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    NASCAR withdrawal - Punkin Chunkin

    Title says it all. Second biggest sport in Delaware (after NASCAR)

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    Why do I see a trebuchet in my future?

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    sharon, we can't see what you talking about.. link ?
    "There’s a lot of work being done today that doesn’t have any soul in it. The technique may be the utmost perfection, yet it is lifeless. It doesn’t have a soul. I hope my furniture has a soul to it." - Sam Maloof
    The Pessimist complains about the wind; The Optimist expects it to change;The Realist adjusts the sails.~ William Arthur Ward

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    I built several we experimented and found the idea ratio of arm lengths , weight etc using a simulator. is you go to www.trebuchet.com you can get a lot of information
    "There’s a lot of work being done today that doesn’t have any soul in it. The technique may be the utmost perfection, yet it is lifeless. It doesn’t have a soul. I hope my furniture has a soul to it." - Sam Maloof
    The Pessimist complains about the wind; The Optimist expects it to change;The Realist adjusts the sails.~ William Arthur Ward

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sharon Korn View Post
    Why do I see a trebuchet in my future?
    I can see one in you future also
    Maybe we should start a trebuchet building thread.
    It could be worse You could be on fire.
    Stupid hurts.

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    count me in but we will need to come up with a standard size projectile to keep things reasonable. I was really surprised on the size and weight it took just to launch a golf ball a city block.
    "There’s a lot of work being done today that doesn’t have any soul in it. The technique may be the utmost perfection, yet it is lifeless. It doesn’t have a soul. I hope my furniture has a soul to it." - Sam Maloof
    The Pessimist complains about the wind; The Optimist expects it to change;The Realist adjusts the sails.~ William Arthur Ward

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    The show is on now. Still another hour to go if you want to tune in:

    http://science.discovery.com/tv/punkin-chunkin/

    Sorry, been a while since I did links...

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    No I'm in the middle of a star wars marathon.
    It could be worse You could be on fire.
    Stupid hurts.

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    I have been planning on making one for years. Need some more yard art....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chuck Thoits View Post
    No I'm in the middle of a star wars marathon.
    How many?
    What order? Original release? Or 1,2,3,4,5,6?

    We usually do that on New years...

    Did LOTR on Thanksgiving...

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