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Leaking piston

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Unread postAuthor: Tom » Sat Aug 25, 2007 2:04 pm

I just maked a piston for a 32mm (1.25inch) pvc pipe, when I put pressure on the piston its leaking. I lubricated the piston but in won't help, dus somewhone now how to fix this problem.
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Unread postAuthor: iPaintball » Sat Aug 25, 2007 2:43 pm

Is it leaking from the sealing face? If so it could either be a problem the the face material or a problem with the seat. You should examine the face and seat for any nicks or tears.

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Unread postAuthor: Hubb » Sat Aug 25, 2007 2:45 pm

Show a picture so that we can gather a better understanding of what is going on with the piston you maked.
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