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» Binding a prod in leather?
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» Steel crossbow prods
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» Yew Composite prod:help needed
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» appalachian crossbow trigger mechanism
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» home-made bolt heads
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» Knottelarmbrüste or other wooden crossbows
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» "Cherry Red" case hardening compound?
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» can you ID this crossbow?
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» Safely un stringing / stringing powerful Medieval replica crossbow
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» crossbow stock shape
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» How to make a slurbow?
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» installing a tickler
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» Seal lath bindings, what to use?
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» Compound twinbow pistol (posts vs pulleys)
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» Contact details of steel prod makers
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» measuring speed
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» birch bark covering
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» thank you n hope to learn in this forum
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» Red Oak Board (x)Bow.
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» New member intro and couple of questions
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» best way of spanning a 200+lb bow
by stuckinthemud1 Fri May 31, 2019 3:31 am

» where to find antler for nut construction
by victortkz Sat May 25, 2019 10:47 am

» Steel prod - unknown draw weight
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» making a reproduction of a 15th century cranequin
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No new posts  Sticky:  Crossbow triggers 

Trigger-work videos, diagrams, design discussion.

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No new posts   home-made bolt heads 

anyone make their own bolt-heads?

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No new posts   measuring speed 

anyone know of audio measurement apps still available

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by stuckinthemud1
No new posts   where to find antler for nut construction 16victortkz638View latest post on Sat May 25, 2019 10:47 am
by victortkz
No new posts   Steel prod - unknown draw weight 4Cornerstone503View latest post on Sat May 25, 2019 3:07 am
by Cornerstone
No new posts   Chinese Han Dynasty Crossbow 300lbs 20" powerstroke 3Chinesecrossbowman2479View latest post on Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:56 am
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No new posts   Need some help with a Reverse Draw Crossbow  11JacobL733View latest post on Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:02 pm
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No new posts   What string material is safe for Alchem Steel prods 4SAW3777783View latest post on Sat Nov 03, 2018 10:13 am
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No new posts   Wooden Crossbows - Seeking Info 7toyotally1134View latest post on Fri Jul 20, 2018 4:16 pm
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No new posts   how made homemade (reverse) crossbow ? 1, 2, 360ali.j10107View latest post on Sat Jul 14, 2018 3:56 pm
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No new posts   Pump action crossbow (powerful) 

crossbows using a pump action system that is not weak

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No new posts   Nut from a pool que ball? 1, 230chaz5745View latest post on Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:29 am
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No new posts   Do all triggers Have claws - what types and claw or no claw  24globalmark782View latest post on Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:19 am
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No new posts   String traps bolt to tiller when loosed 1Celtic Archer417View latest post on Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:36 am
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No new posts   Help Needed with Bullet Crossbow Prod 5JacobL965View latest post on Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:43 pm
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No new posts   Crossbow Legality Help (Canada) 

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

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No new posts   MISFIRES! ...String passing underneath bolt! 15Warbowman867View latest post on Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:18 pm
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No new posts   How to measure and cut leather for prod 

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

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No new posts   Crossbow with built in lever? 

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

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36mb43462View latest post on Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:38 pm
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No new posts   Prod specs 1, 226Onager Lovac3781View latest post on Mon Jun 05, 2017 4:25 pm
by Onager Lovac
No new posts   Fixing a bad delflex 10Daniel Levesque892View 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...

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by War Song
No new posts   First Time Crossbow Building Questions 

Seeking advice for a potential first time crossbow maker

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No new posts   Restoration 5Onager Lovac553View latest post on Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:58 am
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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?

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by Geezer
No new posts   Question about prod specs 22Daniel Levesque1078View latest post on Mon Jan 23, 2017 7:57 am
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No new posts   my 2016 homemade crossbow 

reverse draw crossbow

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by ali.j
No new posts   Aluminum sear plate for an under-100lb crossbow? 8Xamllew1758View latest post on Sun Feb 28, 2016 7:04 am
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No new posts   My Newest Crossbow 11Onager Lovac1851View latest post on Mon Jan 25, 2016 7:16 pm
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No new posts   Hex Nut Plinking Bolts 17Xamllew1920View latest post on Wed Jan 20, 2016 12:03 am
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No new posts   Wood Prods 

Questions concerning wood prods

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No new posts   Reinforcing a Wooden Nut 8Xamllew1413View 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

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by c sitas
No new posts   Nylon as Nut Material 1Levnerad946View latest post on Sat Jul 04, 2015 6:28 pm
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No new posts   Pellet Crossbows 22Xamllew4541View latest post on Sun Jun 28, 2015 6:03 pm
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No new posts   the best homemade reverse crossbow in 2015 1ali.j1447View latest post on Fri Jun 19, 2015 6:12 am
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No new posts   Where to get wood!? 2Levnerad1150View latest post on Tue Jun 16, 2015 7:36 am
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No new posts   Nut dimensions 9benjaminh1231619View latest post on Mon Mar 30, 2015 11:45 am
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No new posts   Crossbow Lock Sideplates 5benjaminh1231961View latest post on Sun Mar 29, 2015 5:14 am
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No new posts   Groove vs. "notch" 

Prod Building

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No new posts   Crossbow Triggers/Locks 14benjaminh1232725View latest post on Thu Mar 19, 2015 12:02 pm
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No new posts   Aircraft cable as crossbow string? 6benjaminh1231259View latest post on Tue Mar 03, 2015 1:10 pm
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No new posts   Introduction 

A Littel information about myself and why I joined the forum

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