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    Notes On The Cross-Bow By C.L. Spencer

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    Notes On The Cross-Bow By C.L. Spencer

    Post by Scott on Sat Dec 17, 2011 3:57 pm

    I found this interesting publication from 1908 I have photographed it and you can read/ download it from here: http://s1093.photobucket.com/albums/i432/arbalistforum/
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    Re: Notes On The Cross-Bow By C.L. Spencer

    Post by mac on Sat Dec 17, 2011 7:06 pm

    Thank you, Scot. I had not seen that one before.

    Beware of the thing the author says about composite bows and slack strings. To function properly, a bow string must be tight. The one in the photo simply does not fit the bow; or else it is the "bastard string", and is meant to draw the bow far enough to install the (missing) working string.

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