Wednesday, October 26, 2011

The RTZAS - it's a reality!

RTZAS = Roof Top Zombie Annihilator Slingshot!

Had a day off and made it.

I changed the construction a bit, the stick is now undernath the bands - works better that way.

I get a draw of 370cm = 147 inches. Not bad!

Drawing it out is really easy, you take two steps towards the "fork", load a ball in the pouch, and then you grap the stick and walk backwards. After you have reached the shooting position, you draw out into full butterfly just as normal.

This is absolutely frightening when it comes to power.

Will make the video in time for Halloween!

31 comments:

  1. Everyone enjoys the ballistic gelatin shots, but often your shots go all the way through the bucket's worth of material. Why not make a longer, trough-shaped mold for the gelatin so that the ball will stop in the material? Then you can really compare your new toy to some of your other strong slingshots.

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  2. That is one big sling-shot. Now when you decide to mount it in the bed of your pick-up truck and go patrolling, that's when the neighbors are going to call the cops. I am anxious to see the chrony figures as I think they will surpass anything other than your "The Cannon". Have you decided what sized ammo would be best?

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  3. Ahem... killed my chrony a few days ago. Shot went too low, crashed right through my "protection" plastic shield and cracked the display... Now I will have to wait for the spares. This is my third chrony with the fifth display. But this is certainly my most powerful slingshot without lock and trigger.

    I even haven't used the heaviest bands, just two layers of TB Gold so far (per side).

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  4. this slingshot . what can I say???
    It's truly ridiculous in the best possible way. I have some billiard balls that I have been wanting to shoot somehow. I think this is the contraption. Maybe i can send you a billiard ball with the giant slingshot I am sending you. You will have to make a pouch for it, but I imagine this slingshot here will be able to shoot one. You into it?

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  5. :D and again the mad scientist of slingshots succeeds in amazing me.
    If they ever decide to make another the A-team movie they should consider merging BA and Murdock into 1 character. They can pick you :D

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  6. this is like an awesome pool full of awesomeness!

    I made a weird (read "cool") looking slingshot based on one of your designs. take a look.

    http://monkeysfromls.blogspot.com/2011/10/pump-action-sling-shotgun.html

    o/

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  7. würde echt gerne ne schleuder gewinnen, hammer dein blog und dein channel

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  8. Now you've gone too far! Only kidding, I love seeing your extreme creations, and this one is pretty extreme. I'm really looking forward to the video.

    Cliffzera, that is an absolutely brilliant looking weapon. It's a great design and it looks really well made.

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  9. What the HELL!!!

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  10. Thankyou, Pikeman. But the credits must go to Jorg that came up with the main design idea. I only made some modifications and improvements.

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  11. This is sick joerg! Really sick!

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  12. i think a how to is needed

    how do you keep the forks from snapping they are so tall the leverage must be really strong on the forks making them very easy to snap

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  13. I feel bad for those zombies.

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  14. awesome, it appears to be powerfffffuuuuulllll!!!

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  15. This is so cool. How's the accuracy?

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  17. Yellow :)
    Hahaha, great response for “Trick Or Treat” :D
    Put the machine behind the door and “welcome” the zombie guests :)
    Cheers
    Rafal

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  18. :) no children at Jörgs door next year, he shoots them off the lawn from his rooftop.

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  19. I would only shoot at undead children... :)

    Seriously, my house is the last one on the hill, and the road is so steep that the kids don't come up that far. So it's neither trick nor treat.

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  20. Absolutely impressive! My mouth is gaping in awe! WHERE ARE THE DAMN VIDEOS? I WANNA SEE THIS BABY IN ACTION!

    I hope to be close to Mr. Sprave when the Zombie Apocalypse comes! He already has a large collection of zombie anihilators!

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  21. This has gone beyond Superfly style, this is 747 style shooting! Looking forward to the video!

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  22. So, if you could make up something like a nerf vortex (http://www.atbshop.co.uk/images/nerf/nerf_mega_howler07_yellow.jpg) only a bit smaller and out of wood with a lead nose, and launch it with this. Something between a crossbow bolt and a lead ball.

    Hmmmmmm,

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  23. Hi Joerg. This is kind of unrelated, but I just wanted to find something recent to comment on to reach you...
    With your 15 shot repeater, have you considered replacing the steel ball striker with a neodymium magnet? This will mean that after a shot, the next ball will be drawn back with the carriage, then fired normally (Don't use a magnet that is too strong or it will cut down on power.) Then you will have a slingshot that fires normally, very quickly. It should be more powerful than the current one, since it is more efficient. You may have to install some sort of cup with the magnet, to hold the ball well since there is no pouch.
    What do you think?

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  24. You could shoot candy down to the kids off the hill a 100 yards away.

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  25. i have a similar model in use as a pocket slingshot for years.

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  26. When I saw your latest video, I did not think it would surprise me much in matters of power or demolition. But it did. Go on Jörg, I'd like to know what is the most wreckful weapon that can be built using slingshot technology. :D

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  27. What a great tool. Thank you, Sir!

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