Crossbows - Everything about Building, Modding, and Using your Crossbow Gear

Latest topics

» Nut from a pool que ball?
by drawknife Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:29 am

» my composite crossbow lath project
by stuckinthemud1 Fri Jun 15, 2018 6:07 am

» Trouble with my Gafa
by drawknife Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:56 am

» Do all triggers Have claws - what types and claw or no claw
by globalmark Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:19 am

» For Sale: Masai Crossbow
by TonyU Mon Jun 11, 2018 1:15 pm

» Medieval composite bows
by juanjo Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:10 am

» yew and sinew prod help needed
by stuckinthemud1 Thu Jun 07, 2018 1:34 am

» Small gothic crossbow (with wooden lever)
by OrienM Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:35 am

» Binding on the stirrup
by Geezer Sat May 26, 2018 7:26 am

» horn inlay and veneer
by OrienM Thu May 24, 2018 8:44 pm

» Presentation
by c sitas Wed May 23, 2018 4:31 pm

» My latest crossbow
by drawknife Tue May 22, 2018 3:13 pm

» The Arbalist Guild - Around the World
by stuckinthemud1 Sun May 20, 2018 5:32 am

» angles and rivets
by Geezer Fri May 18, 2018 1:16 pm

» morticed nut blocks
by Dark Factor Wed May 16, 2018 12:02 pm

» Crossbow triggers
by Croftage Mon May 14, 2018 1:41 pm

» Cocking lever
by c sitas Fri May 11, 2018 8:09 am

» Late roman crossbow
by Dark Factor Wed May 09, 2018 10:27 am

» Powermaster Madness
by Archer46176 Sun May 06, 2018 8:08 pm

» Fast loading crossbow
by septua Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:22 am

» lashing a glass prod in raw hide?
by kenh Sun Apr 22, 2018 7:00 am

» Balestra Veloce / Leonardo DaVinci
by msalazar2310 Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:37 am

» Goats Foot Lever
by Geezer Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:42 pm

» Hickory and Ipe 180lb flatbow
by actionbow Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:56 pm

» goat foot questions.
by Geezer Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:26 am


    H L Bailey Plans

    Share

    ora8i
    Fresh Blood

    Doesn't mean
    I'm new to crossbows


    Fresh Blood Doesn't meanI'm new to crossbows

    Posts : 26
    Join date : 2011-09-23

    H L Bailey Plans

    Post by ora8i on Sat Mar 18, 2017 9:45 am

    I've just listed a set of unused pla ns on ebay uk, I wasn't going to post internationally but then I thought about the guild I don't post much but I read regularly.

    So for members I'll post at cost, it would be good to think the plans would be used and I never will.


    Item number: 292059878633 if your interested.


    ATB      Ora

    kcb
    Fresh Blood

    Doesn't mean
    I'm new to crossbows


    Fresh Blood Doesn't meanI'm new to crossbows

    Posts : 5
    Join date : 2017-03-21

    Re: H L Bailey Plans

    Post by kcb on Sat Apr 01, 2017 6:59 am

    hi its my first post here,but i thought it polite to tell you first  ,i got the plans thank you very much Smile ,now i can tell you what i intend to do with them ,trying to be become  a target crossbow shooter in the uk is like trying to catch the loch ness monster,ie its frustrating Smile  ,theres so many rules ,hardly any where  to shoot and if there is they will inspect yer bow to see if it conforms to whatever standard ,anyway i intend to build an accurate  crossbow ,that can compete and that anyone can build  just using basic tools ,( just in the same way old "pop" Bailey did ) it will conform to whatever specification the rule makers wish ,i cant do it on my own ,so i need the help of this forum ,i have ideas about how i want to go with it and i think ive got it right  ,im going to go "public" on this forum to try and inlist some help ,i hope you can join in .its gunna be interesting and fun Smile
    avatar
    kenh
    Crossbow Junkie

    I live here!


    Crossbow JunkieI live here!

    Posts : 766
    Join date : 2012-08-03
    Age : 70
    Location : Living Aboard a Sailboat in Fort Myers, FL

    Re: H L Bailey Plans

    Post by kenh on Sat Apr 01, 2017 7:55 am

    Welcome, kcb -- that's an admirable goal, one which I'm sure you can accomplish with some foresight and planning (and maybe some help from us).  We'll help as we can.  I suppose the first thing you (and we) need are the current specifications for a competition crossbow in the category you are interested in.  Either a bullet list of requirements, or the governing body's actual verbage for the spec.    Things like min-max draw weight, min-max overall weight, lock/action type, safety, sights, prod and tiller materials allowed, would be a good place to start.  Those things will determine the overall design of your crossbow.

    kcb
    Fresh Blood

    Doesn't mean
    I'm new to crossbows


    Fresh Blood Doesn't meanI'm new to crossbows

    Posts : 5
    Join date : 2017-03-21

    Re: H L Bailey Plans

    Post by kcb on Sat Apr 01, 2017 1:36 pm

    the uk rules as i see it ,and i might be wrong ,cuz its complicated ,is 95 pound at 300mm draw .im not certan about that cuz theres loads of differnt bodies that control this,all icare about is we as agroup can build a bow that can be a winner based on our own collective thoughts ,just like old pop did Smile

    kcb
    Fresh Blood

    Doesn't mean
    I'm new to crossbows


    Fresh Blood Doesn't meanI'm new to crossbows

    Posts : 5
    Join date : 2017-03-21

    Re: H L Bailey Plans

    Post by kcb on Sat Apr 01, 2017 1:39 pm

    i will post some more technical stuff ,later  but thing is ,its ok just now 
    Smile

    kcb
    Fresh Blood

    Doesn't mean
    I'm new to crossbows


    Fresh Blood Doesn't meanI'm new to crossbows

    Posts : 5
    Join date : 2017-03-21

    Re: H L Bailey Plans

    Post by kcb on Sat Apr 01, 2017 2:14 pm

    old "pop" Said he wanted to make A crossbow to compete along side the long bow .i think he got his maths about right ,but the bow he designed , dont quallify ,even though its maybe the optimum proper  crossbow any one can ever build ,but because of the draw length ,it will be banned here in the uk ,obviously altering the drag lenghth alers the whole bow ,but what they cant change is the trigger Smile

    kcb
    Fresh Blood

    Doesn't mean
    I'm new to crossbows


    Fresh Blood Doesn't meanI'm new to crossbows

    Posts : 5
    Join date : 2017-03-21

    Re: H L Bailey Plans

    Post by kcb on Sat Apr 01, 2017 2:18 pm

    they wont let me edit .wtf ,anyway above that was ment to say ,that baileys bow wont be acceptable to those in control in the uk

    ora8i
    Fresh Blood

    Doesn't mean
    I'm new to crossbows


    Fresh Blood Doesn't meanI'm new to crossbows

    Posts : 26
    Join date : 2011-09-23

    Re: H L Bailey Plans

    Post by ora8i on Sun Apr 02, 2017 1:49 am

    I hope you enjoy the plans, I included the Mother Earth plans but they are not that much use.


    ora

    Sponsored content

    Re: H L Bailey Plans

    Post by Sponsored content


      Current date/time is Tue Jun 19, 2018 12:56 am