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    Post by Ouroboros Sun May 22, 2011 11:49 pm

    Hello, everybody!

    I am a long time fan of archery, though have had far less range time than I would like over the years. I have built several bows and crossbows for a local LARP that has specific construction requirements owing to the type of ammunition they use. I am moving (and dragging my LARP buddies along for the ride) from 100% PVC frame construction to the much sturdier and better looking traditional wood stocks with fiber prods.

    In my browsing of the site so far, I can see there is a wealth of info and experience on hand that I am sure to be tapping into from time to time if/when I build myself into a corner. I have a prototype in progress and plenty of changes in mind for a first revision already, and I'm sure I'll be posting some pics for ridicule comments and suggestions at some point, along with a more in-depth description of the ammo-of-choice for this group as well.

    Anyway, psyched to be here! Very Happy
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    Post by Basilisk120 Mon May 23, 2011 3:05 pm

    Hey and welcome to the forum.

    Looking forward to see what you have made so far. It is always interesting to see what people make to meet the requirements of there group. Definatly keeps things interesting.



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    Post by juancheco Tue May 24, 2011 9:48 am

    Welcome to the forum!!!!!!!
    I will like to see any pictures of the works you´ve done.....for the LARP group....specialy the PVC frames constructions....
    See you around here!!!
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    Post by jake-owa Wed May 25, 2011 1:40 am

    Welcome aboard! This place is your best friend when it comes to crossbows. Can't wait to see what you come up with.

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