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Boom 2

By SailorJack
A slightly better shot of the 4.5" gun firing whilst conduction trials at sea.

Tags: General Ship Gun Naval Firing Artillary

Voters: Techno, bazmo, wolf1 and 3 more

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Techno Plus
12 5.8k 8 England
10 May 2010 2:47PM
Superb timing quite brilliant......
bazmo 13 6 United Kingdom
10 May 2010 2:49PM
Nice timing, although I bet getting one of the shell just as it emerges from the barrel would be even harder, this must have taken you either ages to get or you were just very lucky Wink
wolf1 10 9 United Kingdom
10 May 2010 3:20PM
Ecxellent timing, well done.
10 May 2010 7:27PM
Hi all,

Thanks for the comments. Yes it did take quite a while to get the shot (excuse the pun), but they did fire in excess of 200 shells so I had a few opportunities. And yes, the golden carrot would have been the shell leaving the barrel but I just couldn't get a fast enough shutter speed on the day. Maybe next time... haha.

realgraphics 12 16 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2010 8:54AM

Quote:Superb timing quite brilliant......

isn't it just.. well done.

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