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Old 11-01-2016, 10:33 PM
Banksiaman Banksiaman is offline
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Originally Posted by bump View Post

A rock wouldn't do much, even if fired from a trebuchet.

But what if the TANK was thrown by a trebuchet and it flew and tumbled waaaaaaaay away, and landed on its tracks? I don't fancy the crews' chances, but could the tank survive that?

Is the impact of that qualitatively different from a nearby explosion (e.g. neighbouring tank blown up by pouring coke and Mentos down barrel)?

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