mark.s.harris at motorola.com
Mon Nov 26 07:58:33 PST 2001
I believe you will find both referances to the use of slings in the
Middle Ages, as well as some experiences of folks that have made
these and the range and accuracy they have been achieving in the
slings-msg file in the Florilegium, that I just mentioned in another
message in this thread.
Stefan li Rous
"KTMC- AM 14 & KTMC-FM ROCK 105.1" wrote:
> Lady Ameline Du Bois posted, in part
> "You can read about David and Goliath in 1 Samuel 17:49-51.There are
> bibles on line."
> The exact purpose intended was to derive the point from historical
> data that slings were not toys but deadly weapons in the right
> hands...as in David's guided hands that day so long ago...I was actually
> looking for it in reference to the Adult Sunday School class that I have
> been teaching much of this year, for an anticipated upcoming lesson.
> I have yet to follow some of the helpful advice as regards to what
> has been posted tonight, which will likely give me helpful data...my
> impression is that some of the slings were quite large in size...and
> certainly potent in force..I was also looking at the range for a
> 'standard' sling.
> I will try to follow some of the help given here.
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