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SAK_Survival
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Nov 23rd, 2021 at 5:20pm
 
Hello All,

I have been hooked. I started watching the YouTube Practical Paracord channel and I thought "I could get into that".

I reviewed some of the posts on how some people make their slings. I made some slings with some materials I had lying around. So far, I have made 2 simple rock slings, 2 seatbelt slings, and I have tied a Peruvian Shepherd's Sling out of paracord.

I took my wife and dog out for some practice today throwing some tennis balls, and we had a blast.

Obviously, anyone who has attempted this knows how easy this looks, but how hard it is to actually be accurate. I am looking forward to learning more about slinging, making more different types, and practicing.


Ohh yea, Im from Michigan, USA, EARTH  Grin
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Re: New to the forums and to slinging as well
Reply #1 - Nov 23rd, 2021 at 8:21pm
 
Welcome from Pennsylvania!
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Reply #2 - Nov 24th, 2021 at 7:15am
 
Welcome from New Jersey!
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Reply #3 - Nov 24th, 2021 at 6:15pm
 
Welcome from a fellow Novicius from North of the 49th!
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Reply #4 - Nov 25th, 2021 at 6:39am
 
Welcome from Finland!
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Reply #5 - Nov 25th, 2021 at 11:37am
 
Howdy from North Texas.
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Reply #6 - Nov 28th, 2021 at 8:14pm
 
Howdy from South Texas!
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Re: New to the forums and to slinging as well
Reply #7 - Nov 29th, 2021 at 8:58am
 
Was that you slinging on the virtual competition? I need to go back and watch it. If so and if Im remembering right it was quite impressive for someone just starting out. Welcome!
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Re: New to the forums and to slinging as well
Reply #8 - Dec 1st, 2021 at 2:53pm
 
Welcome! I'm new too, I just finished my first sling today. Glad to to have another new slinger!
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