Vintage DIY Crossbow Tutorial from 1951

created at: 12/15/2014

Looking for a new challenge in your woodworking? Have fun deciphering these vintage instructions for a DIY repeating crossbow from Popular Mechanics.   created at: 12/15/2014Originally published in August, 1951, the entire article has been preserved thanks to the work of the team at The article boasts that “this repeating crossbow has all the handling characteristics of a fine repeating rifle of the slide-action type. In the hands of an experienced crossbowman it will deliver five shots in five seconds with near-rifle accuracy over ranges up to 40 yards.”created at: 12/15/2014

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