Naval Cannon Project

Naval Cannon Project

Home made carriage
good one to copy

12 pounder cannon live fire

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4 years 34 weeks ago, 1:05 PM

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Charles

are those air tanks (or whatever) heavy enough wall to handle this duty??

Those cannon barrels are pretty thick.

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4 years 34 weeks ago, 1:36 PM

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They are seamless steel and rated at 2,000 psi so I hope so
also the cannons you see are cast iron or brass, not near
the strength of steel

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4 years 34 weeks ago, 1:40 PM

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Thats true

I hadn't thought of that.

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4 years 23 weeks ago, 6:34 PM

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I think it would look sexy in my
front yard

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4 years 20 weeks ago, 2:52 PM

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I got my barrel cut today.
Ready to start assembly.
It wont be long and I'll have
a big noise maker.
Ready for July 4th

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4 years 20 weeks ago, 3:04 PM

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CW are you still

using that gas cylinder? And have you decided how you will cast your projectiles?

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4 years 20 weeks ago, 3:12 PM

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At this time I have plans to turn some
logs down to size and see how they
work. I can cut a recess in the base
and fill it with a plastic bag of powder.
Either me or my wife will tell you how it
worked out LMAO.
I got my cylinder cut today and it has
a 7/16 wall thickness. Better than I
had thought.

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4 years 20 weeks ago, 3:30 PM

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ya' got it screwed together yet? Will you weld pivot pipes to each side of the cylinder or will it be fixed elevation and if so how will you fasten the cylinder to the carriage?
Yeah CW, better leave the wife with your password...lol...Just take it easy on the powder loads.

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4 years 20 weeks ago, 3:41 PM

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So for now I will strap it to a rotating
cross member with steel straps and
J bolts. See how that works..
Probably have some modifications
later

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