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    Hello from MD

    Post by bigcountry_ky on Thu Dec 01, 2016 9:20 am

    My name is Mark, and have been into primitive archery for 10 years or more.  I make primitive longbows, and want to make a medieval crossbow.
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    Re: Hello from MD

    Post by Geezer on Thu Dec 01, 2016 12:47 pm

    Hello Mark: you've come to the right place.  Geezer.
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    Re: Hello from MD

    Post by Onager Lovac on Thu Dec 01, 2016 2:56 pm

    Hey Mark, welcome, here is my primitive crossbow:



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    Re: Hello from MD

    Post by Onager Lovac on Thu Dec 01, 2016 2:58 pm

    Altho i did cheat by using fiberglass to reinforce the prod and a paracord string.

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    Re: Hello from MD

    Post by bigcountry_ky on Mon Dec 05, 2016 7:40 am

    Very nice, I plan on starting out with steel prod, but want to make a wood prod. 

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    Re: Hello from MD

    Post by Gnome on Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:41 am

    Hi Mark, welcome. What part of MD do you call home? I'm a MD resident just for a year and a half in the DC area, I always try to learn as much as I can about the states where I live.
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