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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS and Tutorials
Dec 8th, 2009 at 6:29am
 
This thread is titled FAQ, but will in fact be a bit different from the usual FAQ format. The aim is for you to be able to quickly find threads and other sources of information where the most commonly asked questions are discussed. Most newcomers are particularly interested in how to make a sling and then the actual techniques of slinging. References for other commonly recurring themes will be added from time to time.

Feel free to make suggestions however, once actioned, these will be deleted to keep the thread size manageable.

SLING MAKING TUTORIALS

(Note: these links direct you to entries in the Guides and Articles Section or to active threads where you may post replies.)

Aussie: Seatbelt Sling
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1243340828/0
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Rockman Sling tutorial.
http://slinging.org/index.php?page=how-to-make-a-rockman-sling---bruno-tosso
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David Morningstar: Shaped Pouch
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1235334392
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Matthias: Looped Warp Pouch
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1168848146
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lakeslinger: Woven Shepherd's Sling Pouch
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1366011861/0#0
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lakeslinger: Woven Shepherd's Sling Pouch with stripes
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1366528951/0#0
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Zorro: Medical Tape Sling
http://www.slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?board=1;action=display;num=1140522990;star...
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Zorro: Sierra Nevada Sling
http://slinging.org/index.php?page=sierra-nevada-sling---zorro
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Rat Man: Cobra Sling
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1257543044
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Rat Man: Three Strand Sheepshank Sling
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1251648259
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Rat Man:  Alternate Method for All Sheep Shank Knot Based Slings:
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1338672380/0#0
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Paleoarts: Elk Hide Sling
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1246904983
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Peaceful Jeffrey: PJ (Paracord) Sling 
http://slinging.org/index.php?page=5-strand-woven-paracord-sling-tutorial---jeff...
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Yurek: Easy Medical Tape Pouch
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1231030050
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Malik Lund: Simple String Sling
http://slinging.org/index.php?page=making-a-simple-string-sling-an-illustrated-g...
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Matthias: Knit sling
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1089409452/0#0
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Cliff: Woven Paracord Sling
Guides and Articles entry with text and photos
http://slinging.org/index.php?page=woven-pouch-sling---colin-philips
Original thread.
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1196026630
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JustKnot: Knotty Sling Tutorial
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1170457410
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Asemery: Woven Single Cord Sling
Simple attracive sling, (Video clip on YouTube)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APExNLO1oHY

adsi: Basic Netted Sling
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1244047803/0
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Jaegoor: "Honda Popular"
This is a particularly pretty sling from one of our German members. Requires good hand-skills to make.
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1278497976
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Donnerschlag: Shepherd's sling
This isn't a sling-making tutorial located on Slinging.org, but it was too good not to mention.
http://hubpages.com/hub/How-to-make-a-shepherds-sling
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Alpine:  Lacrosse Mesh Sling Pocket Material:  
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1298522212/0
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The Warrior Yeti: Short Splicing Tutorial
Whilst not a tutorial on making a complete sling this information is helpful, especially when making braided slings.
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1248744802
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Sons of benjamin
How to tie the fisherman's bend:
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1298579543
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Lampi100: Braiding a Sling
This inclusion was suggested by David Morningstar. (Not sure if Lampi100 is a member himself; great slinger either way.)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFxoCrO2CwY

Sons of benjamin:  Latvian Braid:
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1300655156/0
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Lightslinger: Lightslinger Pouch
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1353231480/0#0
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David Morningstar: Beginner's Tennis Ball Sling
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1305569221/0#0
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David Morningstar:  Mexican Woven Pouch Sling (paracord)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1340105523
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canteskuyaOMD: Reconstruction of Mesoamerican "Tematlatl"
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1339632628/0
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David Morningstar: Cestrosphendone Dart Sling
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1340710131
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Braided "Survival Sling" (similar to Rockman's sling)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BfxvrKUG0zA&feature=feedu

Teg: Knotted Pouch Sling
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1357568101/0
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CodeMaker: Single strand Paracord split pouch sling
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1368145600
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Teg: Lovelock-Like Sling
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1373289362/0
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Re: FAQ and Sling Making Tutorial Threads
Reply #1 - Dec 28th, 2009 at 12:00am
 
SLINGING STYLES

The naming of slinging styles is not always consistent; the same style may have several different names. Also the same style may be classified ino different categories because of some peculiarity eg. Hondero's Rustic "Simple" is a Fig.8 variation and a Sidearm as well, yet it looks quite different from the usual Sidearm demonstrated by Paleoarts. Names used are the ones generally accepted on this site.

The Wiki article gives a written description of many styles including various grips,
however does not include videos so it can be somewhat hard to follow
http://www.slinging.org/wiki/index.php?title=Casting_Styles

Below are direct links to videos of some of the most popular slinging styles.


FIGURE 8

Brian Grubbs, Demonstration of the Fig. 8 Technique
This video breaks down the popular but difficult to learn Fig.8 style into easily manageable learning steps.
http://www.youtube.com/user/achborkah#p/a/u/1/_PyN2MnBOzI
Another clip of Brian outdoors slinging with full power.
http://www.youtube.com/user/achborkah#p/a/u/0/d-yvC5f1SWw

Mark Weaver, Tennis Style. (Fig.8 alternative name)
This video is included in three separate parts in the Guides and Articles Section along with explanatory text.
http://slinging.org/index.php?page=tennis-overhand-weaver-style-overhand-release...
However also on YouTube as a single clip.
http://www.youtube.com/user/davidmorningstar#p/u/28/-IJlPJL115s

Kevingg2008, Sling technique
Nice rear view, a lot of upper body lean on release, similar to Brian Grubbs style.
http://www.youtube.com/user/kevingg2008#p/a/u/1/7IqQp_6JX1k

Hondero: Rustic Styles
In the clip these are called "Overhead" and "Simple" but the overhead style shown is exactly the same as Fig. 8, with the simple being a sidearm variation. Both begin with the held pouch being swept back and up into the final release.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jj0r3VqWP4w&feature=related

Aussie: Slinging Sidearm (Fig.8 variation)
This syle is the same as Hondero's "Simple" in the above clip. My favourite for accuracy. (LHS and RHS views)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAfMtLgGNDg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TurS62h5aVQ

wurzelsepp: "Impressing my wife" (Fig.8 style)
A short but very clear clip showing a very snappy Fig.8.
(deselect HD to see the action clearly)
http://vimeo.com/15539364
Same clip on YouTube
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LPSvIPFB6NI&feature=related

Scoteeball: A very nice demo of Fig.8 though not called that by the slinger.
Also shows detail of the sling and stone as well as how to grip the cords.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIEm8WjXvI0&feature=related

IHatchetjack: An excellent Fig.8 slomo from both sides, front and rear.
Very clear demonstration of the style but not called that by the poster.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2PBaioX2JI&NR=1


HELICOPTER STYLE

David Morningstar, Helicopter Style
Thread with a description of this intuitive style
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1252484095
Video clip demonstrating Helicopter Technique
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GXkmT7eJFo
Slow Motion Video, slinging towards camera
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kikC0Q9m8O8
Africa1975, Helicopter Style.
A very effective and accurate demonstration.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnvyTFtzdwY

Hondero: Traditional Styles
Called "Overhead" and "Underhand" on the video. Generally known as Helicopter and Underarm on this site
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72cIgoZ7wNU


SIDEARM

Chris Henry/Paleoarts, Sidearm Slinging
Simple single revolution sidearm technique
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFsiRGghfI0

PavirryPe: Slinging for Accuracy.
This style resembles baleric style the most, also a side arm release. It's my favorite style and it's very effective.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PM9VK4xPajU

Slingnstones: Sling Sidearm Throw
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXhdgXAlszg&feature=related

Davidmorningstar: Slingbadger's Sidearm Style
A very simple, intuitive style.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86BPanVJLBY&feature=related

Sobieski: Slinging for Accuracy
Several styles but mainlyshowing rear view of an overhead rotation into sidearm
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbHlvD2npDo



APACHE STYLE

Rueben, Apache Style No. 4 (the latset in a series of videos on this style)
Very popular rapid technique as expounded in the Apache Slinging article in the Guides and Articles Section.
http://www.youtube.com/user/ruebenschulz#p/a/u/0/Dqtv2o3T2AI



UNDERARM

Rueben, Underhand Slinging
Probably the most natural and intuitive of slinging techniques. Video includes slow motion.
http://www.youtube.com/user/ruebenschulz#p/a/u/2/-CQPB3EJ1pI

Hondero: Traditional Styles
Called "Overhead" and "Underhand" on the video. Generally known as Helicopter and Underarm on this site
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72cIgoZ7wNU

Blipshin: Slinging
Hanging pouch start, single rotation underarm style.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1P9fRWYXv0


GREEK STYLE

Asgesa2, Greek Style Slinging at 30m
Several views and slow motion of this popular quick technique
http://www.youtube.com/user/asgesa2#p/a/u/0/Fc_rAly4oLY

David Taylor, Slinging Styles
Article and several videos showing Greek style variations, in the Guides and Articles section.
http://slinging.org/index.php?page=slinging-styles---david-taylor

Hondero: Greek Style
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBh2B3oeKtM&NR=1



BALEARIC STYLE

Balearic Slinger, Slinging in Menorca
Balearic style being demonstrated by a local champion
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7-G0So7wJ0
A Balearic competition, Luis is the second competitor
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7P5c-B9FnOs&feature=sub

David Morningstar, Slinging Balearic Technique
Good side view showing the windup and cast.
http://www.youtube.com/user/davidmorningstar#p/u/30/35KJo9BNpb0

PavirryPe: Slinging for Accuracy.
This style resembles baleric style the most, also a side arm release. It's my favorite style and it's very effective.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PM9VK4xPajU

Jaegoor: Balearic Style Slinging
Self-taught slinger from Germany slinging at 35 m. You can't see the stones in flight but can hear the hits on the target.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHj5NUdw-8I



DOUBLE FIGURE 8

Camo-sling, Demonstration of the Double Figure 8.  
A fancy slinging style purely for impressing onlookers or for a little bit of fun.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bj99xEVU3w

DOUBLE SIDEARM

Camo-sling, Demonstration of the Double Sidearm.
An extension of the simple sidearm.  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqG1T-ncB1U


BYZANTINE STYLE

Hondero: Byzantine Style
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WADQStF-Rq4&feature=related

Agesa2: Slinging
The style is not named on this video but is the same as Byzantine.
http://www.youtube.com/user/asgesa2#p/a/u/1/fWHV2WYdfTI


PIROUETTE

mrboss: Pirouette style
This style enables use of a very long sling for maximum power and distance (similar to a discuss throw)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSEqUMUzbZo

Tint: Pirouette with overhead rotation
This video includes a nice overhead slomo. Different from mrboss's style in that it includes overhead rotation whilst pirouetting.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jihAP8nw1cg&feature=related
paulireson going through the basic styles:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwLYpu--0cM


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Reply #3 - Mar 10th, 2010 at 1:31am
 
TOPICS OF GENERAL INTEREST


FOR BEGINNERS (and others)

Masiakasaurus: Advice for beginners (April 8, 2010)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1300866147
ACCURACY

Morphy: A long post on accuracy
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1278311984

TIPS ON ACHIEVING RIFLE SPIN

Cthulhu: Rifle Spin
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1274018619
Rifle spin on projectiles aids in range and accuracy.
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1291410829

THE PHYSICS OF SLINGING

For the mathematically inclined the physics behind how a sling actually works can be fascinating. Threads on this subject are often quite long and involved. In this section the links are not in any particular order.

Hondero, The Physics of the Sling (Aug. 23, 2004)
General discussion of physics principles involved
http://www.slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?board=project;action=display;num=109167675 6;start=0
(Unfortunately the diagrams in Yurek's detailed explanations have disappeared.)

Mgreenfield: Air Drag on Sling Cords And Pockets
Incresing sling efficiency to maximize range.
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1146905055/0

MEASURING SLING SPEED

What speeds do sling projectiles achieve? Some discussions on how to measure this.  

Gan Banor, Sling Speed????
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1215377301/0

Measuring Sling Speed with AUDACITY sound recordings.
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1195572094/24

This YouTube clip shows slingshot speed being measured using Audacity and a double screen. Here the flight time between two screens two metres apart is being measured. This method gives very accurate results but is more complicated to perform. The actual calculation method is the same though.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjeQbDMzAak

DeeNewcum's excellent paper on high energy slings:
http://paperlined.org/dev/oss/high_energy_slings/

STAFF SLINGS

Staff slings are are not as widely used as hand slings but were very effective especially in seige warfare and easy to use.

Some links about them.
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1272993139


HUNTING WITH A SLING

Corvid: Hunting (June 15, 2009)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1244988273/0

Slingeroo: Hunting with a Sling
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1116893851/0#0



Luke Webb: Hunting with a Sling (April, 2010)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1270605033

STORAGE
Here's a good way to store your sling so the cords don't get tangled by David Morningstar:
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1231699181

DISCUSSION RE SLINGS AND SLINGING

Nicholas Lloyd: Video Presentations

Sling videos from Nicholas Lloyd
From long time member, Nicholas Lloyd:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=covH4voKukw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivsfp9y9E6g

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJ3bBkRIJNU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lU87f5o8vMg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGSsbCPeocU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXiUDJRgiUc


LEGAL STATUS OF THE SLING

"Is slinging a legal activity?", is often a question on new slinger's minds. Definitely a grey area, and of course it may vary from country to country even state to state. This is the latest thread discussing the subject.
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1269728285
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Reply #4 - Mar 10th, 2010 at 1:49am
 
AMMUNITION TYPES

GOLF CROSS BALLS
These balls are similar weight to ordinary golf balls but elongated like eggs.
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1189503844/0

FAVORITE AMMUNITION
Discussion of what can be slung and why.
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1264196998

CASTING LEAD PROJECTILES
Lead projectiles, due to their density, will give maximum range.
Casting lead projectiles http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1272693329 no pictures though
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Re: FAQ and Sling Making Tutorial Threads
Reply #5 - Mar 10th, 2010 at 4:40pm
 
Et cetera has brought to my attention that there is an existing list of links to threads with information similar to that above. I have merely copied Willeke's original post. There may be some duplication of information.

Here is the link to Willeke's thread
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1152129592



Links to old posts with info
Jul 6th, 2006, 6:59am Quote Modify Remove
I promised Nightweave some links to sling-making threads, and while looking I made some more links, for other subjects.
I have been going over the last three (3) pages of the forum, see how much info is there, hidden but valuble.
I stopped after those 2 and a bit pages, because it was time to do something else, not because I ran out of good threads.
Go hunting there yourself, if you dare.

Warning, I did not read all of all threads and some do waver and not give what is promised. They may waste your time.  
And at times I do not know which part a thread should go and I just place it in one of the possible places.

Willeke


Slingmaking threads:
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1060295173;start=0#0 (finger ring on sling)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1060091896;start=0#0 (mentions chainmail-sling)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1062900460 (picture with descibtion by Whipartist, one of the best slingmakers)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1061514054;start=0#0 (Has a simple sling in reply 5)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1063940754;start=0#0 (Jeffh, is also in articles)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1064984581;start=0#0 (JeffH again, good details)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1064355585 (Jeans sling, clear pictures.)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1064464507 (Just one post on making a hole)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1064163366 (also in articles, by Leon this time)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1064449032;start=0#0 (One by Yurek)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1065154918 (Some details of grips and loops)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1060609211 (Good photos of a simple woven sling)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1070429705 (Link to a site with some photos of slings. Toggle)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1070739769 (SUV of slings?)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1074133429 (photo of a tibetan sling discussed.)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1072216697 (about grips and loops)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1073633453 (instuctions on Whipmakers pouch and braiding)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1076018031 (just cords and with 2 strips of leather/webbing for pouch))
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1076495044 (finger protection and toggle)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1075573577 (two different slings and, in words, how to braid with 4 strands)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1077899399 (Good photos of making a leather and cord sling on page 2)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1078883454 (Horse hair sling, dreaming rather than fact)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1079884629 (mentions other kinds of slings + link to sling museum online)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1080172673 (marbles sling, just text)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1078031215 (Adjustable Sling)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1080421128 (Simple sling, words only, good enough though)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1080796807 (Braided sling with woven pocket in reply 13, page 2)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1083505832 (retention cord knot)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1082334802 (Netted slings by Matthias)

Sling making, odd ideas and failed projects:
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1081478777 (Elastic strings on sling + weird idea by TS, photo missing)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1083666651 (Solid sling pouch)

Stafsling:
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1080715447
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1077587495 (stafsling help and Hoopak)

Sling materials:  
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1062172007;start=0#0
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1066009303;start=0#0 (Paracord)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1081261220 (many fibers discussed)

Ammo making / ammo discussions:
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1064073900
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1069185974 (some info on clay projectiles)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1070727696 (Marbles)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1070743595 (Concrete versus smooth stones)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1064551285;start=0#0 (several kinds of ammo discussed, golfballs)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1071111047 (golfballs)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1070727333 (lead-molding)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1072477246 (Stone weights, preferences)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1075414196 (stones, prefered weights)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1072217377 (ammo shapes)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1076466234 (Concrete, egg shaped molds, sand-plaster)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1081220071 (failure and success concrete shaping)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1082322296 (mentiones way to avoid gland breaking)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1082212427 (selfharding clay)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1082679451 (flights)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1082639326 (Lead)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1081361484 (Rocks, ice, waterballoons)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1083325715 (Beginners Guide To Sling Ammo)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1083719751 (Humming rocks)

Hunting threads:
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1060288276;start=0#0
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1077270935 (fishing, short topic but some goodies)

Mechanics of slinging / measuring speed, range, power etc.
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1062112263
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1060577856;start=0#0 (distance records)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1065143803 (explanations of the physics of slinging)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1065833227;start=0#0 (Sling theory)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1067042777 (Lots of formulas a little down the page)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1065693125 (mentions Larry Brays Record)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1067577631 (clear trow over 100 yard mark)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1068207559 (speed measurer formula)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1072995117 (Calculating Theoretical Sling Range)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1067904262 (an other try to get the speed of a slung stone)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1076535051 (clear describtion of seeing ammo fly)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1079645944 (Long Range Accuracy)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1079740376 (Average slingdistances by Yurek and Larry Bray)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1080669658 (Number of Turns vs Range)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1084029601 (angle of fire, includes a link to a calculator)
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1083988739 (soma records mentioned)

Slinglength:
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1073349574
http://slinging.org/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1084325199

I have taken away the marks that showed when the links were added because they did make some links stop working, and if you read them now it does not matter when I have added them, (months ago).
Part of the links was cut off, maybe bacause the new forum has a smaller maximum post size than the old one. I reposted them in a new post further down in this post.

Willeke
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Re: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS and Tutorials
Reply #7 - Jul 22nd, 2012 at 1:38pm
 
right this comes up a lot - people do not use the search engine properly. Otherwise you would easily be able to find stuff   Wink

You need to change 2 things to get an effective search. 

1) change the 'post was made in the last..' to read (allposts)
2) tick the 'one result per thread' box 

That's it - that will then search the entire forum and give you a list of relevant threads. If you search for individual posts - you will be swamped with multiple results from individual threads. 

While you can search using the members name. bear in mind that many members change their username and the search engine ONLY recognises the names that they originally registered with. So that often does not work.

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