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    New guy on forum

    Post by Peter on Fri Jul 15, 2011 12:46 am

    Hey

    My name is Peter and I'm interested in learning more about crossbows in general. I am an archaeologist, but for the present time being, I'm working as a journalist.
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    Re: New guy on forum

    Post by Warhammer1 on Sun Jul 17, 2011 9:18 am

    Welcome Peter!

    You have found a great resource here to learn! The commonality here is we all love crossbows and crossbow like machines! Here you are wired in to both amateur and professional crossbow builders from all around the world, and a cool place to just hang out and read.

    Some other places you might like to visit are www.crossbownation.com
    www.crossbowforum.com, www.archerytalk.com and a few others like www.excaliburcrossbows.com have a forum of their own.

    Then are there are the many hunting forums which crossbows are just a part of. Look and learn!
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    Re: New guy on forum

    Post by Basilisk120 on Sun Jul 17, 2011 10:49 pm

    Hey and welcome to the site.

    Do you have any interests in particular with crossbows? I know you said in general but do you want to do target shooting or try your hand at building a medieval style bow?

    Yeah sucks having to do something other than what you want to do to pay the bills.



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    Re: New guy on forum

    Post by Ivo on Mon Jul 18, 2011 1:59 pm

    Hello Peter,

    Welcome to the forum.

    I'm more and more fascinated with the variety of people join our circle. Smile

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    Re: New guy on forum

    Post by Lightly on Thu Jul 21, 2011 10:26 am

    Hi Peter, and welcome!

    FYI, Geezer has an extensive knowledge of medieval crossbows, the history, the making of them, and more.. did you have any questions of that sort for him. As does Pavise and many others on here. I am sadly lacking in this knowledge and hope to catch up to the experts in another 20 years or so...

    Take care;

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    Re: New guy on forum

    Post by José on Thu Jul 21, 2011 11:00 am

    Hi, another new guy here. Also almost new to medieval crossbows. I´m a proud owner of a NWA crossbow. Geezer provides the best customer service and also knows what he says. Lightly, I have seen your work and it´s amazing. I don´t buy your words and I think you have experience in crossbow making.

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