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    Greets from Canada

    Post by quantum1024 on Mon Dec 10, 2012 11:43 pm

    Greets to all members of the board and crossbow enthusiasts.

    Love my crossbow she's fun! i'm planning on building a couple of the more strange designs out their. i do like the compound bows and have been eye'ing them from afar. hope to see some interesting posts.

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    http://www.electronman.org/myimages/blackmetal150-1.jpg

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    Re: Greets from Canada

    Post by Hotspur on Thu Dec 13, 2012 1:23 pm

    Hello fellow canuck,

    Welcome. I am relatively new here as well although I lurked for some time!

    You will find much help and knowledge here.

    All the best,

    Ernest (Hotspur)

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    Post by quantum1024 on Fri Dec 14, 2012 2:24 am

    hey Ernest, thanks. looks like were going to have to get out the beaver chain saw and make some wood things. tis the season to stay indoors and build. nice bow by the way! is that a handbuilt?
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    Re: Greets from Canada

    Post by kenh on Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:03 am

    Welcome Quantum! How come you haven't Snowbird-ed out like the rest of your neighbors who are sitting down here in the Florida sun? The Forum is a great source of ideas and information.

    First thing you could do is build another tiller that can use the prod from your existing crossbow. Or get on Ebay and buy a "replacement prod" of the same draw weight for about $50.

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    Re: Greets from Canada

    Post by quantum1024 on Fri Dec 14, 2012 8:38 am

    Hey Ken, this bird doesn’t fly, like ever... I built a tiller a couple weeks ago and also made a red oak long bow, unfortunately as i was tillering and weighting it in at 50 pounds, she broke, so it's back to the drawing board to build another American long bow... if anyone has plans for American long bows i would love to see them. Thanks!
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    Re: Greets from Canada

    Post by Hotspur on Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:51 pm

    quantum1024 wrote:hey Ernest, thanks. looks like were going to have to get out the beaver chain saw and make some wood things. tis the season to stay indoors and build. nice bow by the way! is that a handbuilt?

    Quantum,

    Agreed, too dark & cold up here for anything else Smile

    My avatar pic crossbow is partly hand built. It was a first effort project. The prod, bow irons, tickler are from Alchem. Also, I have a Alchem stirrup that is not attached yet. I was going to do some etching on it first maybe. I was experimented with an etching process for some of the parts. There are a few pics on one of my earlier posts.

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