Introduction: CROSSBOW

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I made this crossbow from junk in the garage


Newberry111 (author)2016-08-19

when its done! this is a amazing design good job. i saw your crossbow and its a best crossbow

mas99 (author)2016-04-08

I like the crossbow that you made

amech3 (author)2016-01-13

I will upload all of the technical drawings and spec's as soon as i have the time.

this is called, why no instructable?!?!?!?!???

I haven't had time to finish the instructables because of shcool and work.

Luziviech (author)amech32016-01-11

no prob, dude. But maybe you add some annotations about what you did, how you concepted things instead of giving "us"/the community/those who come to watch a simple photo-slide-show.

Even a sketch on how you plan to build this, would help and open upen up for discussion and development: Tell us about the parts you're going to use and its function.

Don't take it the hard, but people here (most of them are tinkers themselves) are really pissed about publishers who just post stuff for gaining fame: This is a website for sharing knowledge and as long as you provide the knowledge, everything's fine.

elkaddalek (author)2015-03-19

Looks like something form Van-Helsing. :D

LokiG (author)2014-01-26

Would love to know how this was made it looks amazing

Rhetorical_Save (author)2013-01-11

very cool AND you only made it out of junk in your garage

amech3 (author)Rhetorical_Save2013-01-13

i just redesigned the crossbow its almost done. i'm having a friend of mine machine the parts that i cant make myself. when its done i will take pictures and make a video then i will put it on eBay for sale.

dragon spy123 (author)2012-12-23

wow this is a amazing design good job with the spring theory
and very resourceful goodjob amech3

ehudwill (author)2012-11-06

I like this one. Great way to salvage stuff.

amech3 (author)2012-05-02

The crossbow will be done on july 10th, i will not be making an instructable but it will be for sale on ebay but i wiil let all of my followers on the instructables know when i put it on ebay.

deqwer (author)2011-11-20

i saw your crossbow and remind me of van helsing's revolver crossbow and i got a few question to ask you:

how does the bolt magazine turn after a shot ?

is the bow reload by the motor at the back side ?

what is the range of this crossbow?

or_ford98 (author)deqwer2012-01-12

what about the pistol crossbow in robin hood and the men in tights? lol

amech3 (author)deqwer2011-11-21

The motor retracts the bow string and the bow spring triggers a lever which is connected to a linkage which in turn rotates a spur gear that I have used as a ratchet

gryphn311 (author)2012-01-01

Is it battery powered?

amech3 (author)gryphn3112012-01-01

Yes it is

Ahakimi2012 (author)2011-10-07

Keep us posted this looks awesome.

nbellew (author)2011-08-27

I would buy a working one. Email me.

mettaurlover (author)2011-01-24

You gonna post this? Looks like it'd be a pretty fun build.

amech3 (author)mettaurlover2011-01-24

Right now im rebuilding it, i want it to look way better then it does now my buddy is CNC maching the leaf springs as i speak ! but i can make an instructable.

KyleofAsgard (author)2010-12-06

I am impressed, any way I can see it in action? Video?

amech3 (author)KyleofAsgard2010-12-07

i have it taken apart right now because im working on it but i will post more picturse and a video

Neovenetar (author)2010-12-03

Wow, a crossbow revolver. Very original and it looks cool. Does it ever jam or anything?

amech3 (author)Neovenetar2010-12-07

im still working out a few bugs, there are a lot of moving parts i'll post more pictures when im done working on it

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