I have to say that I am sorry about the lack of posts. In my defense I must say that my full time business and what actually supports me and Gun Lab has been hectic and very busy. It has been so busy that this is my first lunch break in two weeks. Starting my […]
Today’s post is going back to the Gardner Gun. These are a series of manuals for both the Pratt& Whitney and the British/Dutch manuals.
Pratt & Whitney Gardner Gun Manual
Dutch Gardner manuals
British Gardner manual (b/w)
British 2-barrel Gardner manuals (1886 & 1894)
British 1-barrel and 5-barrel Gardner manuals
In this post we will start with the making of a miniature Gardner Gun. The very first step that Joe did was to find someone with a Gardner Gun that would allow him to study and measure it. That was no easy task but one that he prevailed at. Joe spent a number of months […]
In Part two of the Gardner Gun we are going discuss the 2 barrel Gardner Gun in depth and go over the differences between the English model and the American model, the Pratt and Whitney. Looking at the different patents filed by W. Gardner and E .G .Parkhurst in the years of 1879, 1880, 1881 […]
It is the hand crank cam for a single barrel Gardner Gun. And you are correct. It is a British gun in 303.
A view of the crank cam.
A view of the complete weapon.