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    New to The Arbalist Guild


    Lee Slikkers
    Fresh Blood

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    I'm new to crossbows

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    New to The Arbalist Guild

    Post by Lee Slikkers on Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:35 am

    Greetings All, the AG was recommended to me by a friend (Stoneagebowyer) so since I have some interest in this area I decided to check the place out. I poked around a bit on here last evening and was truly impressed by some of the projects shared on here so I'll pull up a chair and learn what I can for a bit before I jump in with a build.

    Thanks for looking~

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    Re: New to The Arbalist Guild

    Post by jds6 on Mon Mar 05, 2012 9:14 am

    Greetings Lee; Well you came to the right place! I too pulled up a chair, sat back to see what I could learn also before my first build (just finished my first). The knowledge here is beyond words. Made quite a few mistakes, but these guys will try to help you solve any problem you may come across. Bet you won't sit long! Anyway welcome to the Guild.

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    Re: New to The Arbalist Guild

    Post by Geezer on Mon Mar 05, 2012 9:22 am

    Geezer here: Welcome aboard, Lee. You'll find lots of good info here, and best of all, everybody is friendly and supportive. Sarcastic jerks... there have only be a couple, and they either straightened up or took a hike. So don't be afraid you'll look stupid. All of us do that occasionally, but the friendly spirit hereabouts makes learning a joy.
    I predict your biggest problem will be deciding what to build first... there's just So Much here. Geezer.

    Lee Slikkers
    Fresh Blood

    Doesn't mean
    I'm new to crossbows

    Fresh Blood Doesn't meanI'm new to crossbows

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    Join date : 2012-03-04

    Re: New to The Arbalist Guild

    Post by Lee Slikkers on Mon Mar 05, 2012 9:40 am

    Thanks for the warm welcome guys!!!

    Geezer, choosing a style or build WILL be my biggest challenge...I tend to bite off more than I can chew, go big or go home right? LOL...I am currently draw to the older designs and definately want to do a build that involves some bone and inletting. Thanks~
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    Re: New to The Arbalist Guild

    Post by stoneagebowyer on Mon Mar 05, 2012 1:51 pm

    Lee, good to see you have joined our family! It is a great site with a fantastic assortment of crossbow nuts. I've never felt more welcome at any site, though PA is a close second by a sliver or a margin.


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