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» Ancient Crossbow Reproduction 120lb@28"
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» Ball shooting Crossbows worth the bother
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» Chu Ko Nu - repeating chinese crossbow
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» Skew of tiller
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» tiller desgin
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» Want to build modern target crossbow
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» starting a 1400's replica
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» New Medieval just about finished
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» How do I tune this
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» Plans and materials for my first build
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» Bolt rest
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» Collotiere a Charavines crossbow
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» ash lath and pin-lock crossbow
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» Late medieval tournament distances?
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» Cutting delrin straight by hand?
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» Other forums like this one?
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» new find in china, terra cotta warrior site
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» Crossbow Books
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» 95lb ancient crossbow shot faster than 960lb medieval
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» best type of horn to use..
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» re-introduction
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» 4 fletch question
by 8fingers Fri Feb 05, 2021 3:14 am

» fix bolts
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» Reverse draw compound bow build
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» New Build for 2020
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Classic Crossbows

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No new posts  Global announcement:  The Arbalist Guild - Around the World 1, 2, ... , 4, 5109Ivo10898View latest post Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:18 am
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No new posts  Global announcement:  GLOSSARY OF TERMS 1, 244Ivo10202View latest post Wed May 24, 2017 6:41 pm
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No new posts  Global announcement:  ***FORUM RULES AND GUIDELINES*** 9Admin10000View latest post Tue Apr 30, 2013 6:31 am
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No new posts  Sticky:  Crossbows by Dmitriy Krohalev 9Ivo10042View latest post Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:44 am
by c sitas
No new posts  Sticky:  Crossbow Creations by Robin Allen 

Experimental Wood Indoor and Metal Outdoor Crossbow

11Crossfire10192View latest post Fri Mar 05, 2010 4:23 am
by Ivo
No new posts  Sticky:  Crossbows by Master Pyankov 0Admin7371View latest post Mon Nov 23, 2009 9:30 pm
by Admin
No new posts   New Build for 2020 1, 227Gnome1945View latest post Wed Jan 27, 2021 6:19 am
by Gnome
No new posts   Stonebow Buildalong 

I am working on plans for a stonebow

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25banuvatt2070View latest post Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:00 pm
by banuvatt
No new posts   Universal standard Crossbow nut 

nut design

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77jaeger2210272View latest post Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:57 pm
by Fangbows
No new posts   Any one seen a string release like this? 

Im guessing that there is some type of cam that raises the bar to release the string. Anyone seen this before or have any information on this lock?

13tallpine1085View latest post Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:10 pm
by tallpine
No new posts   notch lock trigger mechanism 

I wanted to make a crossbow for my friend I was thinking of either a roller nut or a skane lock mechanism?

6banuvatt1536View latest post Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:55 pm
by banuvatt
No new posts   appalachian crossbow trigger mechanism 10banuvatt1809View latest post Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:29 am
by OrienM
No new posts   crossbow stock shape 

I wanted to make a crossbow stock that has a shape of a matchlock carbine. As you can see from the picture the matchlock with the number one to the left of it.

8banuvatt1331View latest post Fri Aug 02, 2019 11:05 pm
by 8fingers
No new posts   How to make a slurbow? 

I want to make a slurbow for my friend, but I need help with the design, trigger mechanism and etc.

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60banuvatt4144View latest post Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:36 am
by banuvatt
No new posts   Red Oak Board (x)Bow. 15Ivo9999View latest post Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:20 am
by banuvatt
No new posts   All metal Self Loading Crossbow Build Information needed 3Wildtech1614View latest post Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:01 am
by Wildtech
No new posts   lever cocking bow for sale on IMA 0phuphuphnik672View latest post Mon Dec 31, 2018 4:10 am
by phuphuphnik
No new posts   Pictures of crossbow I have been build 

Pictures in my Blog

2ArbalistJoe1396View latest post Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:02 pm
by chaz
No new posts   Looking for some help Identifying this crossbow 9Hjoken1432View latest post Sat Aug 25, 2018 11:15 am
by Geezer
No new posts   Italy palio tournament style bullet bow 2septua1238View latest post Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:22 pm
by septua
No new posts   Powermaster Madness 

Restored Powermasters

9rickraedeke2179View latest post Sun May 06, 2018 8:08 pm
by Archer46176
No new posts   Hickory and Ipe 180lb flatbow 18actionbow2182View latest post Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:56 pm
by actionbow
No new posts   Prod questions.... 1Archer46176952View latest post Mon Apr 09, 2018 10:58 pm
by Geezer
No new posts   My project Powermaster  0EugeneSlagle1044View latest post Mon Oct 30, 2017 1:54 pm
by EugeneSlagle
No new posts   Old Powermaster project & question. 2EugeneSlagle996View latest post Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:14 am
by EugeneSlagle
No new posts   Airsoft Crossbow-Finished at Last! 

A crossbow for use during airsoft games, and for general plinking

2JacobL1366View latest post Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:27 pm
by JacobL
No new posts   Powermaster 

Junk, dangerous?

17rickraedeke3761View latest post Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:58 am
by c sitas
No new posts   Beware of Alchem 4Archer461762522View latest post Mon Aug 21, 2017 3:33 pm
by Archer46176
No new posts   Faking a medieval composite crossbow prod. 4Chapel de Fer2466View latest post Mon Jul 31, 2017 8:13 pm
by JacobL
No new posts   Whamo showed up, prod replacement ideas 3Archer461762151View latest post Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:25 pm
by kenh
No new posts   Crossbow Projectiles 10Archer461761316View latest post Tue Jun 13, 2017 8:10 pm
by Geezer
No new posts   Trying to reduce the power stroke in my next project 

Using the same design and de same prod I intent now reduce the streght of the bolts...

17octavioaugusto.oliveira1235View latest post Thu Apr 27, 2017 1:27 pm
by octavioaugusto.oliveira
No new posts   New project"s" 

Dutch target crossbows

1dutchbow1043View latest post Sun Apr 09, 2017 2:38 pm
by kenh
No new posts   First submission 5War Song1095View latest post Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:25 pm
by War Song
No new posts   CNC Chinese (improved) Trigger and How To Video. 

Trigger and video for cheap easy xbow build

16jaeger223088View latest post Mon Feb 13, 2017 1:10 pm
by Crossbowmen
No new posts   DURAL ALLOY PROD BLANK--RECURVE DESIGN 

PLANS TO CUT /FABRICATE ALLOW PROD

9WINCAR1801View latest post Thu Jan 12, 2017 2:06 pm
by Andy.
No new posts   Chu Ko Nu (Zhu ge nu) chinese repeating crossbow making process from china 6stm20108314View latest post Fri Nov 25, 2016 2:51 pm
by El Zurdo
No new posts   Folding Stock Bullet-bow Project 1, 242Xamllew5346View latest post Wed Oct 12, 2016 6:23 pm
by Xamllew
No new posts   CNC Improved Chinese Trigger Xbow- Gnome style 1, 229Gnome4507View latest post Tue Sep 20, 2016 1:12 pm
by jaeger22
No new posts   xbow build.. trying to finish..where does the time go 23roonie1811View latest post Wed Sep 14, 2016 3:30 pm
by Onager Lovac
No new posts   An afternoon at the range 5Gnome1749View latest post Sun Sep 04, 2016 10:00 am
by Gnome
No new posts   I am back with new project 10Archer4617610071View latest post Tue Aug 30, 2016 2:35 am
by stm2010
No new posts   Crossbow in history festival 

chinises crossbow and chu ko nu shooting post

17jeep4531View latest post Mon Jul 18, 2016 2:43 pm
by Gnome
No new posts   chinese guy‘s unusual repeating crossbow 

gravity aid feeding bolts

2stm20103074View latest post Mon Jul 04, 2016 1:06 am
by stm2010
No new posts   Cheap easy crossbow build yielding effective hunting weapon 

Low cost minimal tools build ideas

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48jaeger2210147View latest post Tue Jun 21, 2016 2:33 pm
by jaeger22
No new posts   steel loose laminate bow 

build , have question

3c sitas1747View latest post Sat Nov 21, 2015 5:06 pm
by c sitas
No new posts   HERE IT IS! The polished Barnett commando! 2savatreatabvr1913View latest post Sat Jun 20, 2015 6:51 pm
by savatreatabvr
No new posts   Barnett COMMANDO Modification? 

Prod, Limb, Build

16savatreatabvr6042View latest post Fri May 29, 2015 11:41 am
by Geezer
No new posts   80 lb child's crossbow 3actionbow1808View latest post Tue Apr 14, 2015 4:56 pm
by actionbow
No new posts   Fastening 150lbs Tiawanese Prods 1benjaminh1231644View latest post Mon Mar 16, 2015 7:17 pm
by kenh
No new posts   Improved Chinese trigger with built in sight.  

"Free"sight

11jaeger221858View latest post Sat Mar 14, 2015 3:38 pm
by c sitas
No new posts   First crossbow 

Hunting crossbow

4Hotspur5163View latest post Sun Feb 08, 2015 8:19 pm
by c sitas
No new posts   wood crossbow nut 10Chuckles4863View latest post Sat Dec 20, 2014 7:14 am
by kenh
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