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— Posted by kaboom on 6:14 am on Mar. 11, 2002

does anyone know how to make a slingshot i mean like a real powerful one that can shoot real big rocks and stuff realy far

— Posted by JT666 on 12:18 am on Mar. 13, 2002

i have an idea wether itll work is different you could try makein sumthing like the ancient old ballista which is like a massive crossbow could work but dont know how ?

— Posted by preditor on 1:26 am on Mar. 13, 2002

well the first thing you need is a good peice of rubber to use then the rest is easy

— Posted by JT666 on 1:31 am on Mar. 13, 2002

yeah sum rubber and make up a method of cocking it with the ballista they had some sort of windey thing for the actual thing itself try sping steel or birch tree as the bounce back rather thn breakin or goin limp

— Posted by Just0nePepsi on 6:47 pm on Mar. 13, 2002

Go buy one they are only like 20 bucks fpr a good one.

— Posted by jmb1125 on 10:19 pm on Mar. 13, 2002

The rubber required would be surgical tubing, in a diameter as seen fit. The windey thing could be the winch off a boat trailer, and bow part of your crossbow could be truck leaf springs.

(Edited by jmb1125 at 10:23 pm on Mar. 13, 2002)

— Posted by someoneisluke on 1:57 am on Mar. 15, 2002

buy one from an army disposal

— Posted by preditor on 3:25 am on Mar. 19, 2002

I didn’t know that the army equipped itself with slingshots, :biggrin: lol.

— Posted by johnboy101 on 1:07 pm on April 1, 2002

look at site for maiking antient weapons, there is a good site that shows the actual old style slingshot made only from rope.   the pouch is also made of the rope and contains two peices of rope to hold the shot.  you can buy a “Genuine” israli slingshot for about thirty buck (20 pounds) and it should last a lifetime.

happy hunting.

or you could just make one yourself.

— Posted by xlxPYROxlx on 2:00 pm on April 1, 2002

heh, get an elastic band , make a U shape between your index finger and your thumb, put the elactic round your finger and thumb, screw bits of paper into little balls, hold the paper in your other thumb and finger, pull it back againts the elastic band then realese and *POW* u hit ur enemy and they dont even notice !

— Posted by evil elf on 6:04 pm on April 2, 2002

this was originally designed for long distance water baloon shooting, but since then i have found that it works for iceballs just as well.
Here’s what you need:
a good sized funnel
about 15 feet of surgical tubing
1 foot of 2 cm diameter rope
a washer
Construction Directions
Take the funnel and poke 4 holes in it with a screwdriver. The holes should be about 2 inches apart. 2 on each side of funnel.
Cut the surgical tubing into 2 large equal sized pieces. Place one end of each end into the holes. It should look like a sort of slingshot by now.
Tie the ends of the surgical tubing together in GOOD TIGHT knots.
Take the rope and place the ends the ends through the washer and tie a knot. Pull the other end through the narrow end of the funnel. This is your HANDLE for pulling the funnelator back.
How To Use a Funnelator
To use a funnelator to its fullest you should get about 5 people Only 3 are needed at a time but you can get tired after awhile
Set up the funnelator like a slingshot. Two people are the “posts” and the third pulls back the funnel using one hand over the funnel and the other pulling the rope
For best results, pull back AS FAR AS POSSIBLE . Make sure your friends are not standing that close together .
Aiming is the fun part. I’m sure you all can figure that out.
Official Funnelator Records
3 broken ribs on a kid on the beach with a water balloon.
1 LARGE dent in a car from water balloon.
Many cc’s of blood lost from various faces from iceballs.
NUMEROUS windows broken from both ice and water balloons.
Happy Funnelating
is works but you could try.

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