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Alexander Spiridonov




Location: Russian Federation
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PostPosted: Sat 14 Jun, 2008 5:36 am    Post subject: Medieval artillery         Reply with quote

I want to build a xv century veuglaire. But i have a problems with a gun carriage. I need in photo of from museums and medieval pictures. Espetially i inderested in breech loading guns. I want to see potos of barrels, gun carriadges and powder chambers. Serry for my English which i know very bad.
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Alexander Spiridonov




Location: Russian Federation
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PostPosted: Sun 15 Jun, 2008 2:42 am    Post subject: Re: Medieval artillery         Reply with quote

I like this type of gun-carriage. But i can't finds historic prototipes of this:
http://www.companie-of-st-george.ch/cms/view-...oting.jpeg
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B. Fulton





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PostPosted: Sun 15 Jun, 2008 6:10 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

I have pictures from Fort Nelson (in England) which is their "home of artillery" and has cannons from all time periods throughout history.

They aren't uploaded yet (give me a few weeks) and some lack carriages, but I'll see what i have.
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Alexander Spiridonov




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PostPosted: Sun 15 Jun, 2008 7:11 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Thank you very much!!! I will post some pictures too :-) From our museum of artyllery wich located in Saint-Petersburg. There are many barrels of XV century in this museum/ but we have only fragments of gun carriages. and no one full condition veuglaire. Do you have drawning with a bore barrel> length and other parametras?
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Alexander Spiridonov




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PostPosted: Tue 17 Jun, 2008 9:55 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

may it be the part of field carriage of veuglaire or ship canon?


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