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Thought id start a fancy thread with some of the catapults ive made.... and will make in the future...

 

Updated with pictures... ideas and my own 'how i do'.....

 

Cheers :thumbs: ...

 

Ill start off with my own...i use... and shoot....

 

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Took a rabbit with it... a few hours after i had finished it... nicely christened ;)

 

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Made another similar..... which is currently being auctioned for my charity 'movember' ;)

 

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A little tubeshooter.... made this for a 'secret santa' trade on another forum....

 

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And out of shot.... :laugh: ...

 

 

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Recycled HDPE... from milk bottles and the likes...

 

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Cut out a mini shooter....

 

Sanded it down...but kept it a little 'brittle' so its easier to grip :thumbs:

 

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Banded up...

 

Shoots nice...thin and pocketable...

 

And strong as feck :thumbs:

 

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Another from milk bottles....

 

 

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nice work !! see you got the boss there showing you how to go on .. :laugh:

Aint that the truth :yes: ...

 

He gives me a little hand when hes not digging holes in the garden with my dremel or hiding my files :laugh: ...

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Some nice looking cattys there mate and quality craftmanship. Hats off to you.

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Are the milk bottles just melted down and poured into the mold?

Cut up...melted.... clamped into a block...cooled....then the shape cut out :thumbs: ...

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Some nice looking cattys there mate and quality craftmanship. Hats off to you.

Cheers mate...steadily getting better...and more experienced :thumbs: .....

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They do look decent!

Some horrors from when i first started making them... but its those that you learn from....

 

Ive made a few board cut.... but once you feel the ones with the palmswells and the likes....with the shaping to fit your hand....

 

Theyre worlds apart for comfort ;)

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Blue try cover the ply with better looking wood or paint the stuff :laugh:;) You know I don't like the look of that stuff :icon_redface: can you make a vid of you hdpe2 cattys from start to finish too If you get time :)

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