Spring Powered Trebuchet

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  • Published on:  Sunday, March 18, 2018
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  • Jovan Kocic

    Jovan Kocic

     a years ago +591

    Scale up ohoho i got an idea Thebackyardscientist made a GIANT rat trap you can do a colab for that vid

  • Tim Z

    Tim Z

     a years ago +610

    I thought I was gonna see rats being thrown in the trebuchet. LOL.

  • Flippy


     a years ago +203

    I was expecting from the trebuchet to launch the rat ( mice ) not to be powered by mouse trap.

  • Zach Siemers

    Zach Siemers

     2 months ago +10

    Plz do a colab with mark rober
    Like do they can see

  • Falcon Heavy’s consciousness

    Falcon Heavy’s consciousness

     a years ago +63

    Can it launch a 90kg projectile 300 meters?...asking for a friend

  • Dewald Maritz

    Dewald Maritz

     a years ago +8

    Great guys, this is more like The King of random. Thanks

  • Xrodn34 Gaming

    Xrodn34 Gaming

     a years ago +378

    i thought it was brutal ( i thought it would catch a rat and send it flying but no)

  • Jonathan Lang

    Jonathan Lang

     a years ago +6

    Dip a coconut in liquid nitrogen and drop it from five stories😁

  • Silveryamaha


     a years ago +3

    Could you launch a flaming projectile that lands on petrol or something and ignites it.

  • Panda Dance

    Panda Dance

     a years ago +20

    Can you use paintballs with it and try to hit a target! That would make an awesome video! 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼🔥🔥🔥🔥

  • dylaman1


     a years ago +3

    How fire resistant is a fire protection blanket ? “Future video” 😏

  • Bright


     a years ago +4

    He says there’s no play while wobbling it around a lot LOL

  • Eli Carrera

    Eli Carrera

     a years ago +22

    The truth is everyone came here to watch rats fly

  • Wulfhart B

    Wulfhart B

     a years ago +1

    i wanted to make the rat trap version for class but my teacher wouldnt let me

  • John Doe

    John Doe

     a years ago +68

    I'm severly disappointed I didn't get to see a rat flying through the air...
    Read more

  • Cory Tonelli

    Cory Tonelli

     a years ago +18

    At first i thought i would be a rat trap that throws the rat. XD

  • KraossTTv


     a years ago +1

    You should do (spray paint can in a vacuum chamber) like if you agree

  • Knoxon Yurdoor

    Knoxon Yurdoor

     a years ago +2

    All I can imagine is you being the like forensics scientist with a bunch of CSIs.

  • Shrish Goel

    Shrish Goel

     a years ago +1

    The king of random can you make melting dry ice in backyard foundry

  • SpiderPig6577 _

    SpiderPig6577 _

     a years ago +80

    When you said rat trap trebuchet, I though this was going to catch a rat then launch it from the trebuchet