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Catapults

Around 2015 I became really obsessed with catapults. I made my first catapult using theraband elastic:

This catapult was powerful but too big and not very accurate. The thin elastic is also pretty fragile.

So I made more catapults:

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It was interesting to see how much delicate optimization you need to do even for such a simple tool. Here you can see string bindings, and still a relatively large handle.

I started making things smaller:

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And later developed simpler and more reliable bindings, using zip ties:

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I started a nighttime catapult club called Tottenham Marshes Nighttime Catapult Club (TMNCC).

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