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Message no. 1
From: SHADE <MFN6430@*****.TAMU.EDU>
Subject: smartguns on bows
Date: Thu, 8 Jul 1993 11:23:31 -0500
Tim says;
>As for a smart-linked bow? Good question. Initial response is "Hell no!"
>But after a few minutes pondering, it would be feasible. The cyber would
>have to be different/seperate from a smartgun-link. You could, say, use
>the nifty rangefinder in SSC mounted on a bow (or cyber-eye option) in
>conjuction with the smartbow-link (gads, did I say that?) to achieve
>the goal of a smart bow. This would only, in essence, be a ballistic
>computer that told you how high... wait, wait, idea...
>I don't have SSC handy, but doesn't the aforementioned rangefinder
>work with grenade launchers? This would have to be modified to compensate
>for the lighter projectile and increased affect the wind would have
>on the arrow, but it could be done, I suppose. It would be very
>specific cyber and equipment, not easily modified for other uses and
>easy to detect what the hell it was for, also.

(>I had to bring this up, the physics debate hurt my head...)

Look under the bow acceesory mount in the strees samurai Catalog.
it says that anything that can be mounted on a gun can be mounted on a bow.
This includes, laser sights, and smart gun links. Besides what is to keep
a bow from hjaving a smart gun link it should easily be able to account for
wind and drop for arrows over distance as long as the arrows are the same
type. You people try to complecate things too much.
(Street Ranger)

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