Have Fun, Can Do An UPDATE: PLEASE resize your images so that they'll fit (about 8" wide). Pouch made of old leather CD case cut up, cord is Hemp, with a bit of black duct tape reinforcing the stress points where cord leaves pouch on each side, all found around the house.If you'd like to show the image in full, just include a link. Slings sizes from Golf Ball ~ish up to half a brick or so if I'm ambitious.
My way uses an extra bight, or 2 "S's" stacked, allowing for quick weave through the 5 cradle lines...
I like that it's rather primitive, and has a worn look to it for good reason.
:) Here's an alternate method of tieing a sheepshank sling.
I can report that it's great for throwing apples & oranges...or, tie a couple of constrictor knots inboard of the bowlines to adjust for size of projectile.
the brown-pouched one is currently one of my favorites as is the black pouched one right under black one makes a nice whipping sound when I handle it the corner left under is an adjutable sling, lenght up to 130cm folded.
well suited for big one and the blue one, as well as a sling without any knots or stiches at all, are better vieuwed here : BB.pl?
num=1136663600/0#0hope you like them Sander Six strand retention cord, pouch woven with Matthias' instructions ( BB.pl? Here's my to slings (can't figure out how to post them properly so I make two posts..): This first one is the one I was talking about making in the thread "Apache slinging". The pouch is made from black leather, and the strings are braided from persienna strings.
I know there was some excitement over this idea, and I personally think it's a good one, so here's your chance to make it happen. title=Methods_of_making_Slings_%28Modern_and_Historical%29My Amo bag- BB.pl? num=1087825010/30#30EDIT 3/3/07Here is my latest sling. I can't zoom in tight enough on the sling due to grainyness, (scanned photo), but, its made of nylon chalk-line, hand-plaited 8 strand with woven split pouch, 1.626m total length. (Dog is safe and The center stitch there attaches a reinforcing strip, which seems to help.
Feel free to post pictures in here that you've already posted on this site before. Here are my slings, From left to right: netted sling, golfball sling, apache style sling, asymetrical duct tape sling, two nylon braided slings, jute plit pouch sling, jute dimond pouch sling, three Peruvian slings. Braided finger loop and double Mathew Walker at the bitter end. All three strands braided at each end, finger loop made simply.
Hi, This is a place to post all photos of your slings or you slinging.
If this thread begins to get a lot of photos, and there isn't much chat, I'll make it sticky. Oh and feel free to make some notes about your photos or give a link to other places on the site where you've posted them before for anyone who might want more information or a place to discuss. :) Willeke, suggested that I post this shot of my avatar here.