[Ansteorra-archery] Anyone have any pics/docs for this question?

Crandall crandalltwo-scalists at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 6 06:38:54 PST 2006

If there is anyone near Shadowlands, they can check the crossbow in the Memorial Museum. 

David Ruff <davidsbox01 at yahoo.com> wrote:
    Greetings all. 
  Does anyone know if 3 piece triggers were used in period on the heavy crossbows?
  The problem i am running into is on bows above 450lbs it is a bear to pull a standard trigger to release the nut. On the target bows i make for national shoots there is a 3 to 5 piece trigger i copy where the trigger is not in contact with the release - rather the trigger is pulled and a piece slaps the release thus letting the string go. This makes for a very crisp and easy pull. 
  I am in need of doc's/pics of any pics that might have used none traditional triggers - the germans and swiss were masters of this stuff but im coming up short. 
  Any knowledge on this?
  PS, good luck t! o those that are shooting in the huntsman this coming weekend, looks to be a fun shoot. :)

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