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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: Lockednloaded » Mon Nov 29, 2010 11:30 pm

so wait, you're saying that if you have a balanced piston, x=y, then with a mechanical opener like an air ram it'd open just fine? or faster?
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Unread postAuthor: Technician1002 » Tue Nov 30, 2010 3:14 am

Either an air cylinder, mechanical rod, or simply a shot of air between the projectile and piston will open an X=Y balanced piston. I'm thinking of using a sprinkler valve to pilot a future 4 inch. It would dump air between the piston and projectile launching both.
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