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    Post by tvig Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:49 am

    Length - 610mm, Length of arc - 560mm, weight - 3760g.
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    Post by Rizzar Tue Dec 04, 2012 12:12 pm

    Very nice crossbow, but very little information, too.
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    Post by kenh Tue Dec 04, 2012 1:26 pm

    Obviously you didn't make it. What museum is it in? More details....
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    Post by Todd the archer Tue Dec 04, 2012 3:30 pm

    Some of my observations, that is a multi axle trigger. The big tickler lever is not the trigger it is just a gaurd. The real trigger is the little fold-up thing underneath.



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    Post by Ivo Tue Dec 04, 2012 7:29 pm

    If I'm not mistaken, this is the work of Гандурас from our Big Brother Forum - http://forum.arbalet.info/ Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

    If so, it is my great pleasure to welcome you, and a big thanks for sharing your work with us. Think you have rivaled Tod's Stuff. ( http://www.todsstuff.co.uk/crossbows/crossbows.htm )

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    Если я не ошибаюсь, это работа Гандурас'a от нашего Большого Брата, форумa - http://forum.arbalet.info/

    Если это так, то я с большим удовольствием приветствую Bас, и большое спасибо за то что поделились с нами Bашей работой.. Думаю, если не лучше, то уж точно на высоте с Tod's Stuff . ( http://www.todsstuff.co.uk/crossbows/crossbows.htm )


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    Post by tvig Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:55 am

    Hello, thanks of Ivo! It is really my work. Here my topic http://forum.arbalet.info/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=8251. I did this crossbow more than two years. This crossbow inlayed with polystyrene, it not bone.Embarassed.Now I do the cranequin and I begin the next crossbow.Smile


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    Post by kenh Thu Dec 06, 2012 6:36 am

    My apologies for doubting your abilities Tvig. Very nice work indeed.
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    Post by tvig Thu Dec 06, 2012 1:11 pm

    kenh, everything is ok! Thanks.
    P.S.Excuse, my English very bad, and I use an online translator. Crying or Very sad
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    Post by ferdinand Sat Dec 08, 2012 7:51 am

    Damn, that is so nice!
    U are a real artist!
    I am building a crossbow from around the same period verry similar to your bow.
    But the detail is stunning in your build, mine doesnt even come close.....
    Anyway, thanks for sharing it, it is inspiring.
    Polystireen u say? Good alternative, i am currently shopping up domino peaces to use as imitation ivory but it is very hard to engrave and cut.
    Thanks again!
    Sorry, my english isnt that great eather.
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    Post by jeep Sat Dec 08, 2012 10:44 am

    Beautiful work Tvig... You are right in the old masters track!!! Brilliant representation of the excellency of the Russian crossbows gang!!!! Have you shoot with it? Any poundage, speed data available ? You got museum references?
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    Post by jeep Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:06 am

    We have a tradition here ( France) when we do almost perfect replica, we engrave the actual date and the reproducer name.It for the future....
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    Post by Taxus Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:53 am

    A stunning replica, some great craftmanship there.
    I like your idea of using polystyrene, you'd need the patience of a saint to
    carve all that detail into bone.
    What timber did you make the tiller out of?

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