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Old 10-11-03, 07:48 PM   #1
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Trebuchet pics.

Meant to attach these earlier this week, but stuff happened.
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Old 10-11-03, 07:49 PM   #2
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More pics right here.
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Ok so what exactly are these pictures of?
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Old 10-14-03, 08:05 AM   #4
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It's a catapult.That he uses to hurl pumpkins at cars.
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No silly they use it to toss COWS on the knights!
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Old 10-14-03, 08:40 AM   #6
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Ok so what exactly are these pictures of?
Whatever it is they only do it on dark, cloudy days.
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Building a catapult has got to take a lot of time and lots of planning. My hats off to Danka24.
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Crap man... adjust those photos in whatever imaging program you have handy.

Trebuchets rule... my favourite weapon of all time. Unfortunately those pics look like they were taken down the front of your pants I can't see a damn thing.
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Old 10-14-03, 11:26 AM   #9
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I tired to lighten up 1 of his pics.
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Okay another question, why build a trebuchet?
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Okay another question, why build a trebuchet?
To throw stuff really, really far! Whee!

I was a bit of an ass in my earlier post so here's my attempt to make nice Here's a tip for you newbies to digital photography... when unsure always underexpose the image. There's about 4 stops of data that the eye can't see but good photo software can raise the details. However, when you blow out the highlights that's it... the data is gone forever.

Photoshop magic below:














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Old 10-14-03, 07:25 PM   #12
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Hey-now that would be a handy way of getting the woodchucks off my property....
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Dave, would you use it to throw them in someone elses yard?
Those look pretty cool, were they all counter weighted or did some use springs?
Remember the episode of Norhtern Exposure where Chris in the morning threw a piano and later his deceased friend in a coffin.
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I just found an easier way to find the oldest posts in a subforum. That is all.
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Gee, that's swell.
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I'm bored at work. got everything I need done, still bout an hour and a half till quittin time. My boss left for the day already, but left instructions that no one else was to leave early in the department. So I'm clicking on everything I can find in the forum and see how much I can find (or screw up).
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I just found an easier way to find the oldest posts in a subforum. That is all.
It's a lot easier than searching, isn't it?
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i guarantee you that KT has wood as soon as he sees this thread.
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i guarantee you that KT has wood as soon as he sees this thread.
Just not alamendro. That stuff gave me the worst case of gas last time.
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Almendro - can't even spell what made you a zombie - the humanity!
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Almendro - can't even spell what made you a zombie - the humanity!
That crazy wood took away much of my spelling ability....it was rough stuff, I tell ya.
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I see no pics...

However here's your trebuchet + cow...

http://www.fitz-claridge.com/Trebuchet/cow.html

Me and some friends tried building one awhile ago but only with mild success. I plan on building one sometime in the future to go along with my pneumatic potato cannon.
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This Trebuchet was built for the show Northern Exposure.
They flung a piano and later a coffin.
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