Monday, August 15, 2011

Home made crossbow: Finished!



Finished the weapon today, works very well!

42 comments:

  1. It looks cool to me. Its a master piece when you make it :) I am sure that it works nice too

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  2. Nicht Schlecht! Thats what I call being creative! Richtig Geil! ;)

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  4. That would be have to be fun to hunt with. If anything, just because its your own retrofit.

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  5. i like the paint u put on the wood

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  6. are you doing youtube and blogging full time?

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  7. Looks way more better than before, great finish!

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  8. You have to get a zombie head when testing the crossbow!

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  9. Looks Asymmetrical at first, was this a problem at first?

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  10. holy hanna! that thing looks deadly.... i want to see it in action first hand!

    *flies to germany*

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  11. Saw the video on YouTube today... Love It! Great power behind it!
    I want one. :-)

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  12. i love this project



    xLionx

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  13. nice weapon, and shoots very accurately, bull's eye))) the only minus - recharge time (

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  14. How much draw power does this thing have, and how does it compare to the cheap crossbows sold online?

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  15. Yellow :)
    I see a pro whisker biscuit . I laugh out loud when saw in your old YT film your rest made out of toilet brushes :) Even my Wife said it’s very ingenious and gave me a bottle brush to play with ;)
    Came your really nice. Looks like medieval style Batman's toy :)
    Cheers
    Rafal

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  16. @Bram: The bow has 60 lbs max draw (it is adjustable), and a 75% let off (the nut only has to hold 15 lbs). The crossbows you can buy online are much shorter (= the draw length is much shorter) and will need a way higher draw to achieve the same arrow speed (308 fps IBO speed at 29" draw).

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  17. How long did it take you to do that?

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  18. Now you need to add your bargain scope to it. It will improve the accuracy on this already accurate weapon.

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  19. Great work once again, I've been following your builds since you posted the Gatling slingshot on spudfiles, and I always wonder, what will he think of next!

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  20. This is just AWESOME!I wish I had thought to do this with my old bow instead of selling it...

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  21. Hi from crossbow nation forum. Thanks for posting there as well, I love to see what you are experimenting eith.

    fireguy

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  22. Neat. I bet it would be even more accurate with a stock.

    Can't wait for the cannon!

    John

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  23. Nice project. Have you made a "stonebow"--sort of a slingshot powered by crossbow?

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  24. Looks incredible. An interesting history note would have to be the fact that during the middle ages the crossbow not the gun was the main reason why Knights wore progressively heavy armor.

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  25. Can't wait to see the Cannon in action!!

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  26. looks awesome and works a treat ! :-)

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  27. That must be fun to shoot this crossbow :D

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  28. allways watch out for your kittens or they will look like this:
    http://www.kittenspet.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/cats-in-trouble-.jpg

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  29. yeah! I saw you shooting it on youtube! it works like a charm!

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