ANST - Ballista designs

Mark Hinkle mhinkle at
Fri Aug 7 06:36:44 PDT 1998

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    genius has its limits." - Unknown

---Keith Hood <keith_dell at> wrote:
> Those who are looking for a relatively cheap and easy way to upgrade 
> your unit's firepower for the next war, here's a possible way. 
Those of 
> you who have built the real thing, please don't laugh:
> I just got done posting an article to the web, about some ideas I
> in building a "ballista" that uses surgical tubing.  Of course it's
> a real ballista since it doesn't use torsion, but it will throw a GT 
> bolt far enough to be useful and it sort of looks like a ballista
> 20 yards.  Most of the parts can be found at any lumber store and
> relatively cheap.
> Anyone interested can find the article at this URL:

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