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Offline mazo kid

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The large and the small....
« on: January 19, 2021, 05:18:21 PM »
The small cannon is one I have posted about before and was my first. The larger one was built from scratch too (except for the barrel). Both are Naval/Wall Guns.
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Re: The large and the small....
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2021, 07:34:47 PM »
Bet that big one will wake up the neighbors!!!!!
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Re: The large and the small....
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2021, 08:47:51 PM »
Now that's cool Em!

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Re: The large and the small....
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2021, 08:14:14 AM »
I love cannons. I have 2. A 50 cal and a 75 cal Parrot Gun. Sure would love to have a full sized one! Not sure what I would do with it however.
 
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Re: The large and the small....
« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2021, 08:30:20 AM »
I have a friend who made a full size cannon, a great piece of artillary. The drawback was expense, $$$, both with powder and projectile.

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Re: The large and the small....
« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2021, 08:49:52 AM »
tljack, those are beautiful pieces.
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Re: The large and the small....
« Reply #6 on: January 20, 2021, 07:33:14 PM »
I agree, absolutely beautiful!

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Re: The large and the small....
« Reply #7 on: March 25, 2021, 05:54:16 AM »
you just gotta luv em!!

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Re: The large and the small....
« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2021, 05:34:07 AM »
oh!! she had a baby!!! it looks' like a little boy??

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Re: The large and the small....
« Reply #9 on: April 17, 2021, 02:07:58 PM »
I have a friend who made a full size cannon, a great piece of artillary. The drawback was expense, $$$, both with powder and projectile.

Yep,  the 6 pound Napoleon used 1.25 pounds of powder per shot and a 12 pounder twice that. A 20 pound Parrott rifle used a 2 pound charge.
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Re: The large and the small....
« Reply #10 on: April 17, 2021, 06:31:07 PM »
I think Gary used a 1 pound powder charge in his. When traveling, he had the cannon on a trailer, muzzle to the rear. When cars approached and realized what it was, they very quickly dropped back....waaaay back!

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Re: The large and the small....
« Reply #11 on: April 18, 2021, 03:15:35 PM »
I like those. Couldn't shoot that in the back yard. Not around here anyway. (7+"