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Unread postAuthor: shud_b_rite » Tue Jun 26, 2007 4:59 am

I just found a video of a homemade paintball gun. It looks and sounds very powerful, but I am not sure exactly how this design works. Does anyone know? Could they draw me a diagram?

The video is at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SlndD8RstuE
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Unread postAuthor: Hotwired » Tue Jun 26, 2007 5:07 am

It's a semi-auto piston valve operated by a slide valve that allows filling and venting through the rear.

It was posted here a while ago, I'll see if I can dig it up.
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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Tue Jun 26, 2007 5:09 am

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Unread postAuthor: Hotwired » Tue Jun 26, 2007 5:13 am

Thats the one :D

I'd forgotten it hadn't actually been posted by Clide so I overlooked the ones posted by Pcguy.
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Unread postAuthor: shud_b_rite » Tue Jun 26, 2007 11:33 pm

thanks a lot. I cant beleive I missed that one on this site
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