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Bill Hays

Member Since 08 Aug 2010
Offline Last Active Apr 20 2017 11:47 AM
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In Topic: Taurus 2

20 April 2017 - 11:42 AM

Here's a video of the Taurus in use... It is accurate to within competition standards and parameters and I only shot it once before the video, checking for wear spots and such...Who knows, with a little more practice what this thing is capable of!

 

In Topic: Best Slingshot from Bill Hays?

15 April 2017 - 12:13 PM

I really can't make up my mind on which slingshot to buy from Bill Hays, which one is your favorite? There are so many I can't choose.

 

You've probably asked one of the most difficult questions ever on here... But I think the answer lies in what your preferences are... If you like Hammer hold, it'll be very difficult to beat the TAC Hammer. If you like small, concealable yet fills out your hold, the TopShot is your choice... IF you like just a touch bigger slingshot, then it's the OTT Ranger.... and so forth and so on!

In Topic: Plum fork

15 April 2017 - 12:09 PM

Very nicely done!

In Topic: beer can recycle

15 April 2017 - 12:06 PM

Pretty neat stuff there!

In Topic: How accurate can a slingshot be at 10 meters

06 April 2017 - 11:07 AM

 

Been watching a lot of live media and audiences tournaments shooting on the internet .
No offense to anyone but I have yet to see anyone light a match or cut a card in front of a live audience to be honest.
The closest I have seen is video of Rufus hitting coins out of the air infront of media And
I have seen some Asians guys hit 12 mm steel ball in front of a live audience . Don't no the distance because I don't understand Asian or a think it's thi they are speaking
(That does not mean it can't been done.)
It's just that doing it live is different then doing it self filmed when you don't have the pressure on .

Been watching a lot of live media and audiences tournaments shooting on the internet .
No offense to anyone but I have yet to see anyone light a match or cut a card in front of a live audience to be honest.
The closest I have seen is video of Rufus hitting coins out of the air infront of media And
I have seen some Asians guys hit 12 mm steel ball in front of a live audience .
That does not mean it can't been done.
It's just that doing it live is different then doing it self filmed when you don't have the pressure on .

https://m.youtube.co...h?v=hQx7FmS9Llc

 

 

Sorry about that overreaction, I didn't refresh the page so your original statement, before you edited it, was what I responded to.

 

Seriously though, you should go to the ECST and see how the top 5 or 10 shooters perform.... You'll see guys shoot better with a slingshot than most people could ever hope to do with a target pistol at the same distance... and probably better than 99% of the population can shoot a rifle with no advanced optics, as well.

 

As for consistency... most people make the mistake of having a slightly different pouch hold, or moving their anchor point, or holding the stretched bands for differing amounts of time... not to mention anticipation of the shot and recoil, so they tend to compensate prematurely... That's really what sets the accuracy potential apart, the variables.

I've always found that if you can reduce the number of variables it makes it a lot easier to become accurate.

 

So, knowing that after holding for 5 seconds, there's very little difference in FPS for the next five is a possible key to consistency... Knowing that a straight arm shakes a little less than a bent arm, is another little thing... using a shooting method that allows for natural follow through and no forced flip to compensate for band slap, another thing that could help...

And the list could go on and on and on... But the general idea is to simply reduce the number of variables to an amount you can actually control all at once... then you'll be set to progress. 

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