[TowerTalk] Weight for slingshot
Bill Coleman AA4LR
Mon, 6 Mar 2000 10:10:39 -0500
On 3/5/00 5:46 AM, Ted Leaf at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>What is the recommended lead fishing weight to use to slingshot a line over
>a tree? (That is: how many ounces?)
I don't use a lead fishing weight.
I use a couple of 1/4" nuts. They are cheaper, and are more biodegradable
when lost. Probably weigh an ounce or so.
Heavier weights reduce your vertical range. But you do need enough to
lower the fishing line to the ground, once you get it over your target
limb. An ounce is about right, although it may take a bit of coaxing.
Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL Mail: email@example.com
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