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This can also make a cool, even functional, miniature for tabletop gaming, should that be an itch. When your siege engine needs to absolutely, positively get that ammunition through express overnight delivery, choose the superior medieval technology. Trebuchet, from the sadistic twisted whack jobs that brought you the guillotine.
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