The cannon isn't exactly news, but the little pile of 2" cannon balls is.
As a result of the cannon fire at State Line Gun Shop's open house last June, I've been invited to a cannon/machine gun shoot tomorrow at a nearby gun club. There will be a stretch limo (!) there to shoot at, Tannerite targets, and an office setup, complete with desk, computer, shelving, potted plants, & such.
I was hesitant to attend, because as my regular reader knows, I find a bunch of folks playing with guns, machine guns, & cannon to be highly unsafe practices. BUT, I decided to untwist my panties & give it a go.
With a target-rich environment like that, I figured I needed projectiles for the big boomer. After much fluging around, I (actually the Mrs.) came up with a properly sized mold to use to make plaster balls. I wanted something that would mark it's spot on impact, as well as being degradable/non-ricocheting/only somewhat lethal.
Twenty minutes in the mold, & out pops a neat little ball the proper size to take a patch to snug to the bore.
Oh, & did I mention there will be a pig roast there as well? Heh.
This is going to be cool...
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