My Macapult

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Muscavado
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My Macapult

Post by Muscavado » Wed Nov 09, 2016 12:41 pm

Gentlemen,
This Forum and Paul Duffields's excellent book has inspired me to do more in my workshop, hence my attempt at my "Macapult " ( my surname is McCallum )
MarkG kindly let me have the end piece of the butt of an Army & Navy rod, and the rest I cobbled together with pieces from my "can't throw it out" box which most of us have.
As an ex Navy man I am used to polishing brass and for some unknown reason I can't bring myself to blacken the brass although i will probably regret it.
I have successfully launched some pellets into next doors garden and their cat is extremely grateful, although probably belching up Halibut gas as we speak. :Chuckle:

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Re: My Macapult

Post by Barbulus » Wed Nov 09, 2016 3:14 pm

Very nice; certainly much much better than my own "Collapse-A-Pult a year or two ago.....well done Muscavado.

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Re: My Macapult

Post by Wallys-Cast » Wed Nov 09, 2016 3:15 pm

Very stylish John, I like it very much..

Wal.

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Re: My Macapult

Post by Stuart Whiting » Wed Nov 09, 2016 5:38 pm

That looks brilliant John, very unique :Hat:

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Re: My Macapult

Post by Paul D » Wed Nov 09, 2016 7:11 pm

Wonderful :Hat:
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Re: My Macapult

Post by RBTraditional » Wed Nov 09, 2016 8:44 pm

Very nice indeed
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Re: My Macapult

Post by DickBrowne » Thu Nov 17, 2016 8:42 pm

That's fantastic - brilliant work!
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Re: My Macapult

Post by Muscavado » Fri Nov 18, 2016 12:01 pm

Gentlemen,
Many thanks for your nice comments. :Hat:
I am currently working on a pair of bank sticks, one of which will be hopefully unique
I will post photos when they are complete

John

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