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I know Im going to be a pain in the Bu-- since this is Basicly the third time I asked this question. But Im taking a crack at building a Feild micro cannon. Barrel length is 3 1/2 inches, My question is what would be the must appropiate diameter wheels my choices are 2 , 2 1/2 or 3 inches or larger?
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Full size Napoleon, Parrot and wrought iron rifle carriage wheels were/are 57" in diameter; mountain howitzer wheels were/are 38" in diameter. Assuming your barrel is more or less a cannon (versus howitzer) barrel, 3.5" is to 72" as 2.77" is to 57". Or to use 3" wheels as 57" wheels, the barrel should be 3.75" long.
 

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The barrel is a Mountain Howitzer configeration maybe the 2 1/2 inch wheels?. Its just that I don't want the wheels look funky by being to small or to large. It doesn't need to be true to scale the barrel isn't just look realistic.
 

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3.5 is to 37 (length of mountain howitzer barrel) as 3.6 is to 38 (diameter of mountain howitzer wheel.)
 
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