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Trebuchet

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A trebuchet is similar to a catapult, but uses gravity rather than tension to hurl objects. This model actually fires; all you have to do is wind it up and let gravity do the rest of the work!

Range:

The model can fire one 2x1 brick around 19in (about 48cm) when wound up, although it can fire slightly further when pulled back with a hand due to the lack of friction.

Features:

  • Catch: The trebuchet is equipped with a catch so the model will not fire before you are ready.  It is easy to wind up in a counter-clockwise direction, and catches every quarter turn.
  • Consistent Range: Unlike other Lego catapults, which fire by slamming down on the end opposite the ammo, this model’s range is very consistent; by counting the number of “clicks” you can adjust the range to make hitting targets easier.
  • Practice Targets: Four practice targets are also included (2 towers, a gate, and knight dummy), which are designed to be easily knocked down with one shot.
  • Spare Ammo: The model come with six 2x1 bricks to use as ammunition.

Please support this project and help revolutionize the world of Lego catapults!