Greetings from Gojko Mitic!
Bow, made popular in the USSR largely thanks to films about Ivan Tsarevich, Robin Hood and Indians led by heroes Gojko Mitic, a throwing weapon with arrows.Its principle of operation is, first, the string is pulled in a strong bent in arc and accumulating potential energy.And secondly, in the transformation of the latter in extension string into another energy - kinetic, which sends an arrow at a target.
Also onion, mechanically, more modern and thus superior to the degree of danger, is the crossbow.His ancestor crossbow (his other name -
crossbow, ballista, strelomet) excels in technical equipment, as well as the accuracy and impact force of the boom.A bow inferior except in recharge speed arrows.
To answer the question, "Can I buy a bow and crossbow for private use?" - You need to start to determine the purpose for which you are going to buy it.It can only be a professional sport or hunting.It is also necessary to clarify the technical characteristics of a future purchase.
27 and 43
models with shoulder tension and force the arc to 20 kgf (kilogram-force), is designed for fun lovers, the competition will not go with it.But universal sporting and hunting bows, versatile sport-hunting and Match racing crossbows with far greater power of the arc, this is already considered a ranged weapon.
Going to a gun shop, remember that, by law, can only be free to buy bows, shoulder tension with the force does not exceed 27 kg.A similar force for crossbow must not exceed 43 kg.Sale, purchase, storage and use of a strong cold missile weapons threatens the offender administrative or criminal liability.
models with more power, but not more than 135 kgs, you can buy and store only those who are professionally engaged in sports or archery-biathlon Acher.To do this, they need to have the appropriate document from the sports club or federation which is accredited at the Ministry of Sports.With a powerful bow or crossbow and you can go hunting.But only if there is a hunting license and permission.
not bow to walk
No need to register freely bought a bow or crossbow, however small force, does not mean that it does not need the documents.The lawful origin of the weapons acquisition and confirmed by individual certificate of compulsory forensic examination of weapons and extract from it.They need to get in the store when buying a product.
It should also be remembered that, even having the necessary documents officially acquired in gun shop crossbow / bow and certificate of master of sports of biathlon-Acher, it is not recommended to walk with him on the evening streets and scare passers-by.Such a walk with cold missile weapons has the right to stop any police officer.