Treb 2000: Flinging the Newsserver- 3 of 11

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Crash! The art of flinging things from a trebuchet isn't quite an exact science; there's the story of a huge trebuchet built for the siege of Mexico City that threw its first rock straight upwards and destroyed itself. We came close here; the newsserver landed right beside the treb with a resounding crash. You can see it just to the right of the front of the trebuchet.

I'm fairly certain now that I need to shorten the treb's sling whilst flinging heavier loads.

So, the bottom line: do I trust INN as far as I can throw it? Well, considering that the net throw was zero metres forward and a metre sideways, I'd have to answer with a confident "yes".