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Unread postAuthor: Deko » Thu Nov 23, 2006 7:02 pm

im making a cannon that can shoot coke cans but im not sure of what size of barrel i need does anyone know?
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Unread postAuthor: Bluetooth » Thu Nov 23, 2006 7:05 pm

Measure a coke can and you have your answer. Most people probably wouldn't andswer that.
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Unread postAuthor: SquishY » Thu Nov 23, 2006 7:13 pm

Should be 2.5" barrel, cola cans fit in the tubes that tennis balls come in just as snug.
(Hey Bluetooth, so much for no one awnsering it.)
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Unread postAuthor: Deko » Thu Nov 23, 2006 7:20 pm

ok thx im probally going to be making it within the next month and ill try to post pics after i get it built and get a new digital camera
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Unread postAuthor: Bluetooth » Thu Nov 23, 2006 7:31 pm

Ohh well, i was wrong.
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Unread postAuthor: homeflake210 » Thu Nov 23, 2006 7:39 pm

I think it would be really tight in 2.5", I would suggest using 3".
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Unread postAuthor: saladtossser » Thu Nov 23, 2006 9:11 pm

3" sch 40 pvc sleeved fits very well, but its a pain to do
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Unread postAuthor: SquishY » Thu Nov 23, 2006 9:17 pm

Try the 2.5" then go about sleeving if your'e unhappy with the 2.5" fit, and an almost airtight fit is best.
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Unread postAuthor: boilingleadbath » Thu Nov 23, 2006 9:37 pm

READ THE GODDAMN WIKI!

I did NOT spend (however long) wrighting the artical on soda cans so that idiots could get on spudfiles and ask questions that I gave compleate and well-written answears to!
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Unread postAuthor: POS » Fri Nov 24, 2006 10:50 am

MAN, take a valium ..... Chill .... ;-)
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