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Old 03-31-2011, 09:02 AM
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Jash gave me a heads up on the benefits of the "sling bow", after I lamented about my pathetic skill with the sling shot. As I have never heard of it, so I looked it up and found this video on You Tube.



What a great idea! This is definitely going to be one of my next projects

Will need:
1 - sling shot
1 - whisker biscuit
(Around $20 from Walmart)

2 - cable ties

2 - arrows (around $6 each)

2 - Points
A) Target point

B) Bunny Buster

2 - golf tees


Learn how to put it together and use it here

Another rendition of the sling bow here:
http://www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread536691/pg
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He has a new design that I am thinking of trying to make.


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Now this is something I would have never thought of making, but am now gonna try!
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I tried this few months ago but using just metal ring. After ~30 shots i could pierce plastic bottle at the distance of 50'. Of course, whisker biscuit is much better choice in order to be accurate and save arrow feathers.
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I tried this few months ago but using just metal ring. After ~30 shots i could pierce plastic bottle at the distance of 50'. Of course, whisker biscuit is much better choice in order to be accurate and save arrow feathers.
Do you have pans for the modifications using the metal ring?
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this is a pretty great idea. i saw a couple of jeorge's videos in the crossbows/slingshots forum but always figured putting a whisker biscuit onto a slingshot would be too difficult and would require knowledge of metal working.
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Hello Survive, I am having trouble finding the same whisker biscuit that you use I at Wal-Mart and online. Can you please help?
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No longer available at that price.
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im not worried about the price i just want to know where to get the one listed. any ideas?
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Any archery shop should have a whisker biscuit. Also any sporting goods store with archery equipment will have them. Don't use arrows with actual feather fletching(vanes), it will tear them up. Use plastic fletchings, they will last waaay longer.
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A good source for cheap arrows is a local archery club....any club that holds 3D shoots will
have an over abundance of arrows that were lost and picked up at a later date, they'll normally have a box full in the club house somewhere. An arrow for my bow costs me $10, arrows from a club can be picked up for free or maybe a couple of $'s each.....with the sling bow you don't have to worry about spine strength or anything like that so you could just pick what you like.
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Here is how we did converted our Montie Gear Y-Shot to a slingshot (with a whisker biscuit):

http://www.montiegear.com/Whisker-Bi...rrow-Rest.html

Here a video showing how the breakdown arrow works:

http://youtu.be/CjnsgvJwJ5g

More info about the arrow at:

http://www.montiegear.com/Slingshot_...Breakdown.html

If you click on the "detailed images" tab at the bottom of the page you can see more pictures. Thoughts and suggestions are welcome.

Montie
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