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by farcticox1
Mon Apr 15, 2013 7:23 pm
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: And a full auto version
Replies: 28
Views: 4356



Here is the video for what its worth
by farcticox1
Mon Apr 15, 2013 6:49 pm
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: And a full auto version
Replies: 28
Views: 4356

I think I would need a proper meter to measure velocity, I tried to video it with my regular camera but it is just a blur. The 'detent' for the balls is just a magnet, it's not in the first photo as I hadn't glued it on yet. this is how it works. http://i1034.photobucket.com/albums/a425/farcticox/Ai...
by farcticox1
Fri Apr 12, 2013 6:47 pm
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: And a full auto version
Replies: 28
Views: 4356

Yes it works very well considering there are no moving parts, just a handfull of fittings screwed together.
by farcticox1
Tue Apr 02, 2013 4:30 pm
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: And a full auto version
Replies: 28
Views: 4356

Lol, yes I was wrong, I was reading off the beaten up gun. It is actually 5ooopsi :shock:
by farcticox1
Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:49 pm
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: First attempt
Replies: 6
Views: 1669

I'm going to video the full auto to get the fire rate, so I could do this one as well. :wink:
by farcticox1
Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:45 pm
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: And a full auto version
Replies: 28
Views: 4356

I just have a 100psi portable compressor, what pressure can a paintball tank hold? I have a 12v 250psi compressor so I could pump one up. The pressure washer gun is rated at 300 so it would take it.
by farcticox1
Sun Mar 31, 2013 2:02 pm
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: First attempt
Replies: 6
Views: 1669

Yes, just a standard pressure washer gun, I got 3 of them out of the rubbish bin at work, they have a 1/4"' pipe thread in the end. Perfect for pneumatic triggers.

I made the countertop aswell out of pineboard.
by farcticox1
Sun Mar 31, 2013 1:08 pm
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: And a full auto version
Replies: 28
Views: 4356

And a full auto version

This is what the full auto looked like when it was first assembled for testing. There is a small magnet on the bottom of the T fitting to keep the stack of balls in position ready, as the trigger is pulled the first ball leaves the stack and gravity drops the stack ready for the next shot, fully aut...
by farcticox1
Sun Mar 31, 2013 12:54 pm
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: First attempt
Replies: 6
Views: 1669

First attempt

So here is my first attempt. It is a 300psi pressure washer gun trigger with 1/4" ID stainless tube threaded in, breach load single shot. I run it of my 100psi compressor as I only intend to fire it in my workshop for target shooting. Ammo is 1/4" steel ball bearings. Magnet on left side is ammo mag...