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    Suppliers of horn, sinews etc in Germany, Austria

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    Suppliers of horn, sinews etc in Germany, Austria

    Post by bowyer tom on Mon Aug 15, 2011 10:04 am

    I´ve been ordering horn from India five times, and from five different supliers. None of the horn-scales has been of such quality that I can use them in a horn/sinew composite crossbow-bow...

    Does anyone know of any honest supliers of horn and sinews??? I´ve heard about someone in Austria/Germany that does this, but I can´t find him!?

    Pe-lease!!! Help me!

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    Re: Suppliers of horn, sinews etc in Germany, Austria

    Post by Basilisk120 on Mon Aug 15, 2011 10:53 am

    Have you heard of http://www.highlandhorn.com/index.asp ?



    They don't have sinew, at least as far could tell, but they do have horn.



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    Re: Suppliers of horn, sinews etc in Germany, Austria

    Post by bowyer tom on Mon Aug 15, 2011 10:59 am

    Yup... Been shoping horn from Martin for several years for my asian bows, but this is not what I´m looking for. I´d like a specialized dealer whom has scales ready for laminating, and whom is skilled in making laminated crossbow-bows...
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    Re: Suppliers of horn, sinews etc in Germany, Austria

    Post by Basilisk120 on Mon Aug 15, 2011 10:25 pm

    Glad I didn't point you to someplace terrible even if it was not what you were looking for.

    Sorry I'm fresh out of idea.



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    Re: Suppliers of horn, sinews etc in Germany, Austria

    Post by bowyer tom on Tue Aug 16, 2011 12:17 am

    Naw... Highland Horn are great doing business with, they just can´t suply what I need right now... Thnx anaway...

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    Re: Suppliers of horn, sinews etc in Germany, Austria

    Post by David on Mon Aug 29, 2011 2:09 am

    Yes, there is an adress in germany: dick.biz

    I know this adress from a guy who already has made several crossbows with horn-sinew-prods. He is content with this adress!
    But you have to plane the horn plates until they are really flat. So you have a horn plate with a thickness of 5-6 mm in the end, when you have bought a plate with a thckness of 9 mm. That means, you must 300€ at least for the horn material...

    I´m also interested in making a crossbow with a composite prod, but I have to wait until I can effort it.

    greetings,

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