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1" piston wont pilot on blowgun.. WTF!?!?

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: MrCrowley » Wed Dec 26, 2007 2:53 pm

Hotwired wrote:
Killjoy wrote:1/4" ball valve?

c19o wrote:Oh yea and I tried that too, it doesnt work :x

Ha, I should read more often :wink:

All I can think of is...

Try a 1/2 ball valve :D

Or the bolt on the sealing face is a similar diameter to the inside of the barrel and is actually jamming itself in the barrel on the corners of the bolt. That or you may only have a small area for the air to push the piston back on the sealing face.
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Unread postAuthor: c19o » Wed Dec 26, 2007 3:09 pm

Thanks for the help guys. I noticed that the bolt is kinda too big. Lol speaking of half 1/2" ball valves I had one break totally in half when I opened it a couple months ago. :o
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