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    Chinese pellet crossbow

    Post by jeep on Thu Dec 19, 2013 10:55 am

    When I read phuphuphnick post about 17th cent stonbow, it remind me that I had forgotten the small  pellet crossbow I wanted to build to joint with my Chinese crossbow collection. Here it is at last! I used bamboo for the prod, cherry wood for the tiller, hemp for the rope, delrin and brass for trigger. It is very fun to come back to wood and to shape an elegant tiller like this. I still have to work with the bow, adding more power and to do a lighter pocket rope to improve speed. Anyway this kind of tool was used tu disabled small bird . I find it very pretty.
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    Re: Chinese pellet crossbow

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    Re: Chinese pellet crossbow

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    Re: Chinese pellet crossbow

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    Re: Chinese pellet crossbow

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    Re: Chinese pellet crossbow

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    Re: Chinese pellet crossbow

    Post by jeep on Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:03 am

    For the end my 3 last build.

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    Re: Chinese pellet crossbow

    Post by Hermit on Thu Dec 19, 2013 12:56 pm

    The earlier jeep cherokee,had a 4.0litre H.O.inline six engine.The H.O. stands for high output.I reckon you chose the right name Jeep..........lol
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    Re: Chinese pellet crossbow

    Post by stm2010 on Sat Apr 19, 2014 6:27 am

    Manchu used them to hunt birds.What about your performance,jeep?

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