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Unread postAuthor: King_TaTer » Thu Dec 07, 2006 4:01 pm

after studying your picture for 5 minutes i didnt get it. it would have helped if you labeled it lol :D
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Unread postAuthor: PVC Arsenal 17 » Thu Dec 07, 2006 4:19 pm

Looks like there's a notch cut out and then the trigger lever raises a bar that pushes the string up out of the notch.
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Unread postAuthor: zeldazork » Thu Dec 07, 2006 5:19 pm

I found this article from an old mechanics Illustrated from a google search.
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Unread postAuthor: zeldazork » Thu Dec 07, 2006 5:32 pm

Maybe these will be clearer.
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Unread postAuthor: judgment_arms » Thu Dec 07, 2006 6:14 pm

I think it should be easy to understand.
The gray is the bolt, the red the trigger assembly, blue is pivot points, the yellow the string, and the brown the crossbow.
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Unread postAuthor: pyromanic13 » Thu Dec 07, 2006 6:32 pm

just use a rubber band gun type mechanisim (sp?)
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Unread postAuthor: Pyro Ninja » Fri Dec 08, 2006 12:21 am

For some weird reason most of your pics never work for me (killa) :?
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