Re: Got a Real World Weapons or Armour Question? Mk X
Metal wire is bad idea, as it's obviously again - heavy, stiff, and under rapid and repeating stresses, metal fatigues way faster than linen, silk, hemp or any other appropriate non synthetic material.
And effects of metal wire string failing can be pretty nasty indeed.
And if it's shaped/massive enough to hold inact, it will quite obviously bite into bow arms instead.
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