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Welcome in the category Crossbows shop, in which we have prepared a wide range of modern and historical crossbows for you. There are not only crossbows, but also other accessories suitable for shooting from a crossbow, such as arrows (crossbow bolts), quivers, crossbow strings, string waxes, targets or spare crossbows pods. We are sure that all fans of crossbows and archery will find something new or interesting in this category.
A crossbow is a weapon consisting of a bow mounted on a stock that shoots projectiles, often called bolts or quarrels. Crossbows were often used in the Middle Ages. Now crossbows are used as sporting weapons. To use crossbows for hunting is no allowed in some countries (i.e. in the Czech Republic).
The first historical records about the crossbow come from China from the year 200 BC. However, the crossbow is probably even older and comes from Southeast Asia.
Crossbows were not effective weapons in history. Loading the crossbow took quite a long time. It was its negative trait. Crossbows proved themselves during sieges of castles. The ballista was an ancient missile weapon which launched a large projectile at a distant target. It was created around 400 BC. The ballista was in fact an upgraded crossbow.
If you want to shoot a crossbow, you will find in our crossbow shop everything you need: composite crossbows, recurve crossbows, pistol crossbows, crossbow replicas, strings, arrows and other crossbow accessories.
Our further specialities are blowguns, slingshots or compasses. If you are also interested in bows, please take a look at the category “Bows and arrows”. You can find important parts of archery equipment there.
Dear customers from Switzerland, we are very sorry that we cannot deliver swords, daggers, sabres, maces, combat axes, flails etc. to your country. We meet with bureaucratic obstacles at all products that either are or just look as a weapon again and again. We receive all consignments to Switzerland automatically back with an explanation "subject to the import permit." Our logistics partners told us the following: "both goods that are sold only to persons over 18 years and goods that merely look as weapons are subject to import permit. (For example: toy guns are sellable without restrictions in Switzerland, BUT are subject to import permit issued by the Swiss authorities!)". We have found only the following solutions so far: (1) The customer secures collection at our address in the Czech Republic himself (his logistic partner can handle this procedure better), (2) the customer gives us a delivery address in the EU. The disadvantage is that we have to charge the VAT tax in both cases.