Author Topic: Best materials for making the best crossbow?  (Read 2245 times)

I made a crossbow with some crappy materials the other day (i.e. carbon, cherry, etc.) and the outcome a piece of **** that could not shoot further than 2 inches. So... are all crafted crossbows this bad or is it just me?

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The carbon ingots are equivalent to lead, which does not make a very good crossbow.  You're not supposed to be able to use carbon as metal actually, so I've converted it to powder.

One from the store is better :D

Metals and stuff?

I suppose I should log on and check it out.

I think cork wood with two gold metals and 1 steel would make an OK one.

I think cork wood with two gold metals and 1 steel would make an OK one.

Cork? wtf

cork is mixed wood compressed into cylenders for wine bottlels.

cork is mixed wood compressed into cylenders for wine bottlels.

I know what cork is.

yeah, it would rest your hand when you fire your-

*gets burnt to the stake*
« Last Edit: April 08, 2006, 07:08:52 PM by Badspot »

Cork would be horrible to make a bow out of.

Best materials? Well, I don't know what the best woods are, but plutonium is the best metal; heavy, radioactive, and rare. Lol. I've almost got enough Aucutinite or whatever that stuff is to make plutonium, so I'm going to try to make a magic crossbow if I can then sell it off to my brother. I'm perfectly content with a quality crossbow, so I don't need a magic one.

my guss would be yew and steel.


No one knows which wood is the best, they are all guessing.

Teak is the best. Badspot why is that the police law guide is made out of teak?