Re: [SCA-Siege] Bolts (was Re: rocks)
- In a message dated 3/30/00 2:25:01 PM US Mountain Standard Time,
> Since we're looking at ballistics... has anyone else read the ballisticsI don't have a copy and can't find it on the net under that title to order
> chapter in the book "Springalds and Great Crossbows"? (Someone
> non-brain-damage-math-impaired person with a grasp of metrics who could
> summarize it ;-). It compares potential performance of bolts shot from
> springalds (a sort of bass-ackwards torsion ballista), windlass crossbows
> (what I'd call a siege or full bow), two foot and one foot crossbows (what
> I'd call half and quarter bows) via computer calculations done at their
> national aerospace research institute.
one. Can you supply the author, publisher and ISBN? Maybe I can order it.