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How to Fix the Bow to the Stock
Fig. 61 - The Stirrup and the Bow-Irons, Ready to Take
the Bow and be Fitted with the Bow to the Opening in the Fore-End of the
Stock. Scale 1/4 in. = 1 in.
Fig. 62. - The Two Guards A and B, and the Wedges
C, D, Used for Drawing Up the Bow-Irons which Fix the Bow to the Stock.
These are of Wrought Iron. Half full size.
Fig. 63. - Front and Side View of the Stirrup G, Bow
F, Bow-Irons H, H, Guards A, B, and Wedges C, D, Fixed in Their Places
in the Stock of the Crossbow. Scale 1/4 in.=1 in.
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