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Unread postAuthor: Insomniac » Sat Apr 07, 2007 2:26 am

I suppose, but any way you look at it, cell core abs is one of the weakest types of pipe to use. If you used pressure rated pvc your gun would be strong enough to take higher pressures. This would enable the gun to be enhanced with propane or mapp meters and a chamber fan.
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Unread postAuthor: frankrede » Sat Apr 07, 2007 1:50 pm

cell core pvc is the enemy.
Not abs.
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Unread postAuthor: Kenny_McCormic » Sat Apr 07, 2007 5:02 pm

yeah abs is better for combustions even if it is cellcore because abs can take the pressure spike better dont believe me look at this http://www.sentex.net/~mwandel/cannon/cannon.html
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