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Marine Corps Naval cannon project #3: Cannon prep

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Blog entry by Trapper brandenburger posted 07-21-2016 04:59 PM 703 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: The Brass Part 3 of Marine Corps Naval cannon project series Part 4: Trunnion mounts »

Well still not a whole lot of woodworking yet. I spent two days removing old paint and loose rust with a needler and wire wheel. After that I coated the surface with ospho to convert the rust to clean metal. Then I put the cannon in a mock up cradle and took some more measurements. Finally I hung the cannon up for primer and paint.

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Paint removal.


Cleaned up and putting ospho on.


Fresh coat of ospho.

Cured ospho and placed in mock up cradle.


Hung up and ready for primer!


Paint!!

-- -Trapper



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Mainiac Matt

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#1 posted 07-21-2016 05:28 PM

Please post the back story on this project.

Where did you get the cannon?

What do you intend to do with it?

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Trapper brandenburger

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#2 posted 07-21-2016 07:05 PM

Woops, I had that posted somewhere else. I’ve moved it to series entry #3, you can read it there.

-- -Trapper

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Mean_Dean

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#3 posted 07-22-2016 12:11 AM

Look’n good!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" James Lawrence, CAPT, USN

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#4 posted 07-25-2016 11:53 AM

That is awesome!

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