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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: noname » Mon Sep 11, 2006 6:45 pm

How come McMaster says the ID of 3/4" CPVC is .742" then?
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Unread postAuthor: Yonderknight » Mon Sep 11, 2006 6:58 pm

Hrm, thanks everyone.

Will 0.2in really make a big difference? I'm planning on having some pump-action design with a pipe sliding inside another pipe, and it's pretty complicated with a bunch of fittings and stuff. I'd have to buy all CPVC fittings for it to work, which would be more expensive than just buying regular PVC fittings. How much more expensive is CPVC than regular PVC?

Spudstuff, I live near LA, California.
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Unread postAuthor: clide » Mon Sep 11, 2006 7:06 pm

Because that is sch40(or maybe 80) cpvc. What you want is CTS (copper tube size) CPVC. Most hardware stores carry the CTS CPVC. In fact every hardware store around me carries CPVC and it is all CTS http://www.harvel.com/piping-cts-dim.asp
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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Mon Sep 11, 2006 10:39 pm

is cpvc more shiney and plastic like then normal pvc?i think i have some thats 18mm(.68cal paintballs are 17.2mm)
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