Field Cannon replica

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  1. Nov 14, 2018 #1

    AAOG

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    Hello everyone !
    On this video, you can see our Field Cannon replica caliber 3"
    We made all components in our workshop... Including the brass!
    Greetings!
     
  2. Nov 14, 2018 #2

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    thumbs up
     
  3. Nov 15, 2018 #3

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    WOW! Most impressive. and beautiful!
    I haven't dropped in on this Forum for a bit...glad I did today.

    Powder charge...projectile...accuracy?

    Richard/Grumpa
     
  4. Nov 19, 2018 #4

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    Thanks Grumpa!!!
    Is a pleasure share our work on this beautiful forum!!!
    We charged with 500 Grams (7716 Grains) of Black Powder FFF (the only one measure here in Argentina)
    The round ball weight is 3kg of pure lead melted... The velocity is 200 meters X second and the final distance is 2000 meters.
     
  5. Nov 19, 2018 #5

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    The pleasure is mutual.

    So you are loading a 6.6 pound lead ball over 1.1 pound of FFF powder at a velocity of 656feet per second for a distance of 2187 yards. I am in awe! (I expect that those targeted would be in awe as well...they would see the ball as it came at them!)

    Do you re-enact a specific time period in Argentine history, or European History? Your Avatar is filled with fascinating weaponry and clothing.

    Richard/Grumpa
     
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    Love it, absolutely love it.
     
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    My father and Me have the only one workshop fully dedicated to make Muzzleloaders guns on Latin America.
    We are only 3 peoples working all days in our workshop in Rosario, Argentina.
    We have Italian blood running inside and many experience in gunsmiting.
    We are collectors of original antique guns too!! we have more of 600 antique guns originals in our private collection, we restore it and sell some originals too!!
    Our replica have great accuracy and historical detailed manufacture.
    We melt all Steel parts, we melt the Brass, we made the locks, springs, drill the barrels and the rifling inside according the models and the customers wishes, and make the gunstocks with selected Walnut, not tinted... oil polished!
    In our workshop made Matchlock, Wheellock, Flintlock, Percussion guns and CANNONS!!!
    We have some models in MLAIC competences around the world, with high performances!!
    If you want you can see a part of our catalog in www.osvaldogatto.com.ar
    Greetings!
    Martin
     
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    3 Inches Lead ammunition!!
     
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    WOW! great keep em coming.
     
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  10. Nov 25, 2018 #10

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    Looking good, I've been working on some myself. I've completed a mold and cast wax pieces ready for bronze casting. Cast solid bronze bore would be 2" with a max of 2.5". Any idea where I might find a large enough mold?
     

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    I asked my machine tools technology instructor at Atlanta Technical College why Civil War cannon were made of brass and he said that in the 5,000 years since the beginning of the Bronze Age, metal workers had learned how to get the elements to mix thoroughly. He said brass cannon of that age had a service life of 900 shots. But despite how long the Iron Age had been in progress the technology had not advanced that far. So iron cannon had a service life of between one and 75 shots. In 1844 the secretary of war - who laid the groundwork for the buying of the Louisiana Purchase- was killed when a fat, iron ship’s cannon invented by Navy Capt. Robert Stockton exploded the first time it was fired. He blamed it on John Erickson, inventor of the warship Monitor.
     
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    Very nice!
     
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    Looking great Armas do you have a web site?
     
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    What’s the expected service life? My machining instructor told me the service life of US Civil War canon was 900 shots while that of ferrous metal canon was between one and 75. In 1844, one designed by Capt. Robert Stockton USN exploded on its first shot, killing a member of the Cabinet.
     
  16. Mar 27, 2019 #16

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    All I can say is impressive!!
     
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    Very nice!
     
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