holy SHIT it FUCKIJG WORKS
this thing WHIPS ASS
it whips so hard y'alle, this isn't even a real bolt it's just a piece of fiberglass rod left over from making the bow
update: it is Too Powerful to be Contained, and vibrated itself apart. easy fix, but I need a better way to attach it to the body.
also my foot slipped off the stirrup while drawing it one time and it punched me in the chest jcjanrjsksjjsbfjsj
all in all, a great success for the first time putting it together! tomorrow I'll hopefully find a better way of putting it all together
@jacethechicken did you make a fucking ballista in your back yard!?
@PsyChuan it's a crossbow; I can pick it up! I just had it on a sawhorse so I could film it
@jacethechicken that's baller
@Satsuma yeah doesn't feel *great,* but a distinct learning experience
@jacethechicken when can we scale it up so we can lay siege to the saxons?
@jacethechicken Oh you were using a sawhorse to balance it. I thought you built a fucking ballista at first.
@jacethechicken YOU BUILT A BALLISTA??! that's my favourite quarantine project I've seen anywhere thus far
@anarchiv Backyard Crossbow Mfers
@jacethechicken excuse me but did you build a ballista
@Ethancdavenport technically just a crossbow -- it's just sitting on a sawhorse so I can film the shot -- but essentially, yeah lmfao
@jacethechicken this is the most beautiful video ive ever seen
@jacethechicken Jacie.... did you make a fucking ballista????
@CornishRepublicanArmy technically just a crossbow, it's not attached to the sawhorse I was just resting it there so I could film it. but basically, yeah!
@jacethechicken " just a crossbow" sure is a phrase
@CornishRepublicanArmy not an unsubstantial crossbow either! it's chonky
@jacethechicken i'm in looooove w a crossbowwww
@roadkillcobra me too!!! that's why I built one
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