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    Taking my time

    Post by Archer46176 on Sat Aug 06, 2011 10:18 pm

    Still working on my crossbow stocks. I am really taking my time with the layout and thought on these. I have the center layers laminated now and it is cut out and ready to be sandwiched between the outer layer. I am going to have someone use a power joiner(floor model not hand held) plane down the top rail(where the channel will go for the bolt). Then I will layout for the prod and nut and use a forstner bit to drill the center piece for the nut. Once that is done i will be ready to laminate the center between the outers and start shaping the stock/s. I plan to use a brand new trailer style leaf spring from the local farm supply store so i should be good to go. Again I know I can order ready made prods from several companies BUT I want to do this from easily accessable materials in case there is a SHTF situation. This way i will know I have the ability to make a crossbow without ordered parts.

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    Re: Taking my time

    Post by Todd the archer on Sun Aug 07, 2011 4:49 am

    Sounds like you are off to a good start. If possible how about some pictures. Would like seeing what your building.



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    Re: Taking my time

    Post by Basilisk120 on Fri Aug 12, 2011 7:19 pm

    Glad to hear the project is coming along. Well don't they say that slow and steady wins the race. Very Happy

    It will get done soon enough and I for one am looking forward to pictures.



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