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IPM - Insane Armory - Archery Bows and Crossbows by InsanePlumber
Skyrim » Models and textures
Added: 04/02/2014 - 03:57PM
Updated: 27/04/2016 - 11:01AM

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Uploaded by insaneplumber


Last updated at 11:01, 27 Apr 2016 Uploaded at 15:57, 4 Feb 2014

Insane Armory - Archery Bows and Crossbows


This would not be possible without NifSkope and 3ds Max Nif Plugin.

Modification changing thickness of bows and crossbows by 25~50 percent.
(depending on the options selected during installation)

Does not contain any plugin (*.esp *.esm) replaces only meshes (*.nif) files.
Is compatible with any modification which edits bows and replaces textures
but does not change meshes.

I play Skyrim using first-person view 90 percent of time.
In skyrim there is no possibility of effectively shooting and hitting
target other than view from first person.(personal opinion)
And just for view from first-person I created this modification.


It can be installed and uninstalled with Wrye Bash or Nexus Mod Manager at any time without any complications.
(WB and NMM after uninstalling restores previously replaced files)

Like what I did, go back and support me.
This is the best way to thank me for my work.

I tried to do everything as best I can.
If you notice any mistakes, errors please let me know.
Comments, suggestions, pictures, any feedback etc... greatly appreciated.

Recommended complementary modifications

Insane Armory - Shields
Better Shaped Weapons - BSW by LeanWolf and masterofshadow
(This modifications inspired me to create Insane Archery)

Skyrim - Enhanced Camera
XP32 Maximum Skeleton -XPMS by xp32
Belt-Fastened Quivers by Chesko and Ninivekha

Work In Progress
Update 25-01-2015
A small sample of what awaits us in the future.
Arrows and Quiver Dragonbone.

>>> Next update will include something that nobody has done for bows so far <<<

Click image to enlarge.

Patches for
(Patches are delayed by something that nobody has done for bows so far)
Skyrim Redone by T3nd0 WIP ~45%
Perkus Maximus by T3nd0 WIP ~45%
Longbows by Grantiz WIP ~45%
Scoped Bows by OutLaw666 WIP ~15%

My other modifications

Insane Armory - Shields
Scoia'tael Bows
Insane Alchemy - Potions Poisons and Others High Polygons Bottles

Helm of Oreyn Bearclaw - Light Cloth Enchanting Disenchant
Conan Sword Fix


Bethesda for creating games that can be modified.
>>> Unfortunately, this is becoming less common practice. <<<
>>> And instead, we get... ( Better to "create" next DLC ) <<<

3ds Max Nif Plugin
3DMAX 2012
Skyrim Redone & Perkus Maximus by T3nd0
Longbows by Grantiz
jet4571 for help.
Trueno33 for finding and reporting bug that caused disappearance of bows after dropping them.
Team and community

You CAN NOT use anything from My modification on website that makes money directly or through advertising.
>>> The only exception is <<<
You CAN NOT use anything from My modification on Steam Workshop or

In other cases for permission ask via PM.