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    First Cross bow



    First Cross bow

    Post by Guest on Tue Jul 31, 2012 4:56 am


    Last edited by Gui on Sun Sep 02, 2012 1:16 pm; edited 1 time in total (Reason for editing : deletion)

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    Re: First Cross bow

    Post by Basilisk120 on Tue Jul 31, 2012 7:55 am

    Looks excellent. The side plate and inlet work look great on them.

    I see you had the same problem of the Alchem prod cutting your string. Effective way of handling it.

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    Re: First Cross bow

    Post by Guest on Tue Jul 31, 2012 9:33 am


    Yes, the original string was Alchem and it did that strange thing of somehow inverting the bow i.e. the string ended up in front of the stock after firing it's 6th shot!! Pulling it back, next shot it snapped at one of the bow loops. Made that one myself a little shorter with more cords and has worked fine (you just know it'll snap now I've written that Wink
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    Re: First Cross bow

    Post by Gnome on Tue Jul 31, 2012 1:47 pm

    Very nice, Gui! Ambitious for a first go. Love the brass track. I have two weapons using the same Alchem prod as yours, pretty similar mechanically except one has the brass track and one has polished oak. The brass gets you a big speed boost. It's been quiet on the forum this summer, it's nice to meet a new member and see some great new work.


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