Twinbow II crossbow

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

The Twinbow II is an interesting, and beautifully designed, crossbow made by Swiss Crossbow.

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It can be cocked in three seconds and fire a bolt at a speed of 370 feet/sec [ I know nothing about crossbows so I am not sure how revolutionary a 3 second cocking action is].

This video demostrates how it works the action works.

Brenzovich are importing the Twinbow but I am not sure who is actually selling it in the US. Arrow In Apple are selling it in Europe for 1449 Euros.

UPDATE: James has written an interesting post on how this crossbow compares to regular crossbows. It is worth reading.

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

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  • Darragh Darragh on Nov 18, 2011


    I'm an engineer and in my spare time I have been thinking up an idea for a new crossbow design. I quickly checked out the different designs out there and found nothing similar to my idea. I started doing the math and design, only to find out just now that someone has already made an almost perfect replica of my idea. Admittedly I didn't think of the cocking lever (very cool).

    Just goes to show that if you have an idea you better move quickly or someone will get there first!

    I just have to think of something better

    • Owen Owen on Jun 09, 2012

      @Darragh Hey, Dunno if you can see this but I'd be interested in purchasing a crossbow made by you in this style, I cant find a twinbow anywhere so you're pretty much my last option :3

  • Tim Tim on Aug 25, 2012

    Holy shit I want this so bad. Looks midevil