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May 24th, 2018 at 11:32am
 
Thanks for the add -- I'm in Cache Valley, Utah.† Just started slinging tennis balls with a paracord sling and a pouch cut from an old t-shirt.† Going to try to make a netted sling soon.† I have also made a short sling stick with a leather pouch that throws golf balls.† I build trebuchets as a bit of a hobby so I got into slinging from there since trebuchets are sort of an evolution of the sling.† Attached is a picture of my latest trebuchet, named Garbo (because he was built with scrap wood and bits of dead trees).† Garbo is about 7 feet tall to the axle.
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Reply #1 - May 24th, 2018 at 11:47am
 
I like that Thumbs Up

So how far will it throw a golfball ?
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Reply #2 - May 24th, 2018 at 1:46pm
 
Welcome.  That is badass
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Reply #3 - May 24th, 2018 at 4:30pm
 
Welcome from down under
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Reply #4 - May 24th, 2018 at 4:42pm
 
Welcome from Finland! That is quite a sizeable trebuchet and a great view Cheesy
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Reply #5 - May 24th, 2018 at 11:10pm
 
Wow thatís pretty cool! Welcome
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Reply #6 - May 25th, 2018 at 1:34pm
 
Thanks guys!  The stick sling I made for golf balls throws about 400 feet.  Garbo likes to throw 500ml water bottles 300 feet.
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Reply #7 - May 25th, 2018 at 7:53pm
 
Welcome from TX!
If you havenít already, check out the roboslinger topic in the maths section. We could use your mad trebuchet building skills around here Smiley
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Reply #8 - May 26th, 2018 at 11:38am
 
Hello from Alabama. 

Nice hobby. 

Beautiful view.
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