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#1 B.P.R

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 08:59 pm

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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Posted 07 November 2013 - 09:13 pm

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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Posted 07 November 2013 - 09:20 pm

My lad getting involved sanding :laugh: ....

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 09:22 pm

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



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Posted 07 November 2013 - 09:27 pm

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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Posted 07 November 2013 - 09:33 pm

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 09:35 pm

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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Posted 07 November 2013 - 10:41 pm

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

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 10:55 pm

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

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 11:26 pm

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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Posted 07 November 2013 - 11:26 pm

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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Posted 07 November 2013 - 11:31 pm

They do look decent!

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 11:35 pm

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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Posted 07 November 2013 - 11:53 pm

I wouldn't have the know how to do it haha

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Posted 08 November 2013 - 06:44 am

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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