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Thread: RE: Anuirean Crossbowmen
09-23-1998, 09:00 AM #1Harding Nick MMUkGuest
RE: Anuirean Crossbowmen
>A bit of trivia: How did one hold an older hand crossbow with
>A1 - In the crook of the armpit, firmly keeping the stock
between arm and >body.
>A2 - Resting on the shoulder.
The small early Norman crossbow fits between hand and elbow.
After firing a dozen bolts you cannot move your arm the next day as the
recoil goes straight into your elbow joint. You need a large bicep or
else the more powerful ones can break your arm.
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