Crossbows - Everything about Building, Modding, and Using your Crossbow Gear

Latest topics

» Crossbow with built in lever?
by kenh Today at 6:21 am

» Chinese crossbow with auxiliary string?
by stm2010 Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:48 am

» 15th century saxon prods
by Geezer Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:34 am

» Yet another one
by jocky Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:09 am

» Crusader crossbow
by c sitas Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:41 pm

» Whamo showed up, prod replacement ideas
by kenh Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:25 pm

» Renaissance Sporting crossbow
by tony a Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:10 am

» loose laminate issues
by c sitas Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:42 am

» Of Bows and Torsion Engines
by c sitas Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:55 pm

» My second crossbow
by Daniel Levesque Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:48 am

» Need to locate Windlass Crossbow, pre 1600, in Rome, Venice, or Florence
by 8fingers Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:24 pm

» Crossbow Projectiles
by Geezer Tue Jun 13, 2017 8:10 pm

» Greetings!
by OnlyHuman Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:40 am

» Anyone know what this is?
by Yuki23emma Sun Jun 11, 2017 2:54 pm

» Prod specs
by Onager Lovac Mon Jun 05, 2017 4:25 pm

» Finished Crossbow
by kenh Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:34 pm

» The Arbalist Guild - Around the World
by Turnigy Fri Jun 02, 2017 1:25 pm

» Reverse draw "compound" build
by Turnigy Fri Jun 02, 2017 1:20 pm

» Casting Resource
by White Oak Wed May 31, 2017 2:28 am

» The Road so far......
by White Oak Mon May 29, 2017 7:17 am

» GLOSSARY OF TERMS
by Onager Lovac Wed May 24, 2017 6:41 pm

» Hello from Maine
by White Oak Sun May 21, 2017 11:06 pm

» Leonardo Da Vinci string with suport-rolls
by Oppenheimer Tue May 16, 2017 11:40 am

» Compact repeating compound project
by Phil Abrahams Mon May 08, 2017 2:10 pm

» Trying to reduce the power stroke in my next project
by octavioaugusto.oliveira Thu Apr 27, 2017 1:27 pm


    Bolt or bind prod?

    Share

    coiner10
    Fresh Blood

    Doesn't mean
    I'm new to crossbows


    Fresh Blood Doesn't meanI'm new to crossbows

    Posts : 15
    Join date : 2012-05-29
    Age : 20
    Location : Connecticut

    Bolt or bind prod?

    Post by coiner10 on Thu May 31, 2012 3:04 pm

    First topic message reminder :

    Which is better for a beginner with a limited access to tools? And how would one go about bolting the prod to the stock?
    avatar
    lordlen8972
    Fresh Blood

    Doesn't mean
    I'm new to crossbows


    Fresh Blood Doesn't meanI'm new to crossbows

    Posts : 1
    Join date : 2012-11-17

    Re: Bolt or bind prod?

    Post by lordlen8972 on Sat Nov 17, 2012 10:55 pm

    ya i pretty much have the same question. right now im working on a roller nut crossbow w/ a 150lb. fiberglass prod(i know its not a period prod. gonna cover it w/ leather). the crossbow was a fleamarket pickup that looks like a homemade project that already was set up with irons. my prod fits but is loose and wobbles. so i might bind it . i was told by fellow sca members to use " handy hundred" string to bind it since it doesnt stretch but cant find the stuff anywhere. so whats a good cheap easy to find at my local hardware store string to bind with?
    avatar
    Zardoz
    Tinkerer

    If there is a will, there is a way.


    TinkererIf there is a will, there  is a way.

    Posts : 88
    Join date : 2010-12-31
    Age : 53
    Location : New York

    Re: Bolt or bind prod?

    Post by Zardoz on Sat Nov 17, 2012 11:14 pm

    Walmart has nice, heavy hemp cord in the craft section. A big ball is cheap too.
    avatar
    BrianlaZouche
    Fresh Blood

    Doesn't mean
    I'm new to crossbows


    Fresh Blood Doesn't meanI'm new to crossbows

    Posts : 15
    Join date : 2012-11-15

    Re: Bolt or bind prod?

    Post by BrianlaZouche on Mon Nov 19, 2012 4:12 am

    Lightly............ very good pics, each one worth a 1000 words.. love it !!!

    Sponsored content

    Re: Bolt or bind prod?

    Post by Sponsored content


      Current date/time is Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:41 am