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    Just finished my windlass crossbow!

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    Post by Arcuballista Sat Nov 16, 2019 5:32 pm

    Finally finished my windlass crossbow based on the drawings in the Sir Ralph William Frankland-Payne-Gallwey Book of the crossbow, a lot of work but finally I’m done hope you all like it!

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    Post by banuvatt Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:21 pm

    It's beautiful, it certainly looks like it took a lot of work. I love how historically accurate it looks.
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    Post by Gnome Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:09 am

    Very impressive! Let us know how it shoots.
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    Post by stuckinthemud1 Sun Nov 17, 2019 2:10 pm

    That looks fantastic
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    Post by kenh Sun Nov 17, 2019 3:53 pm

    ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL!!  Congratulations on a job Well Done!!  

    Now go out there and SHOOT that thing!! cheers
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    Post by Arcuballista Mon Nov 25, 2019 2:26 pm

    Thank you all for your kind words! :-) I do make the bolts but not the bolt heads, making the curved wood fletching was a pain in the ass but I like a challenge and I like to keep it autenthic

    I have have only tried it a few shots and it penetrated a piece of pine about 2cm with the square tip but I have no way to testing the draw weight at the moment but I would guess it is between 400 lbs


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