The “What the hell did you think was going to happen” Compilation 2011

August 30, 2011

Seriously I kind of wish a lot of these people would just die off and improve the gene pool. More of a gene damp spot in many cases.


Friday Afternoon Lashout – preemptive Thursday edition

August 25, 2011

The first recorded senior moment.


Discuss…

August 23, 2011

But use it at your peril. Copywrite enforced by catapult.


Meet Spvdicvs

August 22, 2011

Spudicvs is a small onager built from my plans by Seth Bradley in the US. He completed Spudicvs pretty much the same way I completed Chucky, about 3 minutes before shooting in public.

Word is Spudicvs performed well.

The event was a small spud throwing thing.

Small thing about safety… we don’t work from behind the throwing arm. Really should get around to completing the plans instructions I guess.

Or over the top of the throwing arm, not such a big deal with a small machine but I don like to avoid trips to the ER.

The guy walking around in front of the firing line… not my problem, talk the to the range controller.

This is the prove of concept model built by an unamed navy type in deepest Dannevirk.

Yes its pretty much made from 4X2 and you too can build one if you want. If you want to take a shot at one of these then just email me and ask for them. they’re not entirely complete because I’m rather busy with stuff but I will help you with any problems you have. I don’t charge for incomplete plans but I do ask that you don’t make them available for free online because thats several years worth of my research you’re giving away for nothing. If you do feel you’ve had value from them then you can always make a dontation to the ongoing research with a paypal donation to my email address.

Eventually we’ll have enough of these along with the tennisball ballista to have our own tennisball throwing event. Thats a great day out for the kids.


Just moving research to London… brb.

August 10, 2011


Brothers: spot the difference.

August 10, 2011

One was a soldier for over a decade, the other a journalist. One was once descrided as a cantankerous old bugger… at the age of 15 by a 63 year old rowing coach. One wasa member of a left wing peace group called Peace Now. Both know the consequences of deploying the army to deal with rioters, yet arrive at different conclusions.

Can you spot which is which?