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by rookie builder
Fri Jul 23, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: Rate my cannon
Replies: 11
Views: 327

Re: Rate my cannon

Interesting, just out of curiosity, have you thought about modifying the angle seat valve to be outlet-sealing like this ? (He made it out of a wye strainer though). I don't like the idea of modifying something compact and complicated like that angle seat valve I bought. Especially since I'm using ...
by rookie builder
Fri Jul 23, 2021 4:42 am
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: Rate my cannon
Replies: 11
Views: 327

Re: Rate my cannon

update:

Some test shots with pvc end caps against apples

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6xgj2vuL9E&t=4s
by rookie builder
Sun Jul 18, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: Rate my cannon
Replies: 11
Views: 327

Re: Rate my cannon

What is a balance tap?
by rookie builder
Sun Jul 18, 2021 7:19 am
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: Rate my cannon
Replies: 11
Views: 327

Re: Rate my cannon

farcticox1 wrote:
Sun Jul 18, 2021 6:45 am
I like it, 500psi is a lot for PVC though :o
Well the schedule 80 pvc I'm using is rated for 400 psi and the burst pressure is usually 3-4 times higher than the rated pressure so I should be fine.
by rookie builder
Sun Jul 18, 2021 5:57 am
Forum: General How-To & Discussion
Topic: Hacksmith of potato guns?
Replies: 6
Views: 347

Re: Hacksmith of potato guns?

NighthawkInLight is the closest example I can think of to your description. His channel focuses on a variety of subjects but he has also made numerous videos dedicated to building air cannons. He is the reason why I got interested in building cannons in the first place. https://www.youtube.com/user/...
by rookie builder
Sat Jul 17, 2021 11:19 pm
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: Rate my cannon
Replies: 11
Views: 327

Rate my cannon

I've been interested in building air cannons for a long time but I only recently discovered this site. I just finished building a cannon I think is pretty powerful. It uses an angle seat valve and has a max rated pressure of 300 psi (I've tested it up to 500 psi). I use a 3/2 way solenoid valve to o...