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    Greetings from Sweden

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    Vidar Halvslak
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    Greetings from Sweden

    Post by Vidar Halvslak on Tue Nov 09, 2010 5:35 am

    Hi there !
    I´m a Crossbowenthusiast from Sweden joining in.
    See some of our stuff at www.sodermanlandsarmborstskyttar.se and see the "forum" for hundreds of pictures of ongoing projects and visited events.
    -Only in Swedish unfortunately but i think you´ll enjoy the detailed pictures. Or use Google translate to translate to your language cheers


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    Re: Greetings from Sweden

    Post by jake-owa on Tue Nov 09, 2010 7:07 am

    Hey, welcome. I am new here as well. I can't get your site to load ...is the link right?

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    Re: Greetings from Sweden

    Post by testhero on Tue Nov 09, 2010 7:29 am

    Vidar Halvslak
    Hi there how lucky you are to live in sweden asa crossbow enthusiast. Sweden has so many exelent cross bosw in the museums. I hope we can look forward to many great pictures of medeval crossbows to improve our recreations.

    Jake owa link is http://sodermanlandsarmborstskyttar.se/Hem.html

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    Re: Greetings from Sweden

    Post by Vidar Halvslak on Tue Nov 09, 2010 12:13 pm

    Thanks for the warm welcome !!
    Ahh i forgot the .se Embarassed Corrected that.
    Yes we have a lot of nice crossbows here.
    Under the royal castle there is the lovely royal armory and then there´s the "Skokloster Castle" wich is a goldmine for crossbow freaks like us cheers .
    se http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=PqALI0A
    Aprox 50 Crossbows hangin in the roof of Gustaf Wrangels armoury.
    Chief Commander Wrangel was plundering all of Northern Germany during 1630-1648.The 30 year war. A horrific reading what happened there and then Mad btw.

    More lovely pictures will follow as soon i have finished the moving to my new house (and new workshop in the basement Smile ).
    //Vidar


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    Re: Greetings from Sweden

    Post by jake-owa on Tue Nov 09, 2010 1:09 pm

    Wow, very cool crossbows in the armoury!

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    Re: Greetings from Sweden

    Post by Basilisk120 on Tue Nov 09, 2010 4:05 pm

    Ooooh that does look like a sweet place to go. Mad Great, Anouther place to visit when I can afford to go to Europe. Razz So many muesums so little time. But more importantly welcome.



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    Re: Greetings from Sweden

    Post by Ivo on Tue Nov 09, 2010 11:53 pm

    Welcome to the forum Vidar Halvstak!

    I've spent past hour admiring your website/forum...very impressive work and a great community. Smile

    I'm sure I speak for everyone here that we are always glad to see crossbow builders from across the sea visit our pages and share their wonderful stories.

    Again Welcome ,Vidar Halvstak, to The Arbalist Guild (USA).

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    Re: Greetings from Sweden

    Post by Vidar Halvslak on Wed Nov 10, 2010 3:06 am

    Thanks again !
    A really nice and worm feeling here Very Happy Misa like !
    We have just started our little crossbowcommunity and are learning as we go. Mostly by making our own projects and successes and misstakes, but also from our very skillful crossbowfriends in Germany wich we visit every summer at a lovely crossbowmeeting, se http://armborst.forum24.se/armborst-about14.html

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