Cannon Articles

  • Napoleon Bonaparte and the 12 pounder Gribeauval Cannon & Limber

    Add a man who became widely recognised as the most brilliant military commander in all of Europe to “arguably the best artillery system in Europe at that time" and you find yourself with an almost unbeatable combination.
    Sunday, 2nd July 2017Read More
  • 2013 Spec-Savers Ironman 70.3 gets underway by cannon fire

    Over too many years to count, Palmer's Armoury has been honoured to start the IRONMAN 70.3 South Africa and subsequently the IRONMAN African Championship by cannon fire.  
    Monday, 20th March 2017Read More
  • African Blackwood

    Dalbergia melanoxylon (African Blackwood) The better known African Blackwood comes from a smallish tree that grows in the savanna regions of Africa.  It produces a very dense and close-grained wood that can be polished to a high luster.
    Monday, 20th March 2017Read More
  • Cannon and related associations

    South African Cannon and Related Associations and Information When one has a passion for an item or an interest in a certain topic, the ultimate is to share that fascination with like minded people.  With that in mind, we have shared some links below that you might like to connect with.
    Monday, 20th March 2017Read More
  • Handy Hint # 1

    "Ron" is actually a drilling jig for the wheels on the 18 pounder Blomefield DIY model kit. 
    Monday, 20th March 2017Read More

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