Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: What is the Bowslinger?
A: Bowslinger is the answer to ” What on Earth am I going to do with these leftover loom bands?”. It’s a miniaturized 6-shooter rubberband gun specifically designed to sling loom bands at an incredible speed!
Q: Where did the name Bowslinger come from?
A: It’s a concatentation of Rainbow and Slinger. Sling them’ Bows.
Q: What kinds of rubber bands will it shoot?
A: It will shoot most any loom band sized (15mm) rubber band. The BEST rubber band to use is the Official Rainbow Loom Jelly Style Bands.
Q: How big is a Bowslinger, exactly?
A: Bowslinger fits inside a box of 6 inches long by 4 inches tall.
Q: What is Bowslinger made of?
A: Bowslinger is made of injection molded ABS plastic, the same material that LEGO bricks are made of. It is a firm and durable plastic, with excellent wear characteristics for moving parts.
Q: Is it dangerous?
A: Not really. The great thing about Loom Bands is that they fire incredibly fast, but have little to no mass. Shooting yourself directly in the eye will likely send you to the doctor (Don’t do it!) , but you will not receive welts if you happen to get clipped by a flinging band. Still, in the interest of safety: DO NOT SHOOT AT PEOPLE OR OTHER LIVING THINGS!
Q: Where can I get a Bowslinger?
A: Three places.