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Life Sized Angry Birds Slingshot

Here’s an idea inspired by the crazy-popular Angry Birds…  I thought we came up with something pretty clever, but come to find out…lots of people have done it!


I simply used 4 inch PVC sewer pipe a couple of caps, a couple of elbows and a “T” then spray-painted it brown.


The biggest issue to me was keeping it stable from a lot of use and keeping it from twisting and turning when a lot of pressure was applied.  I decided that using 2 “T” fence posts was the easiest and most cost effective solution.  I used bungee chords to tie it to the slingshot.  The best launching device in our case (water balloons) was a 3 person water balloon launcher.  It turned out to be perfect for 5-10 year olds (and adults) to use!

(Here’s a link to a review on the slingshot)


Here is a better view of the slingshot.  I attached it with 2 large hose clamps on each side for safety.


And here are some pigs about to get clobbered….

The slingshot is now traveling from party to party…

Angry Birds Here

Happy Pig Hunting!

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13 thoughts on “Life Sized Angry Birds Slingshot

  1. Lots of people may have done it, but it’s the first time I’ve seen it–thanks for sharing!

    • The most fun about the whole thing was watching the kids just go crazy over it, I don’t know how many hundreds of water balloons we filled up…

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      • I don’t know what I don’t know what to do! How long have you been doing this? LOL.My nieces will love this set. Angry Birds is their faovrite video game, and they sure do love messing with Uncle’s Hot Wheels Can’t wait to get it for them. Was this answer helpful?

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  3. Sep27 SamThis is awesome.My son isn’t quite old eugonh for a slingshot, but I might have to make one for myself to reenact the good old days with my Wrist Rocket.I really like the paper arrows. Much better for a child than the rocks and ball bearings I use to use .Reply

  4. lol…yep, I would prefer paper over ball bearings for a child!

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