 - 05:03 AM

Inconvenience, I think you need to post a picture of the scared cat in the background

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#13 Ibojoe

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Posted 12 February 2017 - 07:25 AM

Good looking Slingshot. Looks like you could back a truck over that one and not scratch it.

#14 Johnnyjth

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Posted 09 March 2017 - 08:42 AM

Excellent slingshot. I have one.



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Posted 18 April 2017 - 07:17 AM

treefork's match light with the orange was my reason for getting one too.  






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