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Question: finger loop or wrist loop?

Finger loop    
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Wrist loop    
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« Created by: timpa on: Jul 2nd, 2019 at 8:12pm »

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finger loop or wrist loop?
Jul 2nd, 2019 at 8:12pm
 
I do not remember whether this has been voted on.
But in my opinion, very few slinger use the wrist loop. I use. I never use a finger loop. Does anyone here use a wrist loop?
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Re: finger loop or wrist loop?
Reply #1 - Jul 2nd, 2019 at 9:04pm
 
I have both. As long as itís a sling I made for myself it doesnít matter, but the wrist loop made for me doesnít fit other slingers because I have big hands. The pouch goes a little lopsided when others use it... not so with finger loops
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Reply #2 - Jul 2nd, 2019 at 10:03pm
 
I use a finger loop.† But usually a large loop that fits over two fingers.
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Reply #3 - Jul 2nd, 2019 at 11:16pm
 
I'd think that If I ever decided to launch huge stones with a long-ish sling, I would definitely use a wrist loop...

But because I primarily throw jagged limestone rocks in the ~20-80 gram region I don't really need one.
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Reply #4 - Jul 3rd, 2019 at 3:30am
 
haven't tried it for some time now.
I feel that finger loop has more direct control on the projectile. But I guess wrist loop suits well the pirouette style.
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Reply #5 - Jul 3rd, 2019 at 9:26am
 
When I use a wrist loop, it passes between my fingers and controls about the same as a finger loop. It would be harder to control if you just let it hang on your wrist though.
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Reply #6 - Jul 4th, 2019 at 3:21am
 
finger loop for me. When it comes to heavy loads (witch seldom happens... I'm a lightweight myself Smiley) I just put a stick through the loop to make a decent T-shaped handle...
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Reply #7 - Jul 4th, 2019 at 8:41am
 
Finger loop. Like Frondeur, I have used a toggle for throwing heavy ammo.
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Reply #8 - Jul 4th, 2019 at 9:34am
 
I've never tried a wrist loop but I have a small "belt" that came off a bike of all things. It's perfect size for my wrist so it just needs a sling attached then I'll be able to try it out. I feel like it's going to be a big learning curve.
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Re: finger loop or wrist loop?
Reply #9 - Jul 4th, 2019 at 4:16pm
 
I use a finger loop on my ring finger.
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Re: finger loop or wrist loop?
Reply #10 - Jul 4th, 2019 at 4:54pm
 
Never used a wrist loop before, will have to try it sometime.

I have used my ring finger for nearly all my slinging career and recently switched to my middle finger since trying it at balaerics and finding it pretty decent.
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