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A Scandal In Belgravia » Classic error in this show » November 4, 2012 10:13 pm

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The profile can not be seen as the boomerang is painted and we only can see a part of it, that doesn't need a big profile at the middle of the angle.

I read again an article my teacher published about boomerangs (it's in german so i can't quote.)
Boomerangs that are returning for a need of physics can not be more than 200g and this light boomerangs don't make good hunting weapons as they are too light to knock people or animals out.

"Non-returning boomerangs (termed "throwsticks" or kylie) for hunting larger prey, such as kangaroo, were used for small prey as well. These throwsticks fly in a nearly straight path when thrown horizontally and are heavy enough to take down a kangaroo on impact to the legs or knees. For hunting emu, the throwstick is aimed toward the bird's neck, in an attempt to break it."

A Scandal In Belgravia » Classic error in this show » November 2, 2012 10:11 am

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Playing Boomerang is actually also a sport. I used to do it when I was in high school. Look it up in wikipedia, if you want to know more.

In general there are two types of boomerangs as already said.
Ones that can be thrown straight forward and through the rotation they are not droping down. Hunting boomerangs from old poland or australia are mostly from this type.
This ownes can probably kill an animal or human, more likely to knock it out.

The other owns that are used are returning boomerangs. I know the sports type of them.
They are fast, are returning, preatty easily if you build the right shape. Most of them are build for a 20m range, and a flight duration of maybe 3-5 seconds. And they are to light to hurt anybody seriously.

Nevertheless this boomerang for me don't look like it will return. The angle between the two wings is really to big.

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