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Old Jun 28, 2010, 10:55 AM
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June 2010 nano cannon


A bit off topic but thought I'd share. This is my latest creation, a minature black powder cannon that fires .177 BBs.
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Old Jun 28, 2010, 11:12 AM
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That is soooo cool!! Any videos??
Old Jun 28, 2010, 12:23 PM
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Does it really work?? Well, yeah of course it does!

How many grains do you load? Got plans? I would love to make one. That is very cool!
Old Jun 28, 2010, 04:13 PM
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Ditto that on the video and plans! Very cool!
Old Jun 28, 2010, 04:15 PM
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Ok guys here is everything you need to know about nano cannons including video and where to buy hex barrel to build your own.
www.nanocannons.com

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Old Jun 28, 2010, 04:26 PM
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Thanks.... I know what my next project will be now.
I'm thinking some scrap wood and a 5/8" bolt bored out would do the trick too.
Old Jun 28, 2010, 06:35 PM
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In all honesty that is way cool. Definitely something I'd put on my desk and point it toward the door. And I don't have many things on my desk.
Old Jun 29, 2010, 01:12 AM
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Thanks for the Link!
Old Jul 03, 2010, 12:24 PM
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That is very cool!!! I think its time to fire up my lathe. I'm thinking maybe a .22 cal civil war cannon with wood spoke wheels
Old Jul 03, 2010, 09:36 PM
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I like these ones, www.Veteranarms.com/VALNov09/Cannons.html for those of us who don't own a lathe.
Chads, good luck with your project would like to see photos when completed.

Joe
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Old Jul 07, 2010, 11:41 AM
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Thrasher,
I decided to make a civil war 12lb howitzer. I just started on the wheels. 1.5" in diameter with wood spokes. I'm not sure if the barrel will be brass or steel. I will post a picture when I am done. I would like to use .22 cal pellets. Thanks for the link to give me inspiration!!!
Old Jul 22, 2010, 08:56 AM
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Here is the progress I have made on the howitzer so far. The cheeks on the carriage still need to be machined and of course paint...

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Old Jul 23, 2010, 10:33 AM
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Chads: Your cannon is looking really fine!
Old Jul 24, 2010, 04:35 PM
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Chads,

That cannon is sick, one of the best handcrafted I have ever seen. I've moved on to customizing my new Crosman 2240 22cal Co2 pellet pistol. Do a web search on it, with your machining experience I am sure that it's something you can appreciate. However I will be using aftermarket custom parts that I can find online. Also trying to use American made parts only since the Crosman is made here in the USA.

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Old Jul 25, 2010, 11:56 AM
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Thanks for the comments guys. I had a lot of fun with this project. Thrasher, I will denfinately check out that Crosman.

So, she is all done. Here are a couple pics

Chads

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