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蹶張心法 (Jue Zhang Xin Fa) is an ancient Crossbow manual, that documented the construction details and blueprint on making a medieval Chinese Crossbow, 400 years old during the Ming Dynasty.


Due to the tremendous wealth of content in this manual, this is the 1st time the page size is set to A4, as compared to the other manuals which are A5 size.


Furthermore, with a bigger page size, you'll be able to see the many diagrams in this book more clearly.


Contents (168 pages A4 size):

  • The Crossbow Sayings

  • Complete Diagram of Foot-Drawn Crossbow

  • Old Bronze Mechanism

  • Improved New Crossbow Mechanism

  • Wood Choice For Construction Of Crossbow's Body

  • Construction Of Crossbow's Prod With Bamboo

  • Hawk Prod Sayings

  • Construction Of The Bowstring

  • Construction Of The Knee-Loop, Leg-Rope, Waist-Rope

  • Construction of Arrow Shaving Knife & Sheath

  • Shaving Crossbow Arrows

  • Construction Of Quiver

  • Construction Of Metal Arrowhead

  • Construction Of Poison Bottle

  • Drawing Crossbow With Foot & Knee

  • Loading Arrows

  • Crossbow Shooting & Engaging Enemy

  • Waist-Drawn Crossbow And Mechanism Details

  • Waist-Drawn Crossbow Quiver

  • Hidden Crossbow (for ambushing)

  • Arrow Poison Preparation Method

Features to help you learn & understand:

- Hanyu Pinyin pronounciation for all Chinese text

- Chinese text side-by-side with the English translation.


This E-Book is available to you for download at USD 27.80, and formatted to A4-size for easy printing.


Your support will further the research of ancient Chinese battlefield arts, and encourage efforts in the redrawing, enhancement and translation of other ancient manuals.


Thank you,

Jack Chen

Footdrawn Crossbow English Translation

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