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    New memeber from Michigan

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    Post by artificer161 Sat Jun 05, 2010 9:41 am

    Hi everyone you can all call me Art. I am a bit of a tinkerer and have always had a fascination for crossbows. I have wanted to build a few from myself for sometime and was very surprised to find this forum.

    My main interest at the moment is Stonebows. I have seen very little in the way of posts about them here. Just hope some of you share my interest in this odd crossbow variant. New memeber from Michigan Icon_biggrin
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    Post by Geezer Sat Jun 05, 2010 4:46 pm

    Hey there artificer: Just a warning. It's possible to make a stonebow shoot backward... right into your eye. So how do you suppose I know that?
    If you want to build stonebows, I recommend you concentrate on the 'bullet-bow' variety that contain the ball within a tube, or beneath a slur-plate. A word to the wise. DRW
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    Post by artificer161 Sun Jun 06, 2010 12:46 pm

    Geezer wrote:Hey there artificer: Just a warning. It's possible to make a stonebow shoot backward... right into your eye. So how do you suppose I know that?
    If you want to build stonebows, I recommend you concentrate on the 'bullet-bow' variety that contain the ball within a tube, or beneath a slur-plate. A word to the wise. DRW
    Yes I have read about that type of accident before. But with proper safety gear and testing many an accident can be avoided. Thanks for the warning

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