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    Hi all, call me Steve. I have been registered a while and had to work up the courage to do this as I have never done any forums. I have made self bows for about 8 years now, and have been making some crossbows for about two. I love the old timey stuff. I shoot longbow and crossbow in SCA, and hunt with them as well. Thanks to all for the info I have already gleaned here. Steve/stevbear
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    Welcome to the Arbalist, Steve. Smile

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    Feel right at home. Oh..and show us some of your work too. We love pictures, videos,...whatever you got -it's all very much welcome. Very Happy

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    Hey Steve and welcome from Sunny Atenveldt Smile. There are a few other SCAdians on this site as well.



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    Thanks for the welcome. Some pics will be forthcoming as time permits. And Greetings to all from the Midrealm.

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    Post by snuffbox on Thu Oct 27, 2011 4:19 pm

    Hello and greetings from England.
    I got involved with crossbows earlier on this year as I wanted a change from shooting my trusty English Longbow.
    I have an inexpensive Jaguar with a 150lb prod and an Excalibur point blanc fitted with 150lb limbs which is in the process of being modified with a wooden stock replacing the standard plastic jobby.
    All my shooting is field archery at picture or 3d targets.
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