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

Latest topics

» Bullpup light crossbow
by actionbow Yesterday at 6:28 pm

» Making a wooden prod
by stuckinthemud1 Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:28 am

» 'mastic' in medieval crossbow decoration - what is it?
by kenh Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:51 pm

» Welcome! Welcome! Welcome!
by kenh Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:57 pm

» Geezers finnish crossbows?
by Geezer Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:50 am

» Miniature Cross Bows.
by stuckinthemud1 Sun Nov 25, 2018 1:35 pm

» My first Crossbow Tell me what you think!
by kenh Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:50 am

» G/Day from Queensland Australia
by Andy. Thu Nov 08, 2018 3:15 am

» Here I go, overthinking again
by stuckinthemud1 Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:15 am

» What string material is safe for Alchem Steel prods
by c sitas Sat Nov 03, 2018 10:13 am

» what's the best glue
by kenh Thu Nov 01, 2018 1:51 pm

» Finished Crossbow - Thanks to all - here some pic and if anyone wants info let me know happy to help .
by Gnome Mon Oct 29, 2018 6:08 pm

» Advice needed re test rig?
by stuckinthemud1 Wed Oct 24, 2018 1:55 am

» yew and sinew prod help needed
by stuckinthemud1 Sat Oct 06, 2018 4:40 pm

» Ball shooting Crossbows worth the bother
by Seventeen76 Wed Oct 03, 2018 10:59 pm

» Crusader crossbow
by stuckinthemud1 Fri Sep 28, 2018 1:54 pm

» Plans and materials for my first build
by chilihook Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:53 am

» carving on early crossbows
by stuckinthemud1 Sun Sep 23, 2018 10:32 am

» invisible joints in bone spine-inlay
by Geezer Wed Sep 19, 2018 12:43 pm

» My 2nd crossbow project - german crossbow with cranequin
by MePilot1 Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:44 am

» Getting the best accuracy from a crossbow
by dutchbow Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:45 am

» Pictures of crossbow I have been build
by chaz Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:02 pm

» Sharp bend in the tickler
by Geezer Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:11 pm

» Bolt weight to prod poundage
by Geezer Mon Sep 03, 2018 7:10 pm

» Commecial slingshot crossbow
by chaz Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:20 pm


    I need your advices on a new crossbow project

    Share
    avatar
    Daniel Levesque
    Techno Weeny

    Lets put a laser on it!!!


    Techno WeenyLets put a laser on it!!!

    Posts : 57
    Join date : 2016-12-06
    Location : Quebec, Canada

    I need your advices on a new crossbow project

    Post by Daniel Levesque on Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:58 pm

    Hello everyone,

    I want to start a new crossbow projetc. In fact, I will build 2 crossbows simultaneously (one in the german style with an ebony tiller and hickroy bow and a cavalry crossbow with a mahogany tiller and hickory prod).

    Both will have a brace height of 3 inches and a power stroke of 5 inches for a total draw length of 8 inches... sounds about right ?

    I tought the prod should be between 26 to 30 inches (so let's say 28 inches knock to knock)... what do you guys think ?


    BTW : the prod will be 2 inches in the center tapered to 1 inch tat the knocks and maybe 3/4 inch wide at the center to about 1/2 inch at the knocks.

      Current date/time is Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:39 am