name is Bob Booth and I own the company.
this site you Will Not be overwhelmed with graphics and banners.
may be taken back by my lady models, each of which
a friend who wanted to take part in building my web site.
Primitive Weapons actually got it's start in the 1970's, while I was studying
This has been a brief rundown on Bob Booth's Primitive Weapons.
The course of study led me to remote areas of the world where primitive
tribes lived in harmony with the reptiles, quite different, I am sad to
say, than our culture does.
While studying these indigenous peoples, I was truly taken in by the methods
day survival they had to endure. Since childhood, being both a hunting
enthusiast, I was amazed by a Ecuadorian Warani Indian shooting a Howler
Monkey from a tree 110' up with a dart from a Blowgun, or a Tehuelche Indian
entangling a Rhea or Guanaco with a 2 or 3 ball Bola; a Peruvian shepherd
hitting his game with a Sling or an Australian Aborigine killing a Kangaroo
with a dart from a Spear Thrower. I could go on and on.
With all this in mind, I decided not only to research these weapons more
but, thought it would be interesting to make some.
This led to a Major Problem. There was not that much information that I
there. The library had most of the basics, but I was looking for detailed
the Internet had been around then.
Then while at a used bookstore, I stumbled across a few books published
back before T.V. and Radio, when explorers wrote of their adventures
like El Jimmy Outlaw of Patagonia etc. Well I hit pay dirt. My library
of them. Each detailing the construction of the weapons I was attempting
This was almost short lived when I conked myself on the head with
a 2 ball
one of my favorite weapons.
As the years went by, I rented a table at a local Gun Show to see if and
would sell. Well they took off. The only problem was I could not keep up
production. So I ordered them from a place called The House of
in Utah. They sold a .38 caliber aluminum blowgun that was fun to shoot,
a lot like
the blowguns that are all over the internet today, but not much of
a hunting blowgun, unless you make your own darts, but a
great target gun.
A lot of my customers ask about Poison. My answer is "Stay Away
Like with all weapons practice makes perfect. This statement is especially
I do wish
to thank you for visiting my site.
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