Page 33 Modeling a Tank: Cannon

Hit Loft 'Automatic' and select the surface edges of the 2 loft objects to connect them up. Click Ok to except the last settings for Loft.

Select the curve shown highlighted below and Extrude it out to pass through the lofted object, shown in progress.

Split the extrude object from the loft object but don't delete it.

Hit Scale and with the 'Point' osnap active snap to the point (pointed at by the cursor below ) for the origin point, and type in .76 for the scale factor.

Hit Loft and select the 2 edges of the split to connect the split out part with the main body. Shown in progress below.