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    Post by Baskethilt Mon Aug 22, 2011 3:39 am

    Hi guys. I'm new to this site so not even sure whether I am posting this question in the right place.

    I have read all the information about designing a Xbow and prod. Its all very interesting as an overview but I am not an engineer and I couldn't work out how to use the information to come up with a plan for a prod. I gave it all to an engineer friend and he came to the same conclusion.
    What I want to do is make the Xbow shown in the design plans with a steel prod of about 150lb draw weight so I want the dimensions, in particular the thickness of the steel. That dimension is not shown on the plans you provided.
    Can anyone help or am I supposed to do complex calculations. If so I will need an engineer as that part of it way beyond me.
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    Post by Todd the archer Mon Aug 22, 2011 6:26 pm

    Hi Baskethilt, if you check out the link below for Alchem I think you will find the dimensions you are looking for.



    http://www.alcheminc.com/crossbow.html



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    Post by Baskethilt Mon Aug 22, 2011 7:39 pm

    Thanks for that Todd, its much appreciated. Excellent, now I can get on with my first build.
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