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Unread postAuthor: ilovefire » Tue Aug 03, 2010 2:08 am

hi im an aussy and cant find a barrel for some 4.5mm metal ball bearings, i was hoping that i could get a brass or aluminum barrel but cant find anyone that sells small stuff, iv tried bunnings but they only had 7mm.
can anyone please help me, i would prefer if i didnt have to buy on the internet but will if i have to.
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Unread postAuthor: sinper2006 » Tue Aug 03, 2010 2:20 am

try a hobby shop like the ones that sell rc cars and planes so far thats the only places i have found that will sell me brass tubing
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Unread postAuthor: Crna Legija » Tue Aug 03, 2010 2:36 am

If you live in dandenong the go to hobby world they have lots of small dia tubbing.
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Unread postAuthor: sinper2006 » Tue Aug 03, 2010 2:41 am

haha thats where i got my tube you live around there?
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Unread postAuthor: ilovefire » Tue Aug 03, 2010 2:59 am

thanks guys! have to take a look at one, and i dont mean to be annoying but would anyone know where i could get a 400psi shock pump from in AU and estimated price?
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Unread postAuthor: spudguy100 » Tue Aug 03, 2010 3:24 am

ilovefire wrote:thanks guys! have to take a look at one, and i dont mean to be annoying but would anyone know where i could get a 400psi shock pump from in AU and estimated price?
You just need to go to bike store :O Not a sport but BIKE.lol

If they dont have it on display ask for over-counter i got mine for about $50, VERY good quality :D
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Unread postAuthor: Crna Legija » Tue Aug 03, 2010 3:48 am

yea i live in noble :D

i got my off ebay its way cheaper and it goes to 400psi not 300psi like the ones i could find. It even came with 4 relpcement seal
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Unread postAuthor: ilovefire » Tue Aug 03, 2010 5:02 am

thanks again for all the help, lets just hope i can put it to good use and make something good!
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Unread postAuthor: sinper2006 » Wed Aug 04, 2010 1:26 am

im in pakky...

how big are you planning on making your airguns? if they have a high chamber volume you might want to consider building your own pump.
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Unread postAuthor: ilovefire » Wed Aug 04, 2010 2:34 am

sinper2006 wrote:how big are you planning on making your airguns? if they have a high chamber volume you might want to consider building your own pump.


i was going to use it on this one to 300-400psi
http://www.spudfiles.com/forums/viewtop ... tml#294977
and the other coax im making is about 300mm x 13mm which will have a barrel a 4.5mm, OD of which is unknown, that i was going to use at less than 300 probably around 200
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Unread postAuthor: sinper2006 » Wed Aug 04, 2010 2:40 am

hmm that chamber volume seems fairly small so a shock pump should be good i think... i have neaver used one so i don't really no probably better to ask someone who uses them.
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Unread postAuthor: ilovefire » Wed Aug 04, 2010 2:53 am

sinper2006 wrote:hmm that chamber volume seems fairly small so a shock pump should be good i think... i have neaver used one so i don't really no probably better to ask someone who uses them.


ok thanks
so anyone else who reads this can you please help?
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Unread postAuthor: lozz08 » Tue Aug 10, 2010 5:22 pm

get a shock pump off ebay, go to a hobby shop with your ammo and see which pipe fits. That seems to e everything, no?
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Unread postAuthor: ilovefire » Tue Aug 10, 2010 5:25 pm

lozz08 wrote:get a shock pump off ebay, go to a hobby shop with your ammo and see which pipe fits. That seems to e everything, no?


done and done!
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