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    I know it's not a crossbow...(Ballistas, Catapults, etc.)

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    I know it's not a crossbow...(Ballistas, Catapults, etc.)

    Post by jake-owa on Sat Dec 04, 2010 7:18 am

    First topic message reminder :

    ..but has anyone thought about making a scorpio or a full sized ballista? http://www.legionxxiv.org/catapulta/
    I think I am going to start making a mini model of one for fun, hopefully leading to a larger one. It would be cool to design one based on modern materials just to see how much it could be improved upon.

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    Re: I know it's not a crossbow...(Ballistas, Catapults, etc.)

    Post by JoergS on Mon Sep 10, 2012 1:50 am

    That folding thing is neat!

    Here is the video about ancient baddassery, including my manuballista slingshot.


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    Re: I know it's not a crossbow...(Ballistas, Catapults, etc.)

    Post by jeep on Mon Sep 10, 2012 6:11 am

    Hello Joergs.
    As usual very interesting and unusual subject. If the bowyer want to know more they can look this tread. Lot infos about this weapon (call fustiball) and some others also interesting.

    http://slinging.org/wiki2/index.php/Main/BoleadoraFustibalusKestrosphendone
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    Re: I know it's not a crossbow...(Ballistas, Catapults, etc.)

    Post by actionbow on Wed Sep 19, 2012 4:24 pm

    Its nice to see my old thread alive and well. Looking back through is igniting some really great ideas. Thanks to everyone who participated.

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