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    Post by jds6 Tue May 08, 2012 7:48 pm

    Greetings all. Finally finished my second build.
    Thanks to all that shared their knowledge and advice, it would not have been done without your help.
    Here are a few pics of the finished project.

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    Post by ferdinand Wed May 09, 2012 1:33 am

    That look really nice! Does it fire nice also? nice work covering the prod, look great.
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    Post by chaz Wed May 09, 2012 3:33 am

    Looks Great ! Very authentic looking ! How did you do all that lashing to hold the prod ? That looks impossible to me to beable to be very tight.

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    Post by jds6 Wed May 09, 2012 6:10 am

    Ferdi, thanks for the kind words. As far as shooting, I have not been able to try it out just yet. I will probably test it out in the next day or so. Wife doesn't like me shoot in the back yard.

    Chaz, thanks also for the kind words. About the prod binding, if you will go to the search area on the forum, type in prod binding, there is a great tutorial on how to bind the prod. It's pretty simple, and works great!

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    Post by chaz Wed May 09, 2012 6:50 am

    Thanks,I''ll look that up/

    In the meantime a big thanks to you for the photos of your build. I find it quite encouraging as I gather thoughts and materials for my first build.

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    Post by jds6 Wed May 09, 2012 7:44 am

    Chaz, there are great guys here on this forum with much knowledge of crossbows. Helped me a lot ! Keep watching and learning. Looking forward to seeing some of your future builds.

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    Post by thornwarbler Wed May 09, 2012 3:15 pm

    A real piece of craftsmanship. You should be rightly proud of that. superb work!!!
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    Post by Gnome Wed May 09, 2012 6:53 pm

    Very nice! I'm interested to hear how it shoots. What weight prod is that?
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    Post by jds6 Thu May 10, 2012 3:59 am

    Thanks Thornwarbler, I am pleased with the out come. But always room for improvements.

    Gnome- I haven't had time test shoot it yet. Wife doesn't like me to shoot in the back yard. Probably in a day or so I'll give her a test.( when wife isn't home). As far as the prod, it is #110.

    Thanks again guys for the kind words.

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    Post by Ivo Thu May 17, 2012 9:07 pm

    And I missed this? scratch I must be sleeping on my feet lately.

    Congrats on another well done, definitely show us some groups you get with that boy.

    And wow, is that the fog in your parts? cyclops Even if it's the camera, I like it...I usualy wake up at 4-5 am to get shots like that. Smile

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