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Last Activity:11-20-2012 12:40 PM
Posted in thread: Buddy of mine wants to build a cannon on 11-11-2012 at 04:19 PM
Dude, sucks to live in FL THEN! It is a shame they don't go by ATF rules down there. ATF says
both are NON-guns. IE not firearms or DD's.
Posted in thread: RE: iron musket balls on 11-10-2012 at 04:40 PM
Most the large Diameter cast steel balls from golfball size up to 8" Ive seen were used in
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Posted in thread: Buddy of mine wants to build a cannon on 11-10-2012 at 03:43 PM
Now to shooting full cans of pop, beer or whatever liquid. I found the best way is to use a
hole saw w/o the center bit in drill press to cut circles of 1/2 or 3/4 plywood the size of the
boor and duc...
Posted in thread: Buddy of mine wants to build a cannon on 11-10-2012 at 03:37 PM
Here is a pic of a shot of a 4lb lead ball from 50 yrds out, shot horz instead of mortar style.
Mortar flipped back about 30 Ft.690512nd shot is the one in the center
Posted in thread: Buddy of mine wants to build a cannon on 11-10-2012 at 03:31 PM
NEVER compress a powder charge with a hammer or mallet! The charge can spontaneously explode,
and it offers no advantage over firmly compressing the charge.Along with what Bill says, your
Posted in thread: Buddy of mine wants to build a cannon on 11-10-2012 at 03:27 PM
Freakin' awesome cannon!!Well your close, but no cigar! Lol it is my rendishin of a cw cohorn
mortar. Barrel weighs 67 lb's by it's self. And yes it does roar when fired!
Posted in thread: Drt industries on 11-09-2012 at 12:58 AM
Read an article about outfitter in FL dropping a 350 lb wild boar at full charge 179 yrd's out
with 1 shot from an AR15. Hit him right between the eyes and dropped him like a hot stone with
his nose d...
Posted in thread: Buddy of mine wants to build a cannon on 11-09-2012 at 12:02 AM
Ok guy's and gals I'm new here most of what has been said is true to fact... I build cannon and
mortars all the time. I start with 4140 sch 180 SEAM-LESS TUBING. DO NOT USE ANY KIND OF
PIPE!!! Tubing ...