Re: [SCA-Siege] Surgical tubing
- Mark Lindsay wrote:
>Ok, let me see if I read that correctly. Elastic material can be used to
> Surgical tubing has not been banned for use on siege weapons, what has been "banned" is the use of surgical tubing or bungee cord as a bowstring.
> The specific wording may be found in the Society Siege Rules under General Siege Engine Regulations item #7 - to wit "Engines will attempt to visually and functionally recreate their period counterparts. When period powermethods are unsafe, or not feasible (such as gunpowder), alternative sources of power may be used."
> Surgical tubing and / or bungee cord may be used to power the arms of a ballista or catapult, but these materials may not be used to directly power the projectile. I hope this clears up any confusion.
power the lever of a seige weapon but cannot directly power to
projectile. So a balista made along the lines of a giant sling shot is
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