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    My RDT crossbow project

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    My RDT crossbow project

    Post by asken92 on Wed Mar 25, 2015 1:38 pm

    Hi, since i saw fhalushi tajteck, and Ali.j making their RDT crossbow i got an urge to try it out myself, so here is some pictures of the project. Havent taken pictures into detail of how i did it. 




















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    Re: My RDT crossbow project

    Post by asken92 on Wed Mar 25, 2015 1:42 pm


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    Re: My RDT crossbow project

    Post by ali.j on Sat Mar 28, 2015 12:52 pm

    i like this.It seems that you spring is very thick .

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    Re: My RDT crossbow project

    Post by jaeger22 on Sat Mar 28, 2015 6:07 pm

    Very nice work Asken! cheers What did you use to make your limbs? They look too straight to be the normal car springs.

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    Re: My RDT crossbow project

    Post by asken92 on Sun Mar 29, 2015 4:07 am

    Thanks, Ali.j the spring should be 6mm thick like yours. Although the height is only 50mm instead of 60mm.
    Thanks Jaeger22, really appreciate it Smile They actually are springsteel from a car. I cannot say if they are too straight since its the first time doing limbs from springsteel.. I have also not tried to pull it too its proper draw lenght since i havent made a stock yet. I am going to try make one this weekend and ill come back with an update.
    I will also not be standing close to this mean build when cocking this badboy for the first time incase anything will snap.

    I cant tell where the car springsteel came from because i got it from my uncle, although he is in the military so i guess its from a military vehicle.

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    Re: My RDT crossbow project

    Post by c sitas on Mon Mar 30, 2015 7:50 am

    With the kind of power you'll be making ,--make sure you don't dry fire. It will be catastropeic.

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