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Nerf Vortex dart cannon ,help

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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Nerf Vortex dart cannon ,help

Unread postAuthor: django » Fri Dec 25, 2009 3:53 am

Gday chaps, I recently seen this video on you tube,anyone here?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FnFiW1LYtts and want to make one of these babys .Ive just found that I can get those Nerf Vortex Howlers( small ones) for $2.50 Aust each and after seeing this video I want to make one.

I dont know what sort of valve the guy's using?,how the Barrel seals, chamber size etc if anyone can offer assistance I thank you!?.I can use my 20 co2 bottle and reg but will have to make some sort of adaptor so the co2 line fits the gun,I dont think he uses a Qev it doesnt sound like one?...
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Unread postAuthor: psycix » Fri Dec 25, 2009 6:40 am

Its hard to see what he is using, but you could accomplish the same thing by using the following:
-Bolt action barrel (duh)
-Piston or diaphragm valve (homemade or sprinklers/QEVs)
-Slide valve as pilot
-Regulator from tank hooked up to slide valve
-Safety popoff!
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