New crossbow type device

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New crossbow type device

Post by jlwilliams » Thu Dec 16, 2010 3:52 pm

I saw this on another forum.



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Here is a link if the embed doesn't work http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nplJ5C7WInE


It's called a 'woodland survival flipper' It's an arrow launcher reminiscent of the old WWII OSS mini crossbows.

I thought it looked neat, though a bit underdeveloped.

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Re: New crossbow type device

Post by Maser » Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:24 pm

I didn't watch all 8+ minutes of the video, but what sold me was how it looks when collapsed. That would be a SWEET item to have in your camping gear! Not just for hunting, fishing, or survival, but for simple and quiet shooting fun with family on the camp grounds.
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Re: New crossbow type device

Post by Hush » Thu Dec 16, 2010 11:31 pm

Cool gadget. The only trouble that I see is with the elastic bands, they usually dry out and break when you don't have any spares, I'd replace them with a steel coiled spring or the elastic tubing on a spear gun.
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