BUILDING THE CANNON ..............

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It looks like....

Postby NuJudge » Tue Aug 25, 2015 5:55 pm

...a duck's eye view of a shotgun!
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Re: BUILDING THE CANNON ..............

Postby DuncaninFrance » Mon Oct 26, 2015 4:58 pm

I managed to test fire the beast today...........we found some water in the Marais and just got 2 shots in before some jobsworth came up and complained we were shooting lead into the water and he, as a wildfowler had to use steel shot :roll: I don't think so.............
Anyway, the upshot was - sorry! - a 55 grain load of FFG behind a .69" 482 grain ball shoots it about 70 meters :D :D Video to follow when I can work out how to edit it :oops: :oops:
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Re: BUILDING THE CANNON ..............

Postby DuncaninFrance » Tue Nov 03, 2015 6:02 pm

Here is the video of the first shoot https://youtu.be/LTFsmbQEkBA

Stills from the video.

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Re: BUILDING THE CANNON ..............

Postby Niner Delta » Tue Nov 03, 2015 9:40 pm

Very cool, Duncan. Looks like fun. Now all you need to do is anchor the model ship you built, out
there in the water and you have a target............ :mrgreen:
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Re: BUILDING THE CANNON ..............

Postby joseyclosey » Wed Nov 04, 2015 3:20 am

Niner Delta wrote:Very cool, Duncan. Looks like fun. Now all you need to do is anchor the model ship you built, out
there in the water and you have a target............ :mrgreen:


Now that would be cool. :D

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