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PostPosted: Sat Oct 22, 2016 2:03 pm 
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One of the Finnish secret weapons in the Winter War. :lol:

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nero wrote:
One of the Finnish secret weapons in the Winter War. :lol:

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Am assuming this was a sling shot to toss grenades.

Was it a joke or of some value?

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abradley wrote:
nero wrote:
One of the Finnish secret weapons in the Winter War. :lol:

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Am assuming this was a sling shot to toss grenades.

Was it a joke or of some value?

Not a joke, but the first version of the Angry Bird sling to be tested. You can see the tail of the bird to be soon shot in the backgound. :lol:

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abradley wrote:
nero wrote:
One of the Finnish secret weapons in the Winter War. :lol:

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Am assuming this was a sling shot to toss grenades.

Was it a joke or of some value?

The French had the same thing in the trenches during WW1. The precursor of mortars I guess.

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 Post subject: Re: Military stuff ... past and present.
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At least in the "Joe Lexicon" most "Military Style" weapons are either sticks or stones or throwers of same ... with a few chemical weapons running around now and then ... for example a "rifle" could be classified as a stone thrower which uses chemicals (as opposed to torsion) to propel the stone.

So, yes, there were certainly torsion stone throwers in the ancient artillery ...

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Am assuming this was a sling shot to toss grenades.

Was it a joke or of some value?

The French had the same thing in the trenches during WW1. The precursor of mortars I guess.

Back to reality, how well do rubber band slings work at -40°C? :roll:

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It's not -40C in the picture.

It's like a "circle all the hints" suggesting that it's more like -10C or -20C at most.

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It's not -40C in the picture.

It's like a "circle all the hints" suggesting that it's more like -10C or -20C at most.

Oletko ampunut ritsalla kahdenkympin pakkasella, en minäkään? :roll:

Obviously the Angry Bird Sling is a good weather weapon that works best over 0°C temperature.

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The more modern way of delivering grenades on Russians that also works in cold:


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