Watch: Shooting Pub Darts With Slingshot and Crossbows


Watch: Shooting Pub Darts With Slingshot and Crossbows

The crazy slingshot-loving German is back, and he’s up to his old tricks. Doing weird stuff with slingshots, that is! And this time he’s stumbled onto something pretty sweet.

Take a dart — you know, like the ones used in pub games — and throw it sideways, and it aligns itself during flight, because the tip is so much heavier than the vanes in the rear. So why not do the same with a slingshot?


It works pretty well, burying the tips deep in solid wood from 15 meters. But is he satisfied? Nah.

So, he built a crossbow for shooting darts! With a red dot scope, of course. And it works pretty slick, too.

Is he satisfied? Of course not! So he conjures up a repeating crossbow to fling darts.

Enjoy, my projectile-loving friends.

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Editor & Contributing Writer Russ Chastain is a lifelong hunter and shooter who has spent his life learning about hunting, shooting, guns, ammunition, gunsmithing, reloading, and bullet casting. He started toting his own gun in the woods at age nine and he's pursued deer with rifles since 1982, so his hunting knowledge has been growing for more than three and a half decades. His desire and ability to share this knowledge with others has also grown, and Russ has been professionally writing and editing original hunting & shooting content since 1998. Russ Chastain has a passion for sharing accurate, honest, interesting hunting & shooting knowledge and stories with people of all skill levels.

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