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» Troubleshooting
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» Qin/Han lock drawings
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» Skane/Lillohus lockbow information needed
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» need help contacting le musee Dauphinois Grenoble
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» Low Draw Weight Build
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» Trigger testing Rig/Jig?
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» Collotiere a Charavines crossbow
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» Bad Antler
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» best type of horn to use..
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» Han Dynasty Chinese Crossbow
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» Drawing of Crossbow
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» "How To Make Everything": Early Crossbow
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» Black inlay
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» Roller nut details
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» 330#/7" wood bow
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» starting a 1400's replica
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» 18th century German crossbow reproduction
by Fangbows Sun Feb 20, 2022 7:15 am

» replacement for baleen?
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» Josef alm in English
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» Medieval crossbow finished
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» Trigger mechanisms
by stuckinthemud1 Mon Jan 03, 2022 10:23 am

» Finish wooden stock
by stuckinthemud1 Sat Dec 25, 2021 9:06 am

» finish prod binding
by kenh Tue Nov 30, 2021 5:26 am

» What bolts do you use?
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Classic Crossbows

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No new posts  Global announcement:  The Arbalist Guild - Around the World 1, 2, ... , 4, 5109Ivo10985View latest post Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:18 am
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No new posts  Global announcement:  GLOSSARY OF TERMS 1, 244Ivo10261View latest post Wed May 24, 2017 6:41 pm
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No new posts  Global announcement:  ***FORUM RULES AND GUIDELINES*** 9Admin10014View latest post Tue Apr 30, 2013 6:31 am
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No new posts  Sticky:  Crossbows by Dmitriy Krohalev 9Ivo10472View 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

11Crossfire10238View latest post Fri Mar 05, 2010 4:23 am
by Ivo
No new posts  Sticky:  Crossbows by Master Pyankov 0Admin7516View latest post Mon Nov 23, 2009 9:30 pm
by Admin
No new posts   Low Draw Weight Build 9ora8i283View latest post Fri Aug 12, 2022 3:09 pm
by stuckinthemud1
No new posts   18th century German crossbow reproduction 

This reproduction is based on the 1742 Halbe Rüstung German crossbow

0Fangbows740View latest post Sun Feb 20, 2022 7:15 am
by Fangbows
No new posts   New Build for 2020 1, 227Gnome2498View 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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25banuvatt2599View latest post Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:00 pm
by banuvatt
No new posts   Universal standard Crossbow nut 

nut design

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77jaeger2210524View 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?

13tallpine1316View 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?

6banuvatt2092View latest post Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:55 pm
by banuvatt
No new posts   appalachian crossbow trigger mechanism 10banuvatt2522View 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.

8banuvatt1749View 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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60banuvatt5323View latest post Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:36 am
by banuvatt
No new posts   Red Oak Board (x)Bow. 15Ivo10017View latest post Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:20 am
by banuvatt
No new posts   All metal Self Loading Crossbow Build Information needed 3Wildtech2063View latest post Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:01 am
by Wildtech
No new posts   lever cocking bow for sale on IMA 0phuphuphnik811View 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

2ArbalistJoe1602View latest post Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:02 pm
by chaz
No new posts   Looking for some help Identifying this crossbow 9Hjoken1828View latest post Sat Aug 25, 2018 11:15 am
by Geezer
No new posts   Italy palio tournament style bullet bow 2septua1485View latest post Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:22 pm
by septua
No new posts   Powermaster Madness 

Restored Powermasters

9rickraedeke2533View latest post Sun May 06, 2018 8:08 pm
by Archer46176
No new posts   Hickory and Ipe 180lb flatbow 18actionbow2415View latest post Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:56 pm
by actionbow
No new posts   Prod questions.... 1Archer461761077View latest post Mon Apr 09, 2018 10:58 pm
by Geezer
No new posts   My project Powermaster  0EugeneSlagle1204View latest post Mon Oct 30, 2017 1:54 pm
by EugeneSlagle
No new posts   Old Powermaster project & question. 2EugeneSlagle1174View 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

2JacobL1540View latest post Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:27 pm
by JacobL
No new posts   Powermaster 

Junk, dangerous?

17rickraedeke4362View latest post Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:58 am
by c sitas
No new posts   Beware of Alchem 4Archer461762904View latest post Mon Aug 21, 2017 3:33 pm
by Archer46176
No new posts   Faking a medieval composite crossbow prod. 4Chapel de Fer2909View latest post Mon Jul 31, 2017 8:13 pm
by JacobL
No new posts   Whamo showed up, prod replacement ideas 3Archer461762561View latest post Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:25 pm
by kenh
No new posts   Crossbow Projectiles 10Archer461761535View 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.oliveira1370View latest post Thu Apr 27, 2017 1:27 pm
by octavioaugusto.oliveira
No new posts   New project"s" 

Dutch target crossbows

1dutchbow1270View latest post Sun Apr 09, 2017 2:38 pm
by kenh
No new posts   First submission 5War Song1215View 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

16jaeger223374View 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

9WINCAR2033View 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 6stm20109081View latest post Fri Nov 25, 2016 2:51 pm
by El Zurdo
No new posts   Folding Stock Bullet-bow Project 1, 242Xamllew5709View latest post Wed Oct 12, 2016 6:23 pm
by Xamllew
No new posts   CNC Improved Chinese Trigger Xbow- Gnome style 1, 229Gnome4908View latest post Tue Sep 20, 2016 1:12 pm
by jaeger22
No new posts   xbow build.. trying to finish..where does the time go 23roonie1923View latest post Wed Sep 14, 2016 3:30 pm
by Onager Lovac
No new posts   An afternoon at the range 5Gnome1854View latest post Sun Sep 04, 2016 10:00 am
by Gnome
No new posts   I am back with new project 10Archer4617610286View 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

17jeep4681View latest post Mon Jul 18, 2016 2:43 pm
by Gnome
No new posts   chinese guy‘s unusual repeating crossbow 

gravity aid feeding bolts

2stm20103517View 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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48jaeger2211586View latest post Tue Jun 21, 2016 2:33 pm
by jaeger22
No new posts   steel loose laminate bow 

build , have question

3c sitas1980View latest post Sat Nov 21, 2015 5:06 pm
by c sitas
No new posts   HERE IT IS! The polished Barnett commando! 2savatreatabvr2030View latest post Sat Jun 20, 2015 6:51 pm
by savatreatabvr
No new posts   Barnett COMMANDO Modification? 

Prod, Limb, Build

16savatreatabvr6601View latest post Fri May 29, 2015 11:41 am
by Geezer
No new posts   80 lb child's crossbow 3actionbow1948View latest post Tue Apr 14, 2015 4:56 pm
by actionbow
No new posts   Fastening 150lbs Tiawanese Prods 1benjaminh1231769View latest post Mon Mar 16, 2015 7:17 pm
by kenh
No new posts   Improved Chinese trigger with built in sight.  

"Free"sight

11jaeger222008View latest post Sat Mar 14, 2015 3:38 pm
by c sitas
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