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Unread postAuthor: Jakal444 » Wed Feb 01, 2006 3:00 pm

The only part that seems rather dubious to me is the garden hose and nozzle, which i was planning to attach to the PVC using hose clamps.

Certain hoses are rated at 500Psi so im assuming that there are also nozzles that must be up to the task. Like the one pictured.

I intend to remove all the nozzle's useless innards and modify it to produce effective air flow.

The breechloader is from PVC Ballistics.

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Unread postAuthor: jrrdw » Wed Feb 01, 2006 3:14 pm

i think if you can get your nozzle to release enough air compaired to standerd valves that are used you will be lucky, worth a try, Edison had to make a bunch of light bulbs before he came up with a good one, if some one can make a new valve that works as good as the suprha for alot less money, by all means do so, and then tell the rest of how
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Unread postAuthor: Jakal444 » Wed Feb 01, 2006 3:26 pm

Until I get my hands one of those nozzles nothing can happen.
But if the opening of the valve has exactly the same area as the barrel (or more) it should work effectively because the air flows rather than slowing down to fill up a greater space.
So by cutting here and there, changing the washer and maybe drilling a couple of holes, it should be possible to create this surface area needed.
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Unread postAuthor: boilingleadbath » Wed Feb 01, 2006 4:58 pm

Comparing something that'll probably not be modable to a porting of better that 1/2" and takes 30 ms to open to a supah is...
well, we'll just say that the supah has 16 times the porting and'll open in about 1/10th the time.

But anyway, we'll see how it goes. It might be a suitable replacement for ball-valves in small bore launchers.
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Unread postAuthor: Rambo » Thu Feb 02, 2006 1:38 am

I have an 'inflating' gun too.So how are you going to modife it?
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Unread postAuthor: Jakal444 » Sat Mar 25, 2006 4:35 pm

I tried to modify the nozzle and the results were predictable.

Went to store and bought a plastic nozzle, spent the afternoon making the aperatures wider using a drill. Hose clampled everthing very tightly but still this thing leaks like a sieve. So either this project is beyond my capabilities or it is not a suitable valve system.
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Unread postAuthor: jrrdw » Sat Mar 25, 2006 6:17 pm

I was kinda wondering if you were gonna get it to work. But remember, Ben Franklin didn't get to know electricity the 1st time he flew his kite !

KEEP AT IT ! ! !


You may come up with the next best valve.
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Unread postAuthor: schmanman » Sat Mar 25, 2006 7:03 pm

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i think if you can get your nozzle to release enough air compaired to standerd valves that are used you will be lucky, worth a try, Edison had to make a bunch of light bulbs before he came up with a good one, if some one can make a new valve that works as good as the suprha for alot less money, by all means do so, and then tell the rest of how


I came up with a valve.it is cheaper, faster opening,and can be made for $20 from parts from home depot. to see it better,copy it and then paste it in word or somthing and enlarge it


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Unread postAuthor: Shrimphead » Sun Mar 26, 2006 12:48 am

Just a basic coax piston valve. You might want the piston (sanded end cap) to be flat on the barrel-sealing end. Then you'll also want to put some rubber on that end to get an airtight seal.
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