PVC Bow

Intro: PVC Bow

This is a horse bow i made using a 4' length of 3/4 inch schedule 40 PVC. I bended the PVC by heating it over a stove. I strung it with 1/8" nylon cord. The fletching on the arrow is made with duct tape. Currently, it can shoot an arrow about 50 yards.

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    Dino Lover 1102

    2 years ago

    you could improve your longbow by shaping it like this one

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    ilpugilpug

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    I assume the outer lengths are 14 inches, and the inner lengths are 10 inches?

    How far does it shoot?

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    Up to you, but the backing will probably help a lot more than the bends.

    Also, I recommend wrapping the whole thing in one layer of tape, PVC can shatter under torsion.

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    Good idea, i'll cover it in duct tape but I still don't think I am going to do the Sinew-backing even though I know it would help a lot.