Friday, June 19, 2015

Hits at 600yds with Parrot gun target

People wonder just how accurate civil war artillery was.  Here are some picture of target at 600yd.   10lb parrot gun and ellsworth breech load cannon.   There are 4 shots in the black. With a cluster of three in the center. Total 10 shots fired.

10lb Parrot rifle the round sideways where short shots the bounced in.
 

Ellsworth gun 600yds. Target 4 X 8 plywood
200yard with 10lb Parrot gun

Ellsworth gun
200yd target fired by Ellsworth gun.  This is my good friend who build the replica. Brian pasted away a year ago.

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