Since I,m pretty new to Xbows, I thought I might ask you guys what you think.
I've just finished my very first crossbow. The rawhide backed hickory prod itself is 37,5 inches knock to knock and it's a beast (probably in the range of 300 lbs) and the draw length, belly to nut is 12,5 inches.
The problem is, how can I string this monster ?
I tried the bastard string method by using a doubled paracord and while I can bring it back to the nut, The bow is not flexed enough for me to put the string on it (btw, the string is about 35 inches long so it»'s not too short).
I just don't wanna hurt myself or someone else you see.