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Barrel-Sealing Piston Valve Leak Problem

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Barrel-Sealing Piston Valve Leak Problem

Unread postAuthor: spudkilla224 » Sun Aug 24, 2008 8:13 am

i just test fired my barrel-sealing piston cannon, and i could here a leak coming out of the front of the 2" Tee. the leak is coming from my 2"X1.5" reducer bushing. does anyone know how to patch a leak coming from the reducer bushing? any help would be appreciated.
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Unread postAuthor: FishBoy » Sun Aug 24, 2008 8:28 am

did you test it with soapy water to make sure it's the bushing?
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Unread postAuthor: spudkilla224 » Sun Aug 24, 2008 8:30 am

No, but i could hear the air coming out alot. how could i patch the leak? would bondo work?
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Unread postAuthor: keep_it_real » Sun Aug 24, 2008 9:40 am

use epoxy and go all they way around the bushing.
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