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    Finished Crossbow

    Post by SlingerDave on Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:17 am

    So I know it seemed like I had disappeared sometime ago, nevertheless, the three of us (No i don't have multi-personality disorder... this is just a group project. Very Happy ) have finally finished our crossbow. It pulls 155# with an 11" powerstroke, and the bolts are fletched with deer rawhide. Thank you everyone for the advice that we needed, especially geezer for letting us visit and learn all about crossbows. We'll be making a video pretty soon, and we'll all get to see how it shoots. Thanks again for all the help!!!



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    Re: Finished Crossbow

    Post by c sitas on Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:55 am

    Hey Slinger, good for you . Looks really good. Good luck shooting it.
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    Re: Finished Crossbow

    Post by Anatine Duo on Tue Feb 21, 2017 1:08 pm

    looks pretty clean... I like it

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    Re: Finished Crossbow

    Post by Andy. on Tue Feb 21, 2017 1:51 pm

    Awesome, clean little bow. Well done!
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    Re: Finished Crossbow

    Post by OrienM on Sat Feb 25, 2017 9:14 am

    Looks great! have fun shooting...
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    Re: Finished Crossbow

    Post by ballesteromedieval on Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:11 pm

    muy buena!!!

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    Re: Finished Crossbow

    Post by SlingerDave on Thu Mar 30, 2017 7:47 pm

    Thanks for all the kind words guys!!!

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    Re: Finished Crossbow

    Post by White Oak on Sat Jun 03, 2017 4:22 am

    Rawhide fletching! That's brilliant. Tough as, well, rawhide, and flexible. Wow.

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    Re: Finished Crossbow

    Post by armament on Sat Jun 03, 2017 6:31 pm

    newbie here and just want to know if I am the only one on this website that cannot see images? How do I see images? HELLLP!
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    Re: Finished Crossbow

    Post by kenh on Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:34 pm

    There are only 2 images, in the very first post...

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