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Leaking Ball Valve on Ghetto Gun

Post questions and info about pneumatic (compressed gas) powered cannons here. This includes discussion about valves, pipe types, compressors, alternate gas setups, and anything else relevant.
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Unread postAuthor: The Kid » Sun Sep 30, 2007 10:31 am

i'm aussie and yeah next mount will be my birthday so i will have an extra $150 i plan on building my first real spud gun then, this was just a substitute until then.
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Unread postAuthor: battlemonkey » Sun Sep 30, 2007 1:26 pm

Nice,
is pvc as expencive in aus as it is in nz?
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Unread postAuthor: f.c » Sun Sep 30, 2007 5:07 pm

take the valve apart and apply some thick engine grease to the innards of it. it worked perfectly well for me so i suggest you try it.
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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Sun Sep 30, 2007 7:44 pm

battlemonkey wrote:Nice,
is pvc as expencive in aus as it is in nz?


I believe it's not. More expensive then US but cheaper then NZ and the UK
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Unread postAuthor: The Kid » Sun Sep 30, 2007 9:34 pm

yeah i had a look around the house and found skateboard bearing lube. i'm thinking that might work
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Unread postAuthor: spudgunnerwryyyyy » Mon Oct 01, 2007 12:02 am

Lithium grease and pfte thread seal paste works great. Pile the thread paste on thick. It lubes and seals.
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