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.


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.

Several early 1900 gun making videos follow

Phil, Bklyn

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