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A few first hybrid thoughts

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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Unread postAuthor: jonnyboy » Thu Aug 20, 2009 8:23 pm

D_Hall wrote:
jonnyboy wrote:Don't tap into an endcap use two pieces of chamber pipe to get to a suitable length then connect them with a tee fitting which reduces down to spark plug threads. Much easier and gives ideal spark placement.

Spark plugs don't use NPT.

Sorry I was under the impression that dyi's 20x cannon used an actual spark plug. Making your own spark gap encased in .5 inch pipe that screws into the tee is always an option.
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Unread postAuthor: niglch » Sat Aug 22, 2009 11:29 pm

Yes, that is what I was originally thinking of doing, but a cheap spark plug and tap also seem like a good idea since it means I don't need any epoxy. I guess either method works since they both seem common.
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Unread postAuthor: inonickname » Sun Aug 23, 2009 12:12 am

niglch wrote:since it means I don't need any epoxy.

How in gods name is that a good thing? I like epoxy..

Reliable, strong and aesthetically invisible if used well.
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