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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: roboman » Wed Nov 26, 2008 11:04 pm

Why don't you build off of JSR's design and basically make a double-acting pneumatic piston? Basically, all you would have to do is eliminate the spring and place an air input at each end. A 5-port 4-way solenoid valve would allow a microcontroller to be utilized for precise firing rates and the ability to select either semi or full-automatic firing. In addition, you could program it to shoot a certain amount of rounds with each trigger pull.

(I drew this out in appleworks, but for some reason, Photobucket is being stupid and won't let me upload the .jpg file)
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Unread postAuthor: SEAKING9006 » Thu Nov 27, 2008 2:16 pm

Upload it as an attachment.
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