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Help on Valve Choice

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Unread postAuthor: Abigor » Mon Apr 30, 2007 3:08 pm

Hi, I'm new to Pneumatic Cannons and I'm wondering if i had a fire extinguisher with a Schrader Valve stuck to the bottom of it what type of valve would i need between the Fire Extinguisher and the barrel???
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Unread postAuthor: mopherman » Mon Apr 30, 2007 3:13 pm

if your new to spudgunning i would reccomend a ball valve or the origional FE valve. also, it might be tricky to find an adaptor to fit on a FE.
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Unread postAuthor: Abigor » Mon Apr 30, 2007 3:16 pm

oh right o.k, i'll try a ball valve first and have a look around for an adapter thanks for the help
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Unread postAuthor: super spuder » Mon Apr 30, 2007 3:16 pm

ummmm. does the Fire Extinguisher have a valve still on it. if it does. you can just use that and save urselfe some $$$$
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Unread postAuthor: Abigor » Mon Apr 30, 2007 3:17 pm

it is a dodgy fire extinguisher, i'll make and adapter so it sits flush with the rest of the bits
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Unread postAuthor: spanerman » Mon Apr 30, 2007 3:46 pm

look on the WWW.UKSGC.CO.UK forums forsome info on QEV's thats what youl want for power
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