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Spring powered cannon

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: jackssmirkingrevenge » Thu Nov 06, 2008 12:24 pm

CYANIDEGENOCIDE wrote:Interesting concept, but you would probably be better off using a single leaf spring from a car, cut in half. Then weld each half to a collar which would fit around a steel pipe sort of like a giant crossbow.

Sounds a bit overkill for Nerf rockets but the crossbow idea is a good one, you could have a scaled up version of what I did with this 6mm crossbow project fitted to a commercially purchased bow, it would be relatively easy to put together.
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