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Do I need to tap my pipe?

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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Do I need to tap my pipe?

Unread postAuthor: MisterSteve124 » Sun Nov 19, 2006 9:36 pm

Well I am planning on making a new cannon and I was wondering if I need to use a pipe tap to attach things? Like the schrader valve or the pressure gauge? Would it really be bad to just manually screw it in?
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Unread postAuthor: SpudStuff » Sun Nov 19, 2006 9:59 pm

I Extremly sugeusst you use the tap. Especially if the fittings are 1/8". There is no perfect size for it.
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