Staying Home Due to the Coronavirus Quarantine? Make Yourself This Exploded-view Cartridge Diorama!
As some of us spend time at home, social-distancing while the nation deals with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, it may be beneficial to find things to occupy ourselves with, so I decided to revamp a project I previously shared on this channel; how to make cartridge dioramas using materials you can find around the home (especially if you are a reloader!). The previous video – at 1 hour and 52 minutes long – was in need of an alternative, shortened presentation to suit people with less time less need for guidance (the full-length version is still available in the links however).
This video – shortened to 19 minutes – still provides you with detailed, step-by-step instructions on how – using common tools and materials found around the home – you can make your own, exploded-view dioramas displaying the various components of a cartridge. In addition, you can use shooting trophies you’ve earned in the past (if you have some) as the display bases; getting them out of long-term storage and putting them to some good use again.
These dioramas make excellent teaching tools for those unacquainted with function of cartridges and guns in general. Bullet casters may be especially drawn to showing off their casting skill in in this way.
The cartridge in this example diorama is a .45-120 using a 535 grain cast bullet, intended for use in my custom Ruger No.1 rifle. This round has proven successful when hunting moose, deer and bear.
The full-length version of this video can be found here: How To Make an Exploded-View Cartridge Diorama
If you want to keep up to date on recent developments world-wide due to COVID-19, I encourage you to check the World Health Organization website here: https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus
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