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Unread postAuthor: wangpushups » Tue Nov 13, 2007 1:21 am

Before everyone gets pissed at the title, i'm just kidding... Here are the specs...

1.09:1 - C:B Ratio (I'm in the process of getting an 8 foot barrel for a 0.8:1 Ratio with a tripod probably)

3" X 13" Chamber = 2675 ml. (Double Sleeved)
1.5" X 6' Barrel = 2450 ml.
Laser sight with on/off trigger
Cam locks
Corrigated tubing to conceal the wiring
Onboard propane w/regulator, 100 psi guage and 3/8" meter = 37 ml.
65K Stun gun ignition (incased in the project box)
3 Gap spark strip
3" - 12 Volt chamber fan (Powered by 9 Volts)
(2) 1.5" Tee's for support block



This is how I get the barrel off.
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Back.
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Front.
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Custom laser housing. (To sight the laser, I just tighten the metal clamp)
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Perfect size. Mobile and comfortable.
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A different angle.
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Control box and regulator.
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Me again.
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Unread postAuthor: hi » Tue Nov 13, 2007 1:26 am

not a bad looking gun if i may say so myself. a paint job wouldn't do it any harm.
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Unread postAuthor: Killjoy » Tue Nov 13, 2007 1:32 am

Damn, looks good. I love the custom laser housing for some reason. Anyways, nice.
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Unread postAuthor: frankrede » Tue Nov 13, 2007 1:57 am

NICE!
I like it
Looks fun to shoot'
*clap, clap clap*
I look forward to seeing your guns in the future.
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Unread postAuthor: LikimysCrotchus5 » Tue Nov 13, 2007 2:10 am

Very clean and nice, i wish to be successful as you and build my first combustion like yours, great job, now fire her up!!! :D
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Unread postAuthor: wangpushups » Tue Nov 13, 2007 2:10 am

I plan on painting it but I was too impatient to get these pics on here. Damage pics and video coming soon...
The wiring job with the electrical tape for the laser is just temporary, so it looks crappy right now.
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Unread postAuthor: Novacastrian » Tue Nov 13, 2007 2:15 am

Very nice, as said a paint job would be cool, as would damage pics- any recoil from this puppy?
Nice job Wang :)
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Unread postAuthor: wangpushups » Tue Nov 13, 2007 2:22 am

Yeah, it's got some recoil but not as much as I thought. With the 6 foot barrel I can shoot something fairly accurate from 100 yards away. It's VERY powerful and i can't believe how quiet it is for all the power it has so far.
When I add the 8 foot barrel (for the .8:1 ratio), it'll be way better than it is now and I can't even begin to imagine that.
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Unread postAuthor: Novacastrian » Tue Nov 13, 2007 2:32 am

You seem to have hit the "sweet spot" in regards to C:B ratio- that would explain the low noise-Again sweet gun man :P
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Unread postAuthor: wangpushups » Tue Nov 13, 2007 2:38 am

Nice. Thanks, it took me almost a month and a half of trail and error to get all this finished perfectly. My first one had a 4" X 12" chamber because I was going for a beast but it all weighed about 50-60 lbs so I decided to retire it and start over with a 3" chamber so i'm glad I did that.
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Unread postAuthor: wangpushups » Wed Nov 14, 2007 1:34 am

I'm thinking about making it a hinged support system. Kinda like keith's propane injected gun.
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Unread postAuthor: mark.f » Wed Nov 14, 2007 6:44 am

Nice looking gun. Does your laser sight adjust for windage? I imagine a screw threaded through one side of the housing with a spring inside the other against the laser would work well. It'd be like those old WWII scopes that were externally adjusted. :D

As for the hinged support system, I'd say if you're going for breech loading I'd improve the fit and slide between the tee support and the barrel. With a 1-1/2" barrel, a sliver of 2" pipe inside a 2" tee support with some felt inside it would work well.
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Unread postAuthor: wangpushups » Sun Nov 18, 2007 6:54 am

I just got my 8 foot barrel on there and double sleaved my handles. It looks so nice since i did that. I'm painting it sometime this week and posting newer pics, also I got a few new vids for it.
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Unread postAuthor: DannyGlover666 » Thu Nov 22, 2007 12:20 pm

WOW THATS A SWEET GUN MAN!!!
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Unread postAuthor: wangpushups » Fri Nov 23, 2007 7:49 am

New vids are up right now, and thanks danny i know its sweet.
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