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    New guy from New Mexico

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    Post by MatadorMac Sat Feb 20, 2010 3:40 am

    Good day. Although interested for years in crossbows from the historical and practical points of view I have not done anything other than read about them. Now I have reason to create a period accurate crossbow (ca 1540 Spanish new world) for ballistic testing purposes, not to mention for the fun of it.

    I hope to learn much from this forum.

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    Alcalde, New Mexico
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    Post by Ivo Sun Feb 21, 2010 3:59 am

    Hello MatadorMac,

    Always glad to see new people join my forum and it is always a plaeasure to welcome them to join the conversations we are having here.

    Welcome to The Arbalist Guild MatadorMac! Welcome

    PS: There are definitely a few people here that share your interest in the Spanish crossbow.Wink Good Luck!
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    Post by MatadorMac Sun Feb 21, 2010 4:16 am

    Thank you for the welcome. I have spent time trolling through the postings and am absolutely amazed at the knowledge not to mention the skills and work.

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    Post by kiltedcelt Thu Feb 25, 2010 10:46 pm

    Welcome to the forum MatadorMac. I look forward to seeing your efforts. The Spanish bows were very elegant pieces, almost delicate when compared to some of the brutish stocky things made in central Europe.

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