Cocking Methods for Crossbows?

Answer Crossbows have been used for hunting and warfare since the Middle Ages. Similar to an archery bow in some ways, a crossbow uses a drawn string to propel a short, sharp dart, or bolt, toward a targe... Read More »

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How to Draw Crossbows?

The crossbow was a popular weapon for soldiers in the Middle Ages. Because of it required little technical expertise, the crossbow emerged as a favorite weapon for the peasant population and the ar... Read More »

Are crossbows legal in the uk?

Crossbows are legal in the United Kingdom. However, there are age restrictions on who can buy a crossbow and the specifications of the crossbow. The United Kingdom does not consider crossbows to be... Read More »

When did crank crossbows come about?

The crank crossbow is an ancient Chinese invention dating to somewhere between 300 and 500 B.C. Suz Tzu mentions the device in "The Art of War." The device found its way to medieval Europe through ... Read More »

In which states are crossbows legal?

Crossbows are legal in most states. However, most states have specific laws specifying who can use crossbows, and many states prohibit crossbows at certain times of the year. The only state where t... Read More »