An Authentic Pirate Weapon

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An Authentic Pirate Weapon

Postby ribbit on Thu Mar 15, 2007 6:37 pm

My first attempt at a slungshot.

If anyone knows a good inexpensive source for hemp (not Manila) rope, particularly in the PNW I'd be much obliged.
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Postby LibraLabRat on Fri Apr 06, 2007 7:42 pm

bloody hell :fsm_rock:
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Postby Meatball on Fri Apr 06, 2007 7:47 pm

that is badass, but sorry, i stick with the cutlass
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Postby LibraLabRat on Fri Apr 06, 2007 7:48 pm

I am a black powder big bore kind of guy myself, but this is genius. Simple, yet you can break someones head open like a punkin with it....
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Postby EarthRise on Fri Apr 06, 2007 11:57 pm

I hear the old makers of this weapon would soak the end in resin, to give it extra punch.
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Postby hobo by choice on Sat Apr 07, 2007 1:49 am

just kindof wondering here butwhat would you use that for???
i dont thtink that you can, yaknow take it out into town with or anything...
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Postby Meatball on Sat Apr 07, 2007 1:51 am

you swing it above your head, and wack it in your foes head, knows them out clean
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Postby zim511 on Sat Apr 07, 2007 1:30 pm

thats an awsome weapon, made out of simple rope and a cannonball and it hurts people
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Postby hobo by choice on Mon Apr 09, 2007 4:23 pm

im just saying it would be a hard thing to conceal...
if your going to knock someone out cold, it might be a bit incriminating to have a bit of rope with a cannonball attached at one end...
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Postby Pachyderm on Wed May 02, 2007 10:11 am

Maybe you could make a little one, based around a marble, for ease of concealment?

Or one from bungee cords, for that silenced smack to the noggin?
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Postby Bondo_Red on Mon May 07, 2007 9:09 pm

Any pirate firearms other than the crappy smoothbor single-shot pistols? think we could bend the rules a little to include early revolvers and repeating rifles?It's only like,1 or 2 hundred years later than pirates.
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Postby Mathin on Mon May 07, 2007 11:21 pm

Arrghh, A classic weapon, one after me own heart!
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Postby brodieboy on Thu May 10, 2007 4:54 am

Very nice weapon, useful both close-up and at a range.

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Postby farfalla on Thu May 10, 2007 5:02 am

WOW, 20 minutes of whipping than a waxing to make that slugshot - sounds like that would put spring in an old pirates gate. :wink:
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Postby bubz_the_troll on Mon May 14, 2007 11:11 pm

Why is it past tense? Slungshot instead of slingshot?
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