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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: potatoflinger » Fri Oct 19, 2007 11:15 am

If you do make an expansion tank, I would make it out of steel pipe, since temperature affects the pressure, you don't have very much control of it (unless you have a regulator).
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Unread postAuthor: Fnord » Fri Oct 19, 2007 11:29 am

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That's actually a good idea, but it may be cheaper to go with a 160psi pop-off valve and a ball valve to shut off the flow to the buffer.
I don't think a short section of hose will do much good, btw.

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