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03-07-2020 10:13 PM
NMPaul Besides some touch up paint, pretty much done. Kinda realized when I was done it kinda looks like a John Deere cannon, or a VW hippie van. Anyhow, it was a lot of fun going through it. Maybe I will get another cannon down the road I would feel comfortable shooting.
Any ideas for protecting the vent hole and barrel opening in the elements?? I plan on displaying cannon outside. Thanks
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02-24-2020 05:06 PM
NMPaul
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Sure are a lot of parts in one of these.
Yea, thats what I thought. That isnt even all of the . Others I have soaking. I can tell cannon has been worked on several times, maybe even modified.
02-24-2020 08:07 AM
double d Sure are a lot of parts in one of these.
02-23-2020 09:53 PM
NMPaul Finally just about got it broken down, grinding rust, washed, primered, painted. Gonna start reassembling soon.
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02-13-2020 10:05 PM
NMPaul
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I think the green will look OK when it is all together. What type of paint are you using?
Oil base primer for all wood and metal after I grind all rust off and repair. Oil base black for all metal parts. Top quality latex for wood that is premiered already

There is also a yellow oil base used for some bling type parts.
02-12-2020 08:09 PM
carbineone1964 I think the green will look OK when it is all together. What type of paint are you using?
02-10-2020 10:00 PM
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Coming slow, but, taking my time. Not to sure about the green I picked out, but, maybe it will grow on me
02-09-2020 02:54 PM
NMPaul cool!!
02-08-2020 10:46 AM
Fredstaple Love to have a bronze one at $375!
02-08-2020 08:03 AM
double d The Lapan cannon barrel is a copy of a British barrel made during the Revolutionary War and recovered from Lake George. The Carriage is similar to the style of that period.

The gun was cast and sold by Lapan Founry in New York during the 1976 Bicentennial.





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