Home made carriage
good one to copy
12 pounder cannon live fire
are those air tanks (or whatever) heavy enough wall to handle this duty??
Those cannon barrels are pretty thick.
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
I hadn't thought of that.
I think it would look sexy in my
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
using that gas cylinder? And have you decided how you will cast your projectiles?
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
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.
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