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How to "cut" Ammo

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How to "cut" Ammo

Unread postAuthor: octane89 » Fri Oct 05, 2007 9:14 pm

I found finding rounds for a small barrel, like 1in for example, is difficult unless yuo can make them yourself. That seemed to be a bit of a pain so I introduce to you a "slicer."

It is a piece of PVC (same size as barrel) and like a mussle knife, you sharpen the inside only. Hence, when you press it against a potato (for example again) it is cut to shape to fit the barrel perfectly.

This especially came in handy with my breech loading design to fit inside the breech easily.
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Unread postAuthor: BigGrib » Sun Oct 07, 2007 2:50 am

yeah I have this same feature built into the muzzle of mine for muzzle loading and something similar for breech loading. as far a precutting ammo i'm not a big fan for the sake of messiness even though cutting as you load isn't really any cleaner.
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Unread postAuthor: octane89 » Sun Oct 07, 2007 9:53 am

I don't care for the messiness either, but this is what I use to eliminate muzzle loading. I have a breech loading cannon and this just makes it easier for me.
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Unread postAuthor: Modderxtrordanare » Sun Oct 07, 2007 9:59 am

Put a muzzle knife in the breech? :wink:
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Unread postAuthor: windshrike » Sun Oct 07, 2007 10:03 am

Modderxtrordanare wrote:Put a muzzle knife in the breech? :wink:


*hand slips, screams in pain from removal of fingers*

You'd have to be pretty careful because you're pressing your finger close to the muzzle knife. With the design for pre-cutting you could simply push it down on the potato or ammo material.
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Unread postAuthor: HaiThar » Sun Oct 07, 2007 10:06 am

The way I do it? Put a potato on top of the barrel, and then stomp on it, or whack it in there. tight seal :D
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Unread postAuthor: octane89 » Sun Oct 07, 2007 10:08 am

Modderxtrodanare-No, it's a seperate piece off the cannon. I use the same size as the barrel, in fact the "slicer" came from extra pvc that I needed cut off from the barrel.
You cut a "potato" with it so then you can fit it into the cannon more easily regardless if it's breech loading or not.
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Unread postAuthor: octane89 » Sun Oct 07, 2007 10:12 am

Haithar- Well I use this because (like Ive mentioned before), is becasue I have a breech loading cannon, and finding a round to fit can be a headache, and why load it from the front of the barrel and have the breech design?
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Unread postAuthor: jimmy101 » Sun Oct 07, 2007 11:11 am

And yes, we have invented the wheel for the 419th time.

BTW, you usually sharpen both the inside and the outside of a muzzle knife / spud cutter.
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