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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: nickz » Tue Jul 08, 2008 5:21 am

I made a cannon with a 1/2" PVC barrel and it will shoot bottles about 60 feet at 30 psi.
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Unread postAuthor: 808AirsoftGunner » Tue Jul 08, 2008 6:15 am

Spitfire wrote:mythbusters made a quick release with cable ties, an pvc pipe. will try to get the link

well here you go i beat you but its not from mythbusters
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Unread postAuthor: Insomniac » Tue Jul 08, 2008 7:15 am

I used to make water rockets and posted some info a while back. These work pretty damn well and it is a very very very portable launcher.

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Unread postAuthor: WEEMAN » Sat Jul 12, 2008 2:28 pm

k i made it and its awesome!!! :lol:
basically i found some old cork and drilled a hole big enough for an extensoin for the needle on a tire pump(will try fathers air compressor)
and then i hot glued it "airtight" if u will.........then i mounted it on the back of a pvc pipe(i thinks its 3inch across by 3 feet long??)and taped that part in place, but i think the best part is how it loads its a breech loader,i cut out a section big enough for the bottle and attached a door hinge.it takes a good 30 pumps befroe shooting i get wet a little but i will fix that!
i will post some pics soon
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