When it comes to slingshots, the Wrist Rocket is the Rolls Royce of slingshots. The advanced design enables you to increase your power and stabilizes your wrist so that you can be much more accurate while getting off your shots at a much quicker rate.
If you can’t send that little steel ball, or rock through anything more than a cardboard target, what’s the use in having one? In order to be effective in a self-defense or hunting situation, you’re going to have to get more power out of your weapon than that from a traditional slingshot. Speed has a direct correlation to power and the more speed behind that little ball the more it packs a punch.
The modern sling shot gets its power from the design, and there are 2 basic designs. The older simpler design has a bar that goes from the handle along each side of your wrist. The bars are connected by a strap that goes over your forearm. Rather than relying only on your wrist for resistance when you pull back on the sling, you now are relying on the strength of your forearm as well and that is what gives the rocket its power.
The newer Rocket uses a plastic contoured brace that molds to your forearm. Today many designs use a molded pistol grip rather than just a slim rod for a handle. The pistol grip enables you to maintain more control over your rocket which increases your accuracy.
Here are some of the newer sling shots that are designed for maximum power, accuracy, and speed when loading and reloading. These designs have taken an old toy and turned it into a formidable weapon for hunting and self-defense.
Slingshots have been around for years and thanks to advances in modern technology, they have become a reliable, legitimate weapon for hunting as well as self-defense. Today’s Wrist Rocket uses things like stabilizers, magnetic pouches, pistol grips, contoured braces, fiber optic sights, and adjustable power settings.
You can still use a small rock at a pinch, but most people serious about their slingshots will tell you to use specially designed shot. Some slingshots even use a magnetic pouch to keep your ammo from falling out which could be a fatal mistake in a self-defense situation.