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Hello from CA
Sep 12th, 2017 at 10:12pm
 
Greetings! Been aware of this site for a while, very cool.
I like nature walks lobbing rocks.
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Re: Hello from CA
Reply #1 - Sep 13th, 2017 at 2:34am
 
Welcome from Finland!
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Reply #2 - Sep 13th, 2017 at 4:17am
 
Welcome from down under
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Reply #3 - Sep 13th, 2017 at 7:07am
 
Welcome from nj
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Re: Hello from CA
Reply #4 - Sep 13th, 2017 at 2:56pm
 
Starting out with a sling pic. Cant beat that. Welcome from TX. What part of Cali are you from?
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Re: Hello from CA
Reply #5 - Sep 15th, 2017 at 7:33am
 
lol I know I'm always telling people to make their pictures smaller.
But could you make yours a little bigger please Smiley

Somewhere between 600x480 and 800x600 works best.

And welcome to the forum Smiley
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Re: Hello from CA
Reply #6 - Sep 15th, 2017 at 12:32pm
 
Hello from Alabama.  As you may have noticed, this is an international forum.  If you can and if you feel like it, please post pictures of your slinging excursions.
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Re: Hello from CA
Reply #7 - Sep 18th, 2017 at 2:08am
 
Welcome! It's nice to know that there're more silicon valley rock-chuckers around. Smiley

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Re: Appreciate the warm welcome
Reply #8 - Sep 19th, 2017 at 4:03am
 
Greetings, and thanx to all. To whom it may concern, I'll try to adjust picture as soon as possible, give me some time, I'm shoehorning my android media through newer apple hardware, and, well I've not taken the time to master the software. Mia culpa.
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Re: Well you sling, but do you hack?
Reply #9 - Sep 19th, 2017 at 4:19am
 
While fabricating the sling pictured above. It occurred to me that within the leather pouch, the straps could easily be tucked away, and a passable "hacky sack" could be had. Of course you'd have to be pretty cleaver to secure the works so everything stays put, but if you can't throw rocks, rather than standing around doing nothing, you could try to initiate a hack circle.
You know, I might have read something to that effect being done by native Americans. Can't remember.
Has anyone tried it?🤔
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Reply #10 - Sep 19th, 2017 at 6:39am
 
I think that's definitely a new one Smiley

'hacking' to me has  a completely different meaning Smiley
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Re: Hello from CA
Reply #11 - Sep 19th, 2017 at 11:35am
 
I used to be into hacky sack years ago. Never thought about using a sling though. I could see that working.
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