Thanks to anyone gave info and i read a lot here -
this was supposed to be 100% home made crossbow but snapped my bamboo and timber prod , made PVC one didn't like the look so Bought a £20 taiwanese one from ebay - here some details if anyone want more info Just ask
Stock - Glued up ELM
plates around prod and stock end - Stainless steel 1.2mm
Prod - 160lbs Taiwanese from ebay
String - Homemade Dacron B50 28 strands , long bow serving material and Doubled Served in centre with strong Linen thread covered in bees wax
Trigger- took Pic of Chinese one - used photoshop slightly enlarge - cut out and made in timber for trial then Aluminium 4mm side plates and 9-10mm for trigger and other parts (roll nut part made from 3 pieces of 4mm glued and screwed together (used tap and die set make thread) - then oak spacer plates and springs found in a draw ..
(did have trouble this trigger not holding string weight but slight file a better angle on parts now rock solid)
Safety made from bolt with part ground away, home made aluminium thumb push screw and glued on , brass cover washer
Side cover plates- unknown timber 8-9mm thick held on with M4 brass machine screws into Glued in threaded inserts
foot stripup - strip Aluminium i had
ash timber to cover roller nut
Bolt/arrow holder - bit old bandsaw blade
Bolts made from leftover timber IPE , OAK , Maple - ones 9.5mm home made dowel - turkey feathers and arrow points ..
Finished sanding to 240grit then sanding sealer then several coats Danish oil - then beeswax on arrow bed and edges where string will touch
Think thats all for now ask if any questions ..
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