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Bolt action paintball cannon sniper.

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Unread postAuthor: ALIHISGREAT » Mon Aug 27, 2007 9:13 am

i am going to make my paintaball sniper into a bolt action, how would i seal the barrel and what materials would i need, i am going to make the barrel 3/4" (or nearest mm) so it will slot into a 1" pipe.
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Unread postAuthor: ALIHISGREAT » Mon Aug 27, 2007 9:17 am

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Unread postAuthor: fretmelter » Mon Aug 27, 2007 9:22 am

ok i would use a bolt from a paintball gun. cuz they seal well and give u extra material in thew back to work with.like groove it for o-rings where it needs to seal the barrel. what gun are u doing this conversion too?
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Unread postAuthor: ALIHISGREAT » Mon Aug 27, 2007 9:58 am

its not a conversion, i'm going to make it into the gun when i build it, so i need a way of sealing the barrel.
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Unread postAuthor: iknowmy3tables » Mon Aug 27, 2007 10:10 am

here are some things you should know 7/8" drill bits even the flat kind are perfect for cleaning out a 3/4cpvc tee, 3/4 pvc couplers fit around the outside of 3/4" CPVC couplers and tees use a router for the bolt grove, you don't need a perfect oring seal pipe on pipe friction works too
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i don't understand

Unread postAuthor: ALIHISGREAT » Mon Aug 27, 2007 10:18 am

what do you mean? do i need a seal at all?
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sorry!

Unread postAuthor: ALIHISGREAT » Mon Aug 27, 2007 10:24 am

i forgot to mention this is the kins of bolt action i am making... http://www.xinventions.com/main/spud/breech.htm
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sorry!

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Unread postAuthor: iknowmy3tables » Mon Aug 27, 2007 11:40 am

ALIHISGREAT wrote:what do you mean? do i need a seal at all?

a light one the bolt sleeving into some thing the, rest of that is just tips to help you design
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Unread postAuthor: ALIHISGREAT » Mon Aug 27, 2007 1:22 pm

would a 1mm thick o-ring work if i put it inside the pipe and pushed the barrel through it?
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