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Another Great Review of the Scout Slingshot

Another Great Review of the Scout Slingshot

Our friends over at The Canteen Shop offer all sorts of gear that just about every bushcrafter and outdoors-man can’t live without. They also do a fantastic job of helping their customers better understand the gear they offer with professional and thorough reviews. This month, they have highlighted The Scout Slingshot Starter Kit...

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Ocularis™ Dial-a-Fork Slingshot Band Attachment

Ocularis™ Dial-a-Fork Slingshot Band Attachment

Lee Silva, the artist and founder from Black Sheep Forge of California, landed in the North Carolina mountains last night to spend two weeks hanging out with the SimpleShot gang. Our first order of business is to get prepped for the trip to Alverton, PA to attend the 2014 East Coast Slingshot Tournament, so plenty of slingshot shooting is in order (and sampling Beer City USA’s tasty offerings). When we are not busy sending steel downrange or sampling all the wonderful beer and tacos in Asheville, we are working on some new slingshot developments! The race for the next great slingshot...

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The Sixth Annual East Coast Slingshot Tournament

The Sixth Annual East Coast Slingshot Tournament

How do you spell fun? E-C-S-T, or the East Coast Slingshot Tournament in Alverton, PA! Now in its sixth year, the ECST is the largest and most widely attended slingshot tournament in the USA. With shooters travelling as far as Texas and California to attend and the nation’s very best slingshot marksmen vying for first place, this event is not only fun but an example of what modern slingshots are capable of achieving in the hands of dedicated enthusiasts. Founded by the late slingshot enthusiast, Jay Schott in 2009, the ECST has being growing steadily each year. In 2009, 15-20 folks attended....

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Slingshot Tech- 3D Printing the Rambone

Slingshot Tech- 3D Printing the Rambone

For those of us slingshot enthusiasts who approach the craft by finding the slingshot within the chunk of wood and cutting away everything that is NOT the slingshot, we are known as reductive manufacturers. However, today we have some amazing tools at our disposal and can create slingshots and other three dimensional parts from basically, nothing- or additive manufacturing. Recently, a neighboring business of SimpleShot began selling 3D printers and used the Rambone as a demonstration. Of course, the model that we are showing is not suitable for actual use, but can easily be printed in a...

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