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    Member Jon Shinneman's Avatar
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    Default Building some Wingers??

    Looking into building some wingers in the very near future. What i need is some pictures of how the release mechanisms work?? How they hold, lock, release.....just to get an idea of what it all looks like and to see how it all works and releases. Not out to copy anybodys just to make my own equiptment. If anybody has ideas that have already worked out and they wouldnt mind sharing, feel free to share away. Thanks Jon

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    If you feel like it send me a PM with your e mail and I'll send you some plans for wingers. You can use a compound bow arrow release and a servo or a remote car door lock
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    IMHO it's not worth it to build your own, unless you create an assembly line and produce dozens.

    It's really tough to beat a Zinger II for the price.
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    I built 4 PVC wingers (based off of Kwicklabs design) with remote electronics for about $700 total (not including the cost of my time). They may not throw a duck as far as a Zinger, but for me, they get the job done.

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    Lol wingers are expensive to buy I build mine for less than 150 bucks. Electronics and all shoot me a pm and you phone number and I'll send you some pics and tell ya what parts I use.

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    Quote Originally Posted by copterdoc View Post
    IMHO it's not worth it to build your own, unless you create an assembly line and produce dozens.

    It's really tough to beat a Zinger II for the price.
    we have $135 in our wingers, and most that is pullies and buckles 1 25' stick of 3/4" tubing is like $10 that will make you one
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    I built this for our retriever club. It throws birds farther and higher than anything I have seen by a long shot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by willson View Post


    I built this for our retriever club. It throws birds farther and higher than anything I have seen by a long shot.
    thats one heck of a winger

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    Gotta have tall bird boys to load that one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by willson View Post


    I built this for our retriever club. It throws birds farther and higher than anything I have seen by a long shot.
    That is some winger. How far does it shoot??
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