Search found 3 matches

by PatchyThePirate
Tue May 25, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: Gluing schrader valve in mini coaxial
Replies: 3
Views: 873

Gluing schrader valve in mini coaxial

I’m about to glue the schrader valve into my mini coaxial and was wondering if I should remove the rubber from around it. Would it be safer to remove it and then epoxy it in or just leave it as I’m only planning on taking it to 200 psi max. Thanks for the help
by PatchyThePirate
Wed Feb 24, 2021 3:39 pm
Forum: General How-To & Discussion
Topic: Question regarding piston for mini coaxial
Replies: 3
Views: 865

Re: Question regarding piston for mini coaxial

One thing though is that the hot glue construction might not survive higher pressures, remember that apart from the compressive forces there is also one heck of an impact every time you fire. What is the highest pressure hot glue can be used at? My piston has a diameter of around 9mm and the barrel...
by PatchyThePirate
Tue Feb 23, 2021 11:38 am
Forum: General How-To & Discussion
Topic: Question regarding piston for mini coaxial
Replies: 3
Views: 865

Question regarding piston for mini coaxial

I am in the process of building my first pneumatic air gun which is a mini coaxial. I have made the piston out of a short length of pen cap which has been filled with hot glue and has a piece of 3mm rubber as the sealing face. There is no visible gap but It slides easily down the tube. It also won’t...