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    Steampunk Pistolbow

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    Steampunk Pistolbow

    Post by kenh on Sat Aug 04, 2012 8:09 am

    I found this image on WikiMedia Commons and thought you Steampunkers might like it. This is an early 19th century pistolbow for home recreational shooting. Made by Frédéric Siber in Morges, Switzerland. Apparently it is on display at the Morges military museum.


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    Re: Steampunk Pistolbow

    Post by ferdinand on Tue Aug 07, 2012 4:54 am

    How about this one! Royal dutch army museum
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    Re: Steampunk Pistolbow

    Post by ferdinand on Tue Aug 07, 2012 4:57 am

    Or this! Same museum, ball firing.
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    Re: Steampunk Pistolbow

    Post by kenh on Tue Aug 07, 2012 6:39 am

    Like the second one. The prod attachment system almost looks like a modern pistol bow. A simple screw clamp brazed to the bottom flat of the barrel.
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    Re: Steampunk Pistolbow

    Post by Kale Schlegel on Tue Aug 14, 2012 1:05 am

    Elegant looking weapons. Any info on the caliber of ammo or # of pull ?
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    Re: Steampunk Pistolbow

    Post by ferdinand on Tue Aug 14, 2012 1:01 pm

    I dont have the book on the crossbows of the royal dutch army museum, i live 1,5 hours away from it, but i think there are a few people here who do have it an can provide the info u seek.

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