Why do you NOT recommend shooting stones?
It is not so much that you cannot shoot stones from a slingshot, but rather that our slingshots come equipped with pouches optimized for spherical projectiles.
Attempting to shoot an irregular shaped stone using a pouch designed for smaller spherical projectiles is a recipe for fork hits, damaged bands, and unhappy slingshot shooters. Who wants that?
Check out our videos below on shooting stones.
If you wish to shoot stones, try using a bandset combination made specifically for shooting stones like our RockChucker bands or RockStar Pouch.
All bands wear out and degrade over time. However, if you are seeing nicks and tears in your bands, especially close to the pouch, you are likely having fork strikes and …read more
A fork hit occurs when the projectile strikes the tip of the slingshot fork or frame. This is usually caused by a poor release and is easily avoided by learning proper technique. …read more
Sure, you can shoot really heavy bands but it is important to keep in mind that heavy bands don’t always translate into a faster shot. Heavy bands require heavy …read more