The Arbalist Guild

Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.

Crossbows - Everything about Building, Modding, and Using your Crossbow Gear

Latest topics

» Ball shooting Crossbows worth the bother
by topfmine Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:24 pm

» Chu Ko Nu - repeating chinese crossbow
by Dark Factor Mon Sep 06, 2021 10:36 am

» Skew of tiller
by drawknife Fri Aug 27, 2021 9:18 am

» tiller desgin
by crusader Wed Aug 18, 2021 10:37 am

» Want to build modern target crossbow
by ora8i Fri Aug 13, 2021 1:20 pm

» starting a 1400's replica
by tghsmith Wed Aug 11, 2021 10:25 am

» New Medieval just about finished
by Dark Factor Mon Aug 02, 2021 6:41 am

» How do I tune this
by stuckinthemud1 Sun Jul 25, 2021 3:14 am

» Plans and materials for my first build
by c sitas Sat Jul 03, 2021 7:39 am

» Bolt rest
by stuckinthemud1 Mon Jun 14, 2021 3:24 pm

» Collotiere a Charavines crossbow
by stuckinthemud1 Sun Jun 06, 2021 2:25 pm

» ash lath and pin-lock crossbow
by stuckinthemud1 Wed Jun 02, 2021 7:56 am

» Late medieval tournament distances?
by stuckinthemud1 Thu Apr 15, 2021 8:20 am

» Cutting delrin straight by hand?
by kenh Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:24 pm

» Other forums like this one?
by stuckinthemud1 Tue Mar 30, 2021 9:23 am

» new find in china, terra cotta warrior site
by tghsmith Thu Mar 25, 2021 4:42 am

» Crossbow Books
by Andy. Sun Mar 14, 2021 3:46 pm

» 95lb ancient crossbow shot faster than 960lb medieval
by Fangbows Fri Mar 12, 2021 11:36 pm

» best type of horn to use..
by kenh Tue Mar 09, 2021 3:16 pm

» re-introduction
by tghsmith Sun Mar 07, 2021 3:15 pm

» 4 fletch question
by 8fingers Fri Feb 05, 2021 3:14 am

» fix bolts
by MPDVM Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:40 pm

» Reverse draw compound bow build
by c sitas Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:20 pm

» New Build for 2020
by Gnome Wed Jan 27, 2021 6:19 am

» Spanning bench ideas
by stuckinthemud1 Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:07 pm


2 posters

    Laminate Prod retailer

    Basilisk120
    Basilisk120
    Moderator
    Moderator

    Posts : 548
    Join date : 2010-03-01
    Age : 42
    Location : Arizona

    Laminate Prod retailer Empty Laminate Prod retailer

    Post by Basilisk120 Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:00 pm

    This year at Estrella War (SCA event) in Az I picked up a new (first) crossbow from New World Arbalest. Its a sweet little bow but I also picked up a new prod from Elk Ridge Archery. Its a 93lb @ 12in beautifully laminated prod. The entire combination is a really nice looking (and shooting) setup.

    The only thing I noticed is while they had a large number of prods and several crossbows at there tent they don't list any on their site so you may have to contact them about what prods they have or can make
    Lightly
    Lightly
    Master Crossbowyer
    Master Crossbowyer

    Posts : 199
    Join date : 2010-01-12
    Age : 61
    Location : Austin, Tx

    Laminate Prod retailer Empty Re: Laminate Prod retailer

    Post by Lightly Tue Mar 02, 2010 6:51 pm

    Laminate Prod retailer Empty Re: Composites - Prepregs, Pre-imregnated, Cloths/Tapes, Roving...


    Laminate Prod retailer I_icon_minipost Lightly Yesterday at 5:21 pmhttp://www.elkridgearchery.com/

    Joe here has amazing laminated prods for crossbows. I see him when I go to the SCA events.
    I can't find his prods on this website, but, I am sure that Joe could fill you in on the deets.
    He does different woods on the outside that are very beautiful.

    When
    I was in AZ at Estrella a couple weeks ago, one nice young man bought a
    Finnish bow from me, then, went down to Joe's shop, bought a lovely
    prod, and came back and bribed me to tie that prod on! It took 2
    bottles of hard cider, and a lovely cup from the potter down the way...
    I'm not easy!

    So, I cut off the prod that I had so carefully
    tied not that long ago, and had to rig Joe's prod in there. His prod is
    not just skinnier, but longer, and made to have a slight degree of
    angle. I had to go to Joe's shop, (oh my gosh, walk two "blocks"!)
    measure that angle, and come back. I then had to make a little block of
    leather to secure the prod in the socket, and also, a tiny "ramp" in
    the socket, under the prod, to give it that correct 1/8th inch angle.
    I have some photos I can put up soon, haven't 'unpacked' the camera yet!
    Anyway,
    Joe's prods are just lovely, and I just received an email from that
    nice young man, telling me it shoots very nicely, thank you!

    Laminate Prod retailer 34-92
    LightlyFresh Blood
    Lightly
    Lightly
    Master Crossbowyer
    Master Crossbowyer

    Posts : 199
    Join date : 2010-01-12
    Age : 61
    Location : Austin, Tx

    Laminate Prod retailer Empty Re: Laminate Prod retailer

    Post by Lightly Tue Mar 02, 2010 6:53 pm

    Basilisk120! YOU are the nice young man who bought the bow from me, that I tied the new prod onto!

    Lol! Well, good to 'see' you!

    Best!

    Lightly.
    Basilisk120
    Basilisk120
    Moderator
    Moderator

    Posts : 548
    Join date : 2010-03-01
    Age : 42
    Location : Arizona

    Laminate Prod retailer Empty Re: Laminate Prod retailer

    Post by Basilisk120 Tue Mar 02, 2010 9:21 pm

    Fancy running into you here, Lightly. And I was going to let you know about this cool new site I found but you apparently beat me too it. Laminate Prod retailer Icon_biggrin
    So once again thanks for the great customer service and putting the new prod in my new crossbow. It really is a good combination.

    Sponsored content

    Laminate Prod retailer Empty Re: Laminate Prod retailer

    Post by Sponsored content


      Current date/time is Mon Sep 20, 2021 1:45 pm