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Unread postAuthor: marilynblack » Mon Apr 17, 2006 3:02 am

made from a coke bottle that has had the end melted in to fit a 1/2 inch poly pipewith a shutoff valve halfway up.On the lid i have used a pushy valve that that was coated with pvc cement that pluges into any compressor.
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Unread postAuthor: rna_duelers » Mon Apr 17, 2006 5:18 am

so how far does it shoot?and wat pressure do u run?
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Unread postAuthor: jrrdw » Mon Apr 17, 2006 5:43 am

Well thats as ghetto as it gets. Quick thinking, i wonder how strong the melted joint is? I also wonder if anyone has made a conbustable out of a coke bottle??
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Unread postAuthor: marilynblack » Mon Apr 17, 2006 5:58 am

she pumps about 80psi loosing at least 5 when the valve is turned and shoots screwdrivers about 100m
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Unread postAuthor: rna_duelers » Mon Apr 17, 2006 7:39 am

WOOOHAH,100m that dam good 4 that small barrel

And yes jrrdw there is combustions out of coke bottles aswell as hybrids,Rambo makes them he has some very good ideas and his minis rock!
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Unread postAuthor: bboymatty » Fri May 05, 2006 3:44 am

wow! 80psi thats impressive i wonder if your having the mickey out of us.

i only pump my class 18 pipe to 110psi, and its walls are like.. 20x the size of a coke bottle.
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Unread postAuthor: SpudStuff » Fri May 05, 2006 9:51 am

soda bottles have been tested to almost 160 psi before bursting. anso if the class 18 says its rated to 110 psi you can take it higher because ratings have a huge safety margin
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Unread postAuthor: rna_duelers » Fri May 05, 2006 8:20 pm

The standard pressure for class 18 is 260 psi(kinda lame compared to sch80)so running it 110 is fine.
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