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by Jameshudson506
Thu Dec 12, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Combustion Cannons
Topic: Are these parts adequate for Oxy/Acetylene or Oxy/Propylene?
Replies: 6
Views: 1366

Re: Are these parts adequate for Oxy/Acetylene or Oxy/Propyl

More than adequate. My oxy acetylene spud gun is made of aluminum pipe and has been very reliable for years. That pipe is rated for high pressure steam . I've also made one from PVC but it was very nerve wrecking. I just see yours being pretty heavy. Lol
by Jameshudson506
Thu Dec 12, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: Combustion Cannons
Topic: Why not to use acetylene as spud gun fuel.
Replies: 77
Views: 12807

Re: Why not to use acetylene as spud gun fuel.

The Air Force just did a test using a bunch of different fuels and acetylene one by a mile. I have been using acetylene in my spud guns for years without any ill results. I do recommend using a high-strength pipe material but hey if you got the balls go ahead. not saying is going to fail but there i...