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From:     "Thomas O. Magann Jr." <tomjr@???.com>
Date:     Wed, 13 Dec 95 19:45:04 PST
Subject:  Re: Exploding Cannonballs
>
>
>    The other day a friend of mine and I were discussing the damage of
>bombards when he msaid that he felt is was too low, considering the
>explosion and all.  This caught me off guard.  Explosion?  A cannonball?
>He went on to tell me how it worked, as far as he knew (he's not an
>expert on the subject.)
>    An then, a day or so later I was killing some cells on the tube when
>I saw a commercial for the upcoming movie Cutthroat Island, complete with
>exploding cannonballs.  Of course, this is a movie, but it's unlikely
>they took such a huge step in creative liscense.  So, it seems they had
>exploding cannonballs in the past.
>    This had me rushing to my SJ collection.  I had always presumed that
>bombard shot was simply a high speed solid projectile.  And, search as I
>may, I could find no evidence to the contrary.
>    Does anyone know if any of the SJ books indicate that bombard shot
>explodes?  Has anyone changed it so they do?

They don't, but you could always make them hollow and full of smokepowder.

Expensive though.


Thank You For Your Time,

Thomas O Magann Jr
http://www.sfo.com/~tomjr/

<tomjr@???.com> or my back-up: <TMagann@???.com>




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Exploding Cannonballs    Leroy Van Camp III    14 Dec 1995 03:35:29
Re: Exploding Cannonballs    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    14 Dec 1995 03:45:04
Re: Exploding Cannonballs    Ken Lipka    14 Dec 1995 12:47:47
Re: Exploding Cannonballs    Leroy Van Camp III    14 Dec 1995 13:16:26
Re: Exploding Cannonballs    Paul Westermeyer    14 Dec 1995 17:34:17
Re: Exploding Cannonballs    Eugene Shumu1insky    14 Dec 1995 19:24:45
Re: Exploding Cannonballs    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    14 Dec 1995 21:58:42
Re: Exploding Cannonballs    Leroy Van Camp III    14 Dec 1995 23:33:47

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