Re: 1889 Naval Gun Breech demo

Ron Hunt
 

I bet the guy working that breach could really put the crank to an old car! LOL Amazing to see all that precision machine work that was done long before automated machines.

Ron


On Wed, Feb 20, 2019 at 7:34 PM Phil Gilson <breezyphil@...> wrote:

1889 Naval Breech opening and closing video. 1:23 min. Beautiful, polished brass, 9.2" interrupted screw, obturated breech. Count the number of turns to open of close the action.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UN1tOVzFrWY


Several early 1900 gun making videos follow

Phil, Bklyn

Join railwaygun@groups.io to automatically receive all group messages.