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» Draw length VS. prod length on wood prods
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» Medieval stirrup crossbow
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» Typical dimensions of late Gothic composite bows
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» Skane Lockbow replica (and making of)
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» Help Needed with Bullet Crossbow Prod
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» Leaving the prod strung?
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» Crossbow for a 8 year old kid
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» Chinese carpenter make bed crossbow, earlest repeating crossbow and chu-ko-nu
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» Linen or Hemp String
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» New member
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» Why the ratchet in Greek gastraphetes can hold on the string force?
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» How to calculate potential energy in a compound system?
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» Nut from a pool que ball?
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» Great Machines
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» Crossbow Legality Help (Canada)
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» Adding a steel sear insert?
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» MISFIRES! ...String passing underneath bolt!
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» Best diameter delrin for nut ?
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» Opinions on this Thing?
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» Ideas and designs for a Crossbow Inside A Pipe?
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» Airsoft Crossbow, Back, and Far Better
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» Hemp cord and nut drilling?
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» Making a tickler
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» has anyone checked out the sling shot channel lately?
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No new posts  Global announcement:  The Arbalist Guild - Around the World 1, 2, ... , 4, 5105Ivo10795View latest post on Sat Jul 08, 2017 11:56 am
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No new posts  Sticky:  Crossbow triggers 

Trigger-work videos, diagrams, design discussion.

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No new posts  Sticky:  Trigger safety designs 1, 229Teagus10339View latest post on Mon Dec 15, 2014 9:22 am
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No new posts  Sticky:  Collapsible/Folding Shoulder Stocks 5Ivo9240View latest post on Fri Jul 08, 2011 6:56 pm
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No new posts   Help Needed with Bullet Crossbow Prod 5JacobL286View latest post on Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:43 pm
by Crossbowmen
No new posts   Nut from a pool que ball? 1, 227chaz4506View latest post on Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:46 am
by chaz
No new posts   Crossbow Legality Help (Canada) 

Need some help figuring out if a certain design is legal or not.

4JacobL201View latest post on Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:31 pm
by JacobL
No new posts   MISFIRES! ...String passing underneath bolt! 15Warbowman383View latest post on Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:18 pm
by Anatine Duo
No new posts   How to measure and cut leather for prod 

How do you measure and cut leather for an aluminum prod?

3Celtic Archer793View latest post on Sun Aug 20, 2017 5:56 pm
by Celtic Archer
No new posts   Crossbow with built in lever? 

Are there designs for crossbows with a built in spanning device?

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36mb41609View latest post on Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:38 pm
by John Edgerton
No new posts   Prod specs 1, 226Onager Lovac2963View latest post on Mon Jun 05, 2017 4:25 pm
by Onager Lovac
No new posts   Fixing a bad delflex 10Daniel Levesque706View latest post on Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:13 am
by Daniel Levesque
No new posts   failure with a fiberglass tension bar loose laminate prod 

so my prod broke...

12War Song530View latest post on Thu Mar 09, 2017 8:52 pm
by War Song
No new posts   First Time Crossbow Building Questions 

Seeking advice for a potential first time crossbow maker

3Arden727740View latest post on Wed Feb 22, 2017 8:50 pm
by c sitas
No new posts   Restoration 5Onager Lovac368View latest post on Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:58 am
by c sitas
No new posts   Why did George Stevens glue a layer of linen to the prod and then wrap the prod in black tape? 

George Stevens Prod tapping, why?

2Dennis Greenaway469View latest post on Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:31 pm
by Geezer
No new posts   Question about prod specs 22Daniel Levesque773View latest post on Mon Jan 23, 2017 7:57 am
by Daniel Levesque
No new posts   my 2016 homemade crossbow 

reverse draw crossbow

1ali.j1920View latest post on Thu Jun 09, 2016 11:35 am
by ali.j
No new posts   Aluminum sear plate for an under-100lb crossbow? 8Xamllew1454View latest post on Sun Feb 28, 2016 7:04 am
by Geezer
No new posts   My Newest Crossbow 11Onager Lovac1507View latest post on Mon Jan 25, 2016 7:16 pm
by Onager Lovac
No new posts   Hex Nut Plinking Bolts 17Xamllew1574View latest post on Wed Jan 20, 2016 12:03 am
by phuphuphnik
No new posts   Wood Prods 

Questions concerning wood prods

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50GodricSwin6785View latest post on Thu Nov 26, 2015 5:50 am
by hullutiedemies
No new posts   Reinforcing a Wooden Nut 8Xamllew1191View latest post on Fri Aug 14, 2015 9:38 am
by OrienM
No new posts   CROSSBOW 1 

This is the first spring that I make here is the lack precento details to finish but now almost ready.

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by Andy.
No new posts   Homemade Crossbow 

Plans for a homemade crossbow

21Vince4727View latest post on Sun Jul 12, 2015 4:28 pm
by c sitas
No new posts   Nylon as Nut Material 1Levnerad740View latest post on Sat Jul 04, 2015 6:28 pm
by phuphuphnik
No new posts   Pellet Crossbows 22Xamllew3262View latest post on Sun Jun 28, 2015 6:03 pm
by septua
No new posts   the best homemade reverse crossbow in 2015 1ali.j1205View latest post on Fri Jun 19, 2015 6:12 am
by ali.j
No new posts   Where to get wood!? 2Levnerad891View latest post on Tue Jun 16, 2015 7:36 am
by Hermit
No new posts   how made homemade (reverse) crossbow ? 1, 2, 359ali.j10062View latest post on Mon Jun 08, 2015 4:20 pm
by ali.j
No new posts   Nut dimensions 9benjaminh1231105View latest post on Mon Mar 30, 2015 11:45 am
by benjaminh123
No new posts   Crossbow Lock Sideplates 5benjaminh1231593View latest post on Sun Mar 29, 2015 5:14 am
by jaeger22
No new posts   Groove vs. "notch" 

Prod Building

9GodricSwin1364View latest post on Thu Mar 26, 2015 5:55 pm
by mac
No new posts   Crossbow Triggers/Locks 14benjaminh1231944View latest post on Thu Mar 19, 2015 12:02 pm
by benjaminh123
No new posts   Crossbow Rail Profile 1benjaminh123941View latest post on Fri Mar 13, 2015 5:36 am
by kenh
No new posts   Aircraft cable as crossbow string? 6benjaminh123987View latest post on Tue Mar 03, 2015 1:10 pm
by Geezer
No new posts   Introduction 

A Littel information about myself and why I joined the forum

12Vince627View latest post on Fri Feb 27, 2015 8:52 am
by kenh
No new posts   Help with basic wood/fiberglass prod 4benjaminh123840View latest post on Thu Feb 26, 2015 7:49 am
by kenh
No new posts   Old Crossbow Plans 7benjaminh1231706View latest post on Wed Feb 25, 2015 8:14 pm
by benjaminh123
No new posts   Delrin strength  4Tim Jones913View latest post on Fri Feb 13, 2015 3:26 pm
by Tim Jones
No new posts   Trigger Mech 

Home made trigger

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by kenh
No new posts   A thank you. 

as above

0Hermit609View latest post on Thu Feb 12, 2015 12:52 pm
by Hermit
No new posts   getting rid of holes in leafsprings 

a method that should work.

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by Spyro.Magno
No new posts   Observation about Brace Height 23hullutiedemies3159View latest post on Fri Aug 15, 2014 9:58 am
by Sterling Archer
No new posts   New World Arbalest / Crossbows.Net 

Question

12Samuel Wilhelm1913View latest post on Wed May 28, 2014 11:13 am
by Samuel Wilhelm
No new posts   improving the chu ko nu and medeival crossbow 22aldorath5875View latest post on Wed Apr 30, 2014 1:38 pm
by actionbow
No new posts   What kind of prod could I make? (Small pistol crossbow)  15Failureisalwaysanoption2402View latest post on Tue Apr 29, 2014 6:24 am
by Hermit
No new posts   some ballistics and bow power calculations 

A work in progress, but here is how to calculate power and etc

9phuphuphnik1446View latest post on Sat Mar 08, 2014 1:33 am
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