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    Chinese style crossbow trigger 3d modeled with templates.

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    Chinese style crossbow trigger 3d modeled with templates.  Empty Chinese style crossbow trigger 3d modeled with templates.

    Post by Bs1110101 Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:14 am

    This was originally an attempt to adapt my previous design to use the Chinese style trigger, though i realized that every part was 1/4" thick, then just how little metal was required for a crossbow where every load-bearing component is metal aside from the stock, which simply acts to connect the sideplates to the prod. Every component of this that's under any significant stress is 1/4" plate or 1/4" bolts, and all of these components can be sawn and drilled from a 6" by 7" square steel plate. To my knowledge, the poundage this thing can take should be enormous, especially for the cost. 
    Chinese style crossbow trigger 3d modeled with templates.  LUEPeMq
    The trigger is a standard pin and lever type, but a pistol grip and a different trigger should be easy enough. I've decided to use a lever for this, as when i build it, i plan to use it to test prods on, as i expect it will be easily strong enough to handle most of them. 

    Here's a link to the Tinkercad page.

    And here's the SVG file of all the metal parts.

    Aside from those and the stock,  a spring to make the trigger engage is recommended. The lever is 1/2" by 1/2" and the pin connecting it to the trigger is 1/2" round, both can probobly be made of wood. All holes are 1/4".

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