Problem: Dirty tiny cannon! Solution: Cleaning of tiny cannon! Admittedly, I bet a large part of why they got so cruddy is that I made my own black powder. I’m guessing stuff made by people who know what the hell they’re doing burns a little more cleanly.
Firing tiny cannons is fun, so I did it a bunch of times in slow motion. Pretty good — gets a BB clean through a lemon, even with a very conservative gunpowder load. The cannons are from Mini Cannon Tech; the assembled ones are pretty pricey but they sell unassembled kits, and combined with occasional […]