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New hybrid design

Post questions and info about hybrid (compressed gas with fuel) powered cannons here. This includes discussion about fuels, ratios, ignition systems, build types, safety, and anything else relevant.
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Re: New hybrid design

Unread postAuthor: clide » Wed Apr 09, 2008 3:43 pm

pat123 wrote:my other friend thought of a new design for a hybrid that I wanted to see what you think of it.

The fuel and air is pre mixed in the chamber. there is a constant spark in the barrel close to the chamber. as the mix is coming out of the chamber it ignites. could this work?


That is actually how one of the first hybrids worked, posted on the old old Spudtech forums. It would work, but it would most likely be less efficient than a standard hybrid.
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Unread postAuthor: Jared Haehnel » Wed Apr 09, 2008 3:54 pm

I wonder at what PSI preignition would occur with an air propane mix?
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