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Is there a legal limit on the velocity of a

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Is there a legal limit on the velocity of a catapult/slingshot in the UK is so what is it.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  F E Smith replied 1 year ago.

Unlike airguns, which still have a foot pounds limit, there is no limit on catapults or slingshots.

You must be over 18 and it’s likely, although not certain, that if you had one in a public place, you could well face prosecution for carrying an offensive weapon.

Here is a bit more reading.

http://www.mcqbushcraft.co.uk/2014/08/hunting-catapult/

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