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How to make a shepherds sling.../ We made many of these as kids. They can be truly accurate and dangerous, when one has become proficient user. And they are highly lethal when one has a year or more of weekly practice. But, hey, we were just kids tossing stones. Of course, we were told not to kill anything except soda/beer cans and bottles.
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The bottle sling knot has been around for centuries. This ancient method of forming a sling for the neck of a jug or bottle this knot was described in detail by the Greek physician Heraklas in his first century book on surgical knots and slings. With a little practice you’ll be able to master this interesting, useful knot.