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Sprinkler valve limit

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Unread postAuthor: hatssold » Wed May 20, 2009 9:52 pm

I just near-finished my first pneumatic which was a standard over-under design with a pressure gauge (will post cannon later).

Specs:

2"x3' Air chamber
1" Sprinkler Valve with a standard blowgun
1" Barrel


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Before i had a sprinkler valve, i used a ball valve for triggering, but at 40psi i was able to shoot a metal bolt into my oakwood tree. Now its stuck and i can't get it out.

Anyways, i took my cannon to 60psi (with sprinkler) and then my cap blows off (I didint prime and cement it). After that happened, i noticed my blow gun was sort of untwisted and when i tried to torque it, it would not become tight again.

Some questions:

1. Is my airchamber more than the sprinkler valve can handle?
2. Should i invest into a 2" sprinkler valve to create a better flow of air?

I am pretty confident the sprinkler valve set-up was done fairly well. I might suspect there is a problem with my choice of parts. Sorry i can't post pics today, my camera requires some repairs. What do you guys think?
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Unread postAuthor: hatssold » Wed May 20, 2009 10:04 pm

nvm I found the problem
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Unread postAuthor: Carlman » Thu May 21, 2009 12:07 am

What was your problem
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Unread postAuthor: hatssold » Thu May 21, 2009 1:03 am

my darned cousin jacked my air chamber full of water. Its a pain in the butt to get out since the sprinkler valve is already taped with teflon
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Unread postAuthor: Annady17 » Mon May 25, 2009 3:48 am

hatssold wrote:my darned cousin jacked my air chamber full of water. Its a pain in the butt to get out since the sprinkler valve is already taped with teflon

Really? well, thanks for sharing this information.
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Unread postAuthor: jackssmirkingrevenge » Mon May 25, 2009 4:40 am

Annady17 wrote:Really? well, thanks for sharing this information.
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Unread postAuthor: Ragnarok » Mon May 25, 2009 10:11 am

jackssmirkingrevenge wrote:Moar spam.

Somewhat hilariously, because of what it quoted, it sounds rather sarcastic.
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Unread postAuthor: psycix » Mon May 25, 2009 4:13 pm

jackssmirkingrevenge wrote:
Annady17 wrote:Really? well, thanks for sharing this information.
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Unread postAuthor: dirker88 » Mon May 25, 2009 4:17 pm

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Unread postAuthor: c11man » Mon May 25, 2009 7:27 pm

wait, why couldnt you take it apart? teflon tape makes it easyer to take fittings apart so i am confused.
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Unread postAuthor: rp181 » Mon May 25, 2009 7:52 pm

lolololololol

I feel in =)
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Unread postAuthor: hatssold » Mon May 25, 2009 10:52 pm

its all good. Higher pressure =Higher Temperature=Liquid to a gas
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Unread postAuthor: c11man » Tue May 26, 2009 7:44 am

what?

what does tempature and gas have to do with teflon tape or any part of this discussion?
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