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Reply #5850 - May 22nd, 2020 at 6:47pm
 
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Reply #5851 - May 23rd, 2020 at 4:34am
 
I'm really liking colourful slings recently. I need to make some more with some good contrasting colours.
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Reply #5852 - May 24th, 2020 at 8:23pm
 
Very dazzling sling Jaegoor!
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Reply #5853 - May 24th, 2020 at 8:28pm
 
Low elasticity wool with leather pouch, and a nylon tassel.
28"
Don't know if I'm a fan of the blue, but using up what's left of it.
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Reply #5854 - May 24th, 2020 at 9:36pm
 
How is this wool lower elasticity? Looks great by the way! 👍
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Reply #5855 - May 24th, 2020 at 11:20pm
 
Looks good in blue Smiley
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Reply #5856 - May 25th, 2020 at 1:35am
 
That's a really nice sling. How is the tassel attached?
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Reply #5857 - May 25th, 2020 at 11:13am
 
Jute rockman. I really like it.
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Reply #5858 - May 25th, 2020 at 12:52pm
 
Morphy wrote on May 24th, 2020 at 9:36pm:
How is this wool lower elasticity? Looks great by the way! 👍

Cheers. The wool parts have been steamed while stretched, which permanently removes the wool's perceivable elasticity.
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Reply #5859 - May 25th, 2020 at 12:59pm
 
Kick wrote on May 25th, 2020 at 1:35am:
That's a really nice sling. How is the tassel attached?

Thanks. The strands to make the tassel are slipped into the 'loop' that is created at the beginning of the 2 strand braid.
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Reply #5860 - May 25th, 2020 at 2:27pm
 
Ah ok I get it.
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Reply #5861 - May 25th, 2020 at 6:47pm
 
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Reply #5862 - May 25th, 2020 at 10:25pm
 
Thank you!
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Reply #5863 - May 26th, 2020 at 12:14am
 
WOTS, Tejo...those are both beautiful works.  Good job, yíall!
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Reply #5864 - May 28th, 2020 at 2:51pm
 
I made this sling out of some old plastic cordage I found. For the pouch I used some cheap fake paracord. It has 5 strands in the pouch and resembles a PJ sling but it has no knots on or near the pouch, it's simply spliced. Knots on the pouch with this cord would be impossible as they would be too big and impede the projectile upon release. It took less than 30 minutes to make. Splicing it creates a very nice flat pouch. The weave has no solid cup to it by default as I like it. It is quite a large pouch and holds tennisballs very well. The sling is short, with a 45 cm retention cord.† I like short slings because I can use them more effectively in my area that is full of obstructions and short slings work better with my preferred Greek style. This sling feels extremely durable.
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