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    Bolt or bind prod?

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    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?
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    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?
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    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.
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    Re: Bolt or bind prod?

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

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