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    DIY Rope Cocker

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    DIY Rope Cocker

    Post by robert.collard.5 on Sun Mar 10, 2013 10:27 am

    Hey, could not find a rope cocker in the neighborhood and did not want to wait on an order, so:
    Heavy braided nylon lifting rope
    Two small pulleys with swivels
    Two S hooks
    Two lawnmower starter handles
    About $14.00 at the local hardware store.
    Little elbow grease filing a slot in the butt of my Working Mans Medieval Crossbow and this DIY project is done.
    Thanks for all the ideas found on this Forum.
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    Re: DIY Rope Cocker

    Post by ferdinand on Sun Mar 10, 2013 12:17 pm

    Pictures? Sounds interesting!
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    Re: DIY Rope Cocker

    Post by robert.collard.5 on Sun Mar 10, 2013 1:06 pm

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    After you asked for a picture I was trying it out and the S hooks began to straighten out, so I added heavier rigging hooks. They work, at a slight increase in price and I might add, Safety.
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    Re: DIY Rope Cocker

    Post by Todd the archer on Sun Mar 10, 2013 1:17 pm

    Looks good, glad you worked out a system to cock it.

    Have you had an opportunity to take some shots with it yet?

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    Re: DIY Rope Cocker

    Post by robert.collard.5 on Sun Mar 10, 2013 1:20 pm

    Todd the archer wrote:Looks good, glad you worked out a system to cock it.

    Have you had an opportunity to take some shots with it yet?

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    Hi Todd, One Baby Step at a time. Next a target, so I have something to shoot at. Two more Sundays before SCA Practice is open again.

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