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# How far does a trebuchet throw?

Updated: 9/27/2023

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70000000 miles

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They mainly throw BIG rocks

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### How far does a model trebuchet throw?

Varies dependent on scale, overall size, tension, etc.

### What is the purpose of a trebuchet?

the purpose of a trebuchet is that it can throw heavy things in war

### How far can a trebuchet throw?

It can throw as far as 10 kilometres away at an avg speed of 70km/h like how people in the past use during wars.

### What is the difference between a trebuchet and a catapult?

The difference is that the trebuchet sling the stone or fireballs .A catapult doesn't sling and it doesn't carry as much weight

### Can a Trebuchet or an Onager throw an object further?

I think a Trebuchet can shoot farther. Feel free to edit this post if you find proof that this is incorrect.

### What are some catapult designs?

As far as i know there are three: the basic catapult, trebuchet, and the floating arm trebuchet.

### What does a trebuchet a catapult and a ballista have in common?

They all throw a stone, rock or arrow.

### Is the trebuchet still used to day?

Interestingly enough it is, just not for military uses. There is a contest called, "Punkin Chunkin" every year that has a trebuchet division. There are also several performance artists who throw things with trebuchet.

### What are the similarities between a catapult and a trebuchet?

a trebuchet is a type of catapult. it used a counter weight

### Is a catapult stronger than a trebuchet?

In some ways, yes. A trebuchet can hurl objects farther and higher than a catapult, but a catapult can throw with more force.

### What was used to throw rocks into castles?

A device called a Catapult. Answer 2 Also a trebuchet

### What were trebuchet used for?

Trebuchets were used to throw stones--or dead animals--with great accuracy.