The Maximillian

The Maximillian


This Spanish-style crossbow is based on a hunting crossbow in the collection of Emporer Maximilian I, built in the early 16th century.  The distinctive red stain makes this crossbow a unique specimen.



Tiller: Stained oak with plastic inlays

Prod: 70lb (Aluminium), 100-130lbs (Steel), 150lbs (Fiberglass)

Nut: Delrin

Trigger and lock parts: Steel

String: Dacron

Bindings: Steel

Bolt clip: PVC



Brace height: 3in/76mm

Power stroke: 8.5in/215mm

Tiller length: 29in/743mm

Prod length (nock to nock):  approx 27in/690mm