I havent been here for quite sometime now and figured I would swing bg and check in. I hope all is well with everyone here and I will add a bit about me for those of you who ha e forgotten or dont know me.
I am 36, married, stay at home dad of one 8 month old daughter and my wife is an RN about to become the head of a Hospice office. I was a butcher from the time I was 17 until after my first divorce in 2002. I owned and operated my own small slaughterhojse and retail meag shop and raised many of the hogs, beef, chickens, goats, sheep, ducks and turkeys myself. At one time I had 800 laying hens to provide eggs to many CO-OP customers.
I joined the US Army after the 1st divorce and ended up jumping into Bashur Iraq from a C-17 airplane, serving 2 tours in Iraq and 2 tours in Afghanistan in the Korengal Valley. I came home and went into industrial maintenance and then into Millwright work rebuilding power plant generators(turbines) and wind turbines. I stopped working shortly before my current(3rd) wife ga e birth to our daughter and I am now a Mr. Mom.
Love to hunt, fish, camp, cook, build my own recurves, longbows, knives, arrows from scratch, train people in firearms use, reload my own ammo and do some gunsmithing. My current and only(so far) crossbow is a Horton Summit HD 150. I am VERY interested in making a reproduction WORKING OSS Big Joe so if anyone has plans for it I would greatly appreciate it. I know it is not a traditional crossbow but I want to make one.