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    My crossbow project

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    ZigiMan
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    My crossbow project

    Post by ZigiMan on Sat Dec 15, 2012 12:46 pm

    First topic message reminder :

    Hi,

    I can say that this is the second crossbow I am building. (the first one was 20 years ago when I was a young boy.)
    This is beginning of my project. I want to share it with you all and also to get your opinions and advices.
    I'm building my crossbow from scratch using leaf spring as prod.
    There are some contemplations about how to start and what to do.
    In the next post I will send some pictures and details.


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    Re: My crossbow project

    Post by ZigiMan on Thu May 30, 2013 4:34 am

    Thanks Chaz! (Not quite finished yet...)
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    Re: My crossbow project

    Post by ali.j on Wed Oct 30, 2013 3:34 pm

    hi all
    this is my firest home made crossbow project.





    and action sistem


































    and u can see more to my youtobe chanel
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    Re: My crossbow project

    Post by kenh on Wed Oct 30, 2013 6:30 pm

    That's nice ali j. 

    But it would have been even nicer (and more courteous) if you had started your own thread about your bow, rather than tacking onto the established discussion we were having with Zigiman concerning his project...
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    Re: My crossbow project

    Post by ZigiMan on Thu Oct 31, 2013 11:15 am

    That's a nice build ali. I like it.
    Especially the innovative trigger. Really ingenious, it's from a door stop, doesn't it?

    kenh, well, that's what I was thinking but didn't know if it would be polite to write it Smile 

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    Re: My crossbow project

    Post by kenh on Thu Oct 31, 2013 1:16 pm

    Zigi -- IMHO it's always good to politely remind folks about how a group like this operates.

    IMHO each build really should be in a separate thread (with an appropriate title) to make it easier for others to find information like ali's unique trigger mechanism.
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    Re: My crossbow project

    Post by ali.j on Sat Nov 02, 2013 5:32 am

    you have favor to me thanks a million dear .my eng speaking is realy awful . becuse of that i cant recognize topics so i decided to write all the project here. i live in iran and my native longuage is persian if you give me your topics link i would be realy gald  i signed up in this group accidently and iam not familler whit this from  .i had thought alot about trigger.before making cross bow i had had familler whit gun system action becuse of this designing a new system cross bow action was as easy as drinking water .this system was my invation and i had never seen like mine.
    but recerv bows system cant  saticfye me. 
    one of my friends made a compound bow whit a car spring its the image of a car spring bow


    its my project






    as you see my compound project is incomplete so i should take a long time for it . and  now iam finding a suitable instrument for cams. 
    these images is realeted to my friend compound  cross bow 




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    Re: My crossbow project

    Post by Gnome on Sat Nov 02, 2013 7:46 am

    Ali,
    Welcome to the forum, looks like interesting work. To the right of the "ADD REPLY" button is the "NEW TOPIC" button that will start your own new conversation. Please use that, I'd love to discuss your work!
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