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Regulator Turned 1/4" Piston Valve

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: iknowmy3tables » Mon Mar 22, 2010 3:13 pm

hey guy's sorry I couldn't post this sooner but I'd like to share some pics of the valve I modified so you guys would have two examples of how you might modify a valve you have into a piston valve.

once again this is what the valve looked like before
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so I unscrewed the top removed the existing screw plunger assembly, tapped the hole for the handle stem to fit 1/4"NPT
so the piston is just a standard soda bottle cap wrapped in some Teflon tape a rubber washer glued on the top, and filled with hot glue and a small end cap just for filler
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Unread postAuthor: jackssmirkingrevenge » Mon Mar 22, 2010 3:40 pm

nice! great to see more and more people making their own parts, it would be a very stale hobby otherwise :)
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