ANST - Rocks, arrows, Gulf War

Lord Larkin O'Kane larkin at
Thu Aug 21 12:38:01 PDT 1997

On Thu, 21 Aug 1997 11:45:59 -0500, you wrote:

>Maybe tennis balls stuffed with cloth and heavily wrapped in duct tape.  I also
>like filling them with corn or beans.  These don't sound as scary as some of the
>Balder Blunts I've expirienced.  Although I haven't been hit with one, my shield has
>and a major "whack" occurred as well as I have felt the ground thump when an arrow
>landed near my feet.  I'm not too worried about either the arrow or the siege
>rocks.  A sword or too hard spear thrust would cause more damage to my tender body.
>But the main worry is the unarmored spectators where that misdirected arrow or
>rock may fly into.
How much dammage would a corn/bean filled tennis ball cause if it
split open on contact with an open=faced helm?  Probably not too much
if it were wrapped in strapping/duct tape?


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