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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: Intel Xeon » Mon Jul 02, 2007 4:17 pm

I recently began building a coaxial cannon but found, to my dismay, that I had ground the bushing too far. The pipe has about 3/4 mm of clearance through the bushing. Should I attempt to use epoxy to hold it in place, or just get a new bushing?
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Unread postAuthor: homedepotpro » Mon Jul 02, 2007 4:19 pm

new bushing if it is that much space
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Unread postAuthor: noname » Mon Jul 02, 2007 4:25 pm

Just use thicker or more cement on the joint.
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Unread postAuthor: Intel Xeon » Mon Jul 02, 2007 4:29 pm

@ noname

Personal experience says that doesn't work. I'll just get the bushing when I get back from Korea.
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Unread postAuthor: Modderxtrordanare » Tue Jul 03, 2007 12:39 am

If its only .75mm just put epoxy in there.
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Unread postAuthor: TwitchTheAussie » Tue Jul 03, 2007 1:08 am

Yeah epoxy it I say. Its more cost effective
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