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Wires and Walls.

Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 3:08 am
by GoldGolfBallGun
Hello Fellas, GGBG here.
I have done my own research to no avail and was curious how others (if at all possible, neatly and safely) feed wire through a curved surface (chamber) and have it sealed. I know there are cable grommets but they aren't curved and to my guessing they won't seal unless screwed to a flat surface.
Also my chambers are steel.

Re: Wires and Walls.

Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 6:09 pm
by Moonbogg
I've drilled holes and fed wire through an aluminum chamber and used epoxy to seal it. It's been 12 years and it still works. Another more recent cannon I made uses a spark plug. Drill and tap a hole and stick a spark plug in there. Well, the spark plug went through an end plate, not the chamber. But a spark plug might still work depending on the thickness.

Re: Wires and Walls.

Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2021 10:50 am
by GoldGolfBallGun
Thank you for the suggestion, I'll definitely go with the metal epoxy.
And I will be upgrading the cannon over time but for now it'll just be a base model that operates and build onto that. Spark plugs will come in due coarse. :)
I did not occur to me I could tap into a cylindrical wall.