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Sep 26th, 2019 at 7:41am
 
A fantastic and small cove !
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Reply #1 - Sep 26th, 2019 at 7:45am
 
Sorry for the size.
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Reply #2 - Sep 26th, 2019 at 7:49am
 
With a shingle beach.
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Reply #3 - Sep 26th, 2019 at 7:52am
 
You can take some pebbles. Like you can see, I take only pebbles of granite  Shocked
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Reply #4 - Sep 26th, 2019 at 7:54am
 
Made me jealous Angry
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Reply #5 - Sep 26th, 2019 at 8:00am
 
And finally, with scales, you can choose the weights of your slinstones.
For exemple, the 67 gr and the 61 to have a coherent range.
Or like me, a range with slinstones weighting about forty grammes.
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Reply #6 - Sep 26th, 2019 at 12:00pm
 
That looks amazing!  You could easily spend hours there slinging and never realize the time has passed.

Nice selection of rocks you gathered up too.  Smiley
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Reply #7 - Sep 26th, 2019 at 12:33pm
 
Not many places like that in the Netherlands, if any. I might find a river with stones 100 km from where I live, over the border in Germany.

Because of my little selection of stone ammo, I usually sling gravel. And because the gravel is sometimes very small, I made a shotgun sling with a piece of pvc tubing, which is really fun. Just grab a handfull of gravel and enjoy the many tiny splashes in the water.
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Reply #8 - Sep 26th, 2019 at 2:41pm
 
I don't think I would leave if I found a place like that. Tent and a flag; my cove now!
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Reply #9 - Sep 26th, 2019 at 10:05pm
 
Not if I get there first! It’s only a short swim from Texas. I’ll race you there!
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Reply #10 - Sep 27th, 2019 at 5:48am
 
My first idea with this topic is to show how it's easy to take good slinstones (right weigth and right shape) from an ordinary pile of pebbles.
I didn't realized that this cove is a place for dream. But it's true and I am sure you know anothers for slinging and dreaming on the Earth.
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Reply #11 - Sep 27th, 2019 at 7:38am
 
Now if only there was a beach made with perfectly shaped lead glandes...  Tongue

That's the only way you could ever top those beaches!
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Reply #12 - Sep 27th, 2019 at 8:38am
 
Oh I think we can top that fairly easily.
Chesil beach in the uk:
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Chesil Beach is an 18-mile (29km) long shingle barrier beach stretching from West Bay to Portland

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Reply #13 - Sep 27th, 2019 at 9:09am
 
Nothing like that around here. That picture with the matching granite sling stones is awesome. I would love to have a place like that.
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Reply #14 - Sep 27th, 2019 at 9:41am
 
The matching granite sling stones are to defend the cove if many persons want to pitch their tents and flags.   Cheesy
Pebbles of Chesil Beach are perfect. I understand why the slingstones of Maiden Castle came from Chesil Beach. Thank you for the photos, Curious Aardvark.
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