[DWJ] author flirting

Roger Burton West roger at firedrake.org
Sat Feb 7 08:21:35 EST 2009


On Sat, Feb 07, 2009 at 01:57:50PM +0100, Kait Bessing wrote:
>Excuse me, but WHAT is a trebuchet??

A counterweight siege engine. Here's a picture (counterweight to the
right, payload in the sling to the left):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Trebuchet.jpg

Here's one built by an acquaintance of mine in Canada:
http://www.adb.ca/treb/

Roger



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