Servo Magazine ( April 2017 )

Full Metal Cannon

By Bryce Woolley, Evan Woolley    View In Digital Edition  

We’ve been extensively chronicling the build of a high pressure robotic air cannon over the last several columns. So, what else could there possibly be to cover? As it turns out, a lot. Building a high pressure cannon is one thing, but testing it is a whole other ball game — literally. We couldn’t even rely on just baseballs for testing anymore. We had to upgrade to a 10 pound chromoly slug.


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