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    Todd the archer
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    PVC crossbow

    Post by Todd the archer on Mon Nov 19, 2012 4:08 pm

    Here is a video of my friend Nick's (AKA Backyard Bowyer) PVC crossbow. Pretty impressive.

    http://youtu.be/TknlqVVwgYw?hd=1

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    Re: PVC crossbow

    Post by kenh on Tue Nov 20, 2012 8:14 am

    Pretty innovative! I like his top-trigger mechanism that lets you use nocked arrows and shoot upside down even!

    I don't care for his tiller design but then my Lady says I don't have such good taste in that arena!

    I just recently experimented with his PVC pistol prods and have two -- one 12" and one 10". I baked them in the oven rather than using a heat gun. Two to three minutes @ 400F. Then I made a jig from a piece of 2x4th that lets me mold in the recurve all in one operation.

    Think I'd do the same thing with this longer/heavier draw prod too - a jig for each limb with the recurve cut into it. Not having a heat gun, I could use a BBQ grill for a heat source.

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