We’ve said many times how important turning your bands is. If you do not properly tune your bands, you will experience poor performance. So it is essential that you know how to measure your draw length, choose your active band length, and then correctly trim your bands. In this video we will address an error that we see commonly.
TTF simply means through the forks. This style of banding means that your ammo will actually fly through the forks when you shoot it. This type of banding allows a thicker aiming reference when aiming down the band.
So what does OTT mean? Over the top. And in the world of slingshots, that means how your slingshot is banded. Over-the-top simply means that your bands come up over the top of the slingshot frame.
There’s not much else to it. Almost all natural fork slingshots must be banded over-the-top.There’s no right or wrong way to band a slingshot.Over-the-top is a style that many great shooters love.
Here’s a question a lot of people have.Which is better over-the-top or through the forks? The answer? Yes. 🙂
There is positively no right way to band up your slingshot.There are people who shoot over the top and there are people who shoot through the forks with incredible accuracy.
In this video, we get into a little more detail about exactly how long to trim your bands. Once you have figured out your draw length and know your active band length, you then need to trim your bands to the appropriate length.