Are there any cowboys here?

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Offline clueless

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Are there any cowboys here?
« on: 06/10/2012 20:11:24 »
I have a question about using a lasso. Can the lasso be propelled 5 m up in the air by hand? Or this can be achieved only with a grappling hook? A cowboy can use the lasso to rope a target 5 m away. But what if he has to reach, with the lasso, a hook on the ceiling thatís about 5 or 6 m high, so that he can then climb up the rope? Perhaps the question sounds a bit silly, since 5 m isnít that much, but I should be 100% sure. Thanks.  :-[

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Re: Are there any cowboys here?
« Reply #1 on: 06/10/2012 20:38:18 »
Sure, you can throw the lasso about high as you can throw it in front you.  It just depends on your strength.  I can't vouch on the accuracy though.  Thanks for comments.  Joe L. Ogan

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Re: Are there any cowboys here?
« Reply #2 on: 07/10/2012 10:22:05 »
Records show the same weight can be thrown more than twice as far horizontally (for distance) than vertically (for height).
http://www.highlandgames.net/records.html

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Re: Are there any cowboys here?
« Reply #3 on: 16/10/2012 11:34:30 »
"Are there any cowboys here?"

What a cheek!!! I am always very proffesional, unlike Messers Bodgeit & Leggit.
If brains were made of dynamite, I wouldn't have enough to blow my nose.