Cannon Shock Waves in Ultra Slow Motion

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  1. Nov 22, 2019 #21

    Grumpa

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    Just caught up to this thread. WOW! Formidable weapons.
    When my Brother was a Pittsburgh policeman, a long hidden storage area was uncovered while digging in what had been the old Arsenal during the Civil War. (In modern times, the area had become a park!) Lots of grapeshot cannon balls, many with the powder charge and fuse still in them. He picked up one that was about two thirds complete - so you could see the grapeshot neatly stacked up, but the charge and fuse were gone.

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  2. Nov 29, 2019 #22

    RiverRat

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    Great Video! I Love my cannon!
     
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    SamTex1949

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    I was wondering about that, I figured that no one was actually using "standard / full " loads for safety reasons alone, So now to imagine what that was like !

     

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