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    Orc battle bow ( Latched bow )

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    Orc battle bow ( Latched bow )

    Post by hullutiedemies on Thu Jul 04, 2013 1:00 pm

    And yet another project.
    There is a whole product family on the works.
    Stay tuned.


    Moving bolt track,

    with Korean chuko style underside guide rail.
    A temporary nailing band quivier holder/fron sight for testing purposes.
    This will be replaced with more solid construction, if this works.


    Bottom-to-top trigger .
    Modified Indo-Chinese lock with reverse button trigger. This is smoother than a plain notch lock top-trigger.
    Trigger button is on level with bolt track, allowing aiming along the bolt.


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    Re: Orc battle bow ( Latched bow )

    Post by kenh on Thu Jul 04, 2013 1:27 pm

    Add box magazine and you'll have a Paleo-legal Repeater!  Pretty slick!  Can I see sketch of that trigger setup?
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    Re: Orc battle bow ( Latched bow )

    Post by hullutiedemies on Sun Jul 07, 2013 12:02 pm

    Added a bolt clip,

    replaced recycled armswith purpose build ones - doubled the draw weight,

    a thicker string was needed- 180# was too much for 6 strands of b50



    And after some testing decided to muont quivier this way.

    I don't wan a magazine. This thing allready shoots as quickly as a longbow and much more accurately.

    Btw - this thing is not paleo legal, too much metal.
    Rather this belongs to the Uruk Hai ordnance dept.
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    Re: Orc battle bow ( Latched bow )

    Post by hullutiedemies on Mon Jun 02, 2014 5:45 am

    This would be difficult with a repeater.
    3"groups from 25 paces
    - just aimig along bolt. Next need to fit some kind of rear sight. There is potential for better accuracy.


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    Re: Orc battle bow ( Latched bow )

    Post by HeroSK on Tue Jun 03, 2014 1:24 am

    Just Wow!  Shocked  Amazing Work! I would love to see it while operating. Any plans for a video?
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    Re: Orc battle bow ( Latched bow )

    Post by hullutiedemies on Tue Jun 10, 2014 7:40 am

    I don't think I ever make a video. I have no routine for that and no time to learn.
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    Orc battle bow

    Post by hullutiedemies on Sat Nov 29, 2014 10:58 am

    This is about finished.
    Strings and cables could be re-done bit more nicely, but that may happen later
    ( and pictures could be better, but sub-arctic november is not ideal lighting condition)


    Orc-head on butt , epoxy putty and enamel paint.

    Got rid of top trigger and added a Skåne-style pin-lock going through tiller.
    A folding rear sight in place of former trigger button.

    Loop hanging from trigger is to catch the bipod for transport.

    Bipod/Tactical pavise - aspen-rawhide-sand .



    The emblem, white Vulcan greeting of Saruman, ensures that this is definitely not tacticool. This is tactigeek. nyeeeeh ! .
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    Re: Orc battle bow ( Latched bow )

    Post by kenh on Sat Nov 29, 2014 11:56 am

    That, my friend, is a seriously baaad bow!!   Great work!
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    Re: Orc battle bow ( Latched bow )

    Post by Geezer on Mon Dec 01, 2014 6:56 am

    Hmmm:  Well, it's different.  I think it could use some duct-tape and maybe a few more twist-ties.  Geezer
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    Re: Orc battle bow ( Latched bow )

    Post by hullutiedemies on Tue Dec 09, 2014 1:48 am

    Honey, what are twist-ties ?
    English is not my first language.

    Anyway I do have tarred linen thread to re-do the cordage work, but then everything needs to be tuned again. And it is winter now, and this is the one device in my inventory that can be operated while wearing mittens. So that will wait until spring.

    And painters tape is just the right servig material for plastic strings during testing and breaking in components. Synthetics are allways cheating and cheating is supposed to be easy.
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    Re: Orc battle bow ( Latched bow )

    Post by kenh on Tue Dec 09, 2014 5:45 am

    Twist tie = plastic coated soft wire used to close the ubiquitous American plastic-bag enclosed sliced bread.
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    Re: Orc battle bow ( Latched bow )

    Post by Gnome on Tue Dec 09, 2014 5:49 am

    "Orc Battle Bow", love it! It definitely fits the Orc esthetic as I understand it- ingenious, brutal, and not a bit prettier than it needs to be!
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