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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: elitesniper » Mon Nov 12, 2007 2:57 pm

is it ok for me to teflon tape my male adpater thread then screw it on the sprinkler valve tightly? i have done so and have 100% no leeks anywhere on my gun but its safe with teflon tape right?
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Unread postAuthor: hi » Mon Nov 12, 2007 3:03 pm

thats what its for...
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Unread postAuthor: elitesniper » Mon Nov 12, 2007 3:04 pm

oh lol i thought u had to like use primer and cement or sumthing lmao my bad
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Unread postAuthor: BC Pneumatics » Mon Nov 12, 2007 3:14 pm

Solvent welding a threaded fitting defeats the purpose of having threads, and would be rather difficult when connection a brass valve for instance, to a pvc fitting. :wink:
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Unread postAuthor: sandman » Mon Nov 12, 2007 5:57 pm

yep, i taped mine in and it works great
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