This site is for those in Davis who enjoy the wonderful past time of hurling objects for the heck of it. Those interested in hurling things at people in armor running at them might get involved in the Society for Creative Anachronism's siege warfare.

The Hurler Population

Type of your hurler
7' Trebuchet
7' at axle

Places where heavy things can fly

Slide Hill Park

Next Showing


Devin Castellucci's Trebuchet


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2006-08-29 20:19:41   come on people it's sad when no one comments anything —DevinCastellucci

2006-09-21 10:05:25   I saw them! They're awesome! They just need to post when they're gonna go to Slide Hill and demonstrate next, and I'll totally check it out again. —EmyFargey

2006-09-24 13:56:16   hey someone made a comment, my life is now complete(laugh), but seriously keep those comments(and QUESTIONS) coming!! —DevinCastellucci

2006-11-07 23:53:57   That is a 3 pound cantoloupe flying through the air to all those who are interested! —DevinCastellucci

2007-01-14 19:37:20   That is utterly awesome. The closest I can come to that is the water ballon launchers that take 3 people. —StevenDaubert

2007-05-09 15:03:16   Nice. At the kids school there are a couple of catapults using vinyl tubing that the kids shoot those pool sponge balls at each other with.... at a range of about 30 to 40 feet. I'll try to find some photos. —RocksandDirt

2007-05-10 06:41:52   In Mrs. Cook's sixth grade class at Robert E. Willett School we made catapults and launched marshmallows half the class against the other half. My catapult was very small, using less than two feet of 2x4, some other scrap wood, a nylon strap and rubber bands, but it was just as good or better than some of the bigger ones. —NickSchmalenberger

2007-07-10 00:05:58   The next showing of the catapult will be this sunday the 15th —DevinCastellucci

2007-07-10 01:05:18   sweet, better put that on the calendar, slide hill right?—AlexMandel

2007-07-11 00:19:11   yes! —DevinCastellucci

2008-05-06 14:38:25   Guys the new park supervisors have banned Devin from using his trebuchet. Please help him by sending letters to the Slide Hill Park supervisors. Info on how this occured on my facebook group. Thank you for listening Please join here to support Devin: [WWW]

  • Are there any options for those who aren't on Facebook?

srsly, what if we don't get down with FB? Daubert

2009-04-30 14:24:04   This thing really needs to get out and stretch it's legs before the lumber atrophies. I'm currently trying to set something up, hopefully for the 2nd or the 16th, but we'll see how that pans out. Hopefully we'll be able to get a few rounds off before maintenance crews show up for an unscheduled silent protest. —MasonMurray

2009-09-26 20:13:02   Ahhh reminds me of eighth grade, when me and my friends decided to build a Trebuchet out of PVC piping... It was a BLAST

When's the next demo? —JamesM