Graduation present…

for me!

Feel free anyone… anyone at all…

The detailed evaluation of the artifact known as the Xanten Catapult because its a catapult and Xanten is where it was found. Makes sense really doesn’t it.  From Amazon for a meer $89USD. I’ll never be able to afford but I am making replicas of it working entirely from preliminary dimensions and some photos. The actual book with lots of helpful drawings wouldn’t go amise.

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15 Responses to Graduation present…

  1. Ciaron says:

    Bastard. My graduation has been canceled. No consultation, no rescheduling, just canceled. CPIT is gay.

  2. Murray says:

    So noted.

    Actually I could have told you that earlier. We here at the cow college are made of sterner stuff.

  3. dave t says:

    As you are a fellow student, former soldier (even if you were a clanky tanky type infantry thingiebob) and because you’re a decent sort of chap email me a home addie and I’ll buy it as a belated ‘Visiting New Zealand in 2010 but never made it’ present or you can keep it wrapped and open at Christmas. I DID have home addie when I sent you a book years ago but lost it – sorry! This one time offer good until 2359hrs UK time 31st March – thereafter I’ll donate the 89 bucks to Obama’s re-election campaign. (As if!)

  4. Murray says:

    Sweeeeeet.

    I’ve moved five times since then anyway. Stand by for email.

  5. David Terron says:

    Quick! Amazon want a phone number if delivery problems etc

  6. Murray says:

    I swear you get up to go to the toilet and suddenly everyone needs your attention.

  7. David Terron says:

    You’d better not use the glossy photos as emergency loo roll or I’ll speak to my mate in the SAS and send them down once they’ve finished a little jaunt to Libya. Oh wait…. cancel last. Insert some small TA unit with maps and Nokias instead – might stand more chance of getting to you….

    You can relax now. Mid April for publication and then delivery. I swear, all these people I know and they live in such weird out of the way places…

  8. Murray says:

    We came from where you are.

    You clear the highlands you get Scots from pole to pole.

  9. J.M. Heinrichs says:

    Scotch, we asked for Scotch.

    Cheers

  10. Murray says:

    Yes but you asked in a funny accent so what you got was groundkeepers for Africa.

  11. Ciaron says:

    Bi?

    Quite possibly, they have two campuses…

  12. Murray says:

    You’ll never look at the entry exit signs the same way again.

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