Big Gun cannon magazines 1.0

Magazines for Big Gun cannons, Indiana style, compatible with other 3d-printed cannon parts

  1. Kotori87

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    Big Gun cannon magazines - Magazines for Big Gun cannons, Indiana style, compatible with other 3d-printed cannon parts

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    Nifty.
     
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    All hail our lord and savior Kotori87 who has brought us big gun guns:D:laugh::laugh:
     
  4. Xanthar

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    The lid doesn't need to be optically clear, just translucent. PLA would probably work : )
     
  5. Kotori87

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    A stack of parts for the test cannons. Aluminum accumulators are all drilled up, and pressure-bearing printed parts have received an acetone vapor bath for strength. Magazines fit nicely together, just need a few holes tapped. Now all I need to do is design and print some lids, then stick it all together.

    If these cannons work decently well, then over the winter I hope to add triples to the lineup, along with larger-diameter magazines for bigger boats.
     
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    What is the preferred 3d material?
     
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    How'd the testing go?
     
  8. Spencer Koontz

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    Hi I'm new to the hobby

    Can someone explain how this goes tougher? I need to redesign it for a smaller bb.

    Thanks in advance,
    -S
     
  9. Nibbles1

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    Hey Spencer, just some advice. Gun armed cruisers in Big Gun aren't that popular, due to limited effectiveness and difficulty building, so I would probably consider a torpedo armament as a primary.
     
  10. Spencer Koontz

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    Ok, that makes sense. Stear clear from big-gun cruisers.

    Does anyone have a complete cad drafts for this? I was thinking of using this for torpedoes, or main turrets for a capital ships, and I need files for CNCing the spring shaft.

    Sorry about bothering all of you,
    -S