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Can You Kill Someone With an Icicle? Slingshot Maniac Investigates

Everyone's favourite vaguely Eastern European slingshot enthusiast is back again to endanger both himself and the people he loves. Except this time, Joerg is flinging ice—because winter is coming. Read More >>

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Don't Let Kids Anywhere Near This Arrow-Shooting Slingshot

We usually think of slingshots as the weapon of choice for precocious little kids, but in the right hands they can be deadly. Especially when they're designed to fire actual hunting arrows like the Survival Slingshot that lets you take down prey larger than sparrows and squirrels. Read More >>

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Throwing Snowballs is for Losers Who Don't Have Specialised Weaponry

It shouldn't surprise you that that's what our good buddy Joerg Sprave is talking about too. He's here to clear up any misconceptions you might have about slinging snow, and launch puffy white projectiles that boast serious speeds without threatening to take your shoulder out with them. Read More >>

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Watch a Spinning Sewage Tube Slingshot Spit Ball Bearings

Of the many unique things about a rifle, the grooved (or "rifled") barrel that makes the bullet spin is key, ensuring that a bullet flight will be straight and stable. Joerg's slingshot cannons didn't have barrels at all, however, which is why his viewers called him out. Using a length of PVC pipe and a drill, he managed to build a fast spinning barrel that thus rotates the ball bearing projectile inside, even though the round ball would fly fine on its own. In Joerg's own words, "What is it good for? Nothing." Nothing!? Say that after you've used it to defend your home. [YouTube] Read More >>

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Playing Darts Is So Much Easier With a Slingshot Sniper Rifle

Not satisfied with the dart-launching pistol he whipped up last year, Joerg Sprave went back to the drawing board and came up with a dart-shooting sniper rifle that all but guarantees him domination at his local pub's dartboard. Read More >>

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Finally A Zombie-Fighting Toilet Brush Rifle With Scary Accuracy

As Joerg points out, toilet brushes tipped with nine inch nails are a much-beloved form of ammo on the Slingshot Channel. But the old toilet brush crossbows didn't really have a sighting system. So Joerg got serious and created a toilet brush sniper rifle, complete with telescopic sight, that can shoot with precision from 22 yards. Read More >>

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How to Make Spaghetti a Dangerous Weapon (Besides All Those Carbs)

Not only has he laid claim to the title of world's greatest slingshot designer, Joerg Sprave is also a master of turning seemingly innocuous everyday items into frighteningly deadly weapons. Read More >>

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Watch People Get Flung at a Mountain by a Giant Human Slingshot

What a great summer tradition this is. Every so often, these wonderful folks plop down a gigantic human slingshot and fire people at stuff. Sometimes it's down a slip and slide and into a lake, sometimes it's that, just double. This time it's at a mountain, while eating pizza. It still looks like a lot of fun. [YouTube] Read More >>

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Turn a Drill Into a Shotgun With This Spinning Disc of Doom

With the aid of power tools and the hidden strength of spirals, Sprave has managed to pack a massive, ball-launching mechanism into a disc of doom by curling the lengthy launch track in on itself. It's a strategy that could someday be used to launch things into space, but in the meantime, thwacking balls of steal against a target is pretty good. Read More >>

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Reduce a Steel Box to a Pathetic Lump With Slingshot Bullets

Joerg puts his equipment through a lot of abuse to film videos for the slingshot channel. And the catchbox he shoots into has borne the brunt of all that mayhem for three years. But it's probably been so gradual that no one really noticed. And then in a moment of clarity Joerg clearly realized that his catch box had evolved into a piece of useless nothing. Time for the junkyard. Read More >>

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“Teach The Witches A Lesson” With A Slingshot That Shoots Brooms

Joerg begins today's video by saying, "As you know, I don't like witches." In fact, I did not specifically remember this preference of his. But I can believe it. After watching a Harry Potter rerun this week, Joerg finally realised the hazard that quidditch and other flying broom sports pose to our safety. And he decided to make a 6.5 foot slingshot to better defend himself and his family from this imminent threat. Read More >>

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A Weaponised Toilet Brush Crossbow Can Really Clean Up

When Joerg made metal-tipped toilet brushes a couple of months ago I'm pretty sure we were all thinking that they looked pretty tame. Okay, true, they violently annihilated a coconut suspended in ballistic gelatin, but they weren't horrifying, just chillingly effective. But a four shot repeating "monster" crossbow. That would be scary. And that's what we have here. Read More >>

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The Slingshot Madman Has Perfected the Zombie Capture Kit

Some people devote their lives to science, some to religion, some to high finance. And then there's Joerg Sprave, who spends his day-to-day creating zombie-killing slingshot insanity. Or in this case, zombie-capturing slingshot insanity, for when you need to to take them in alive undead. Read More >>

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This Axe Is Really Scary, and Then You Realise It Has A Slingshot Inside

This week Joerg invited some students from the Technical University of Munich to create general mayhem with him via a steel axe. But an axe by itself isn't menacing/relevant enough. It obviously has to double as a slingshot. And it does! The handle of the axe is hollow... Read More >>

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A Lethal Slingshot That Shoots Metal Oreos

The washers fly through watermelons, ballistic gelatin, a plastic carrying case for tools, a plastic lawn chair without a problem. The washer that went through the gelatin even cut out a tube of gelatin with the diameter of the washer hole. Read More >>

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A SlingSword Is A Sword/Slingshot Hybrid For Fighting Zombies

Joerg Sprave is expanding his horizons and moving The Slingshot Channel into a new era, hiring blacksmith James Helm to help him make a small sword. Really, this demo is a relaxing break for all of us -- just some good old-fashioned coconut decapitation to test the blade. Refreshing! Oh, and the hilt of the sword also has a built-in slingshot. Baby steps. Read More >>

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