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Re: Awesome Catapult

Postby rianbay812 on Fri Dec 10, 2010 8:32 pm

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Re: Awesome Catapult

Postby skitters on Fri Dec 10, 2010 9:51 pm

http://www.fantasticcontraption.com/?designId=11311551
I changed it up a bit... this way is cleaner and loses less energy to flexing of blues. Its also one helluva throw.

Also you can get pretty much the same result with none of the attachments.
http://www.fantasticcontraption.com/?designId=11311561

Its Watts linkage which basically serves to guide the counterweight straight down so you can take off those parts and get the same result.
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Re: Awesome Catapult

Postby Jyo on Fri Dec 10, 2010 10:01 pm

skitters wrote:http://www.fantasticcontraption.com/?designId=11311551
I changed it up a bit... this way is cleaner and loses less energy to flexing of blues. Its also one helluva throw.

Also you can get pretty much the same result with none of the attachments.
http://www.fantasticcontraption.com/?designId=11311561

Its Watts linkage which basically serves to guide the counterweight straight down so you can take off those parts and get the same result.


nicely done jamey
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