Re: [SCA-Archery] Crossbow Trigger Mechanism
>Just to clarify, the page does say it's from a "17th Century book" not
>Hey there, a few quick notes, one to speak of is that this lock mechanism
>is known to be a 17th century one, which was during the time many more
>complex locks started appearing in Europe as well.
>Beyond that, it's essentially a rolling nut design, just with a few changes
>to give it a 'modern trigger', and make it self-resetting.
that the design is 17th Century. It does look like an interesting locking
mechcanism. I was given a "crossbow kit" that was sold at Pennsic a few
years ago, but the kit I have didn't have the instructions on how to put it
together with it, so I'm thinking I amy try to make something like this one
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