By– Prepared For That
The slingshot was a quintessential weapon for every young boy a few decades back. Whether homemade or bought from a catalog, this simple weapon could be used to send rocks zinging into tin cans, glass bottles, and even the occasional squirrel. For a prepper, the slingshot is actually a very useful and easy to build weapon well-suited for killing birds, vermin, squirrels and other small game.
Caution. The slingshot is a weapon, and as such is subject to state and federal law regarding possession and use. There are certain states that have outright banned slingshots, while others forbid their use with certain features like wristbands that help add power to the shot. Always check your local laws before building or using a slingshot unless total societal breakdown is occurring.
The basics of building a slingshot: what you’ll need
Any good slingshot is going to need these materials: