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Post Ballista help required.
New to the forum, and having obtained permission from the wife I managed to get the chassis and most of the shell for a ballista for the princely sum of £50, I did have to buy a fibreglass mould for a locost full shell for £150 as well though!

So now the first of a few snags, does anyone know what glass was used in this? I’m looking to get it rolling and somewhere near to water right before winter gets here so any help would be appreciated!


Sun Aug 16, 2020 12:47 am
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Post Re: Ballista help required.
Not a clue on this type of car sorry.
Good luck though

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Sun Aug 16, 2020 9:11 am
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Post Re: Ballista help required.
Did they ever get as far as putting glass into the prototype? I suppose they must have at least had the source in mind. Hopefully someone with knowledge of the project will be along before long...

Good luck with your project.


Sun Aug 16, 2020 9:53 am
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Post Re: Ballista help required.
The windscreen looks like a a Lotus Elan M100. The front wheel drive job from the 90's

The side glass looks flat? That could be custom?


Sun Aug 16, 2020 10:45 am
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https://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/top ... 706269&p=5

Contact details for Larini are here from years ago.


Sun Aug 16, 2020 10:51 am
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Number isn’t in service and nothing comes up for the company on google unfortunately


Sun Aug 16, 2020 1:26 pm
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Looks like a private address.
I guess you could write to it?

Failing that it might be worth getting in touch with Steve Hole or one of the other mags to see if they have any info or contact details?


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