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is a rail gun ignition a good idea?

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Unread postAuthor: )DEMON( » Sun Jun 04, 2006 2:27 pm

/www.spudfiles.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=2032&

could you use a modded rail gun set up with nothing between the rails for ignition for a combustion?

(there is a different link but i have to shower and go to bed :P )
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Unread postAuthor: CS » Sun Jun 04, 2006 2:38 pm

O my hell....

This is like that post from way back asking if he could use the static from his TV to ignite his mini. Holy crap just get a BBQ sparker, seeing as people dont have railguns laying around.
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Unread postAuthor: Atlantis » Sun Jun 04, 2006 3:19 pm

So um basically make a um I think it's called a spark gap!!! Railguns just use capacitors, just use a camera.
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Unread postAuthor: Benny » Mon Jun 05, 2006 1:15 am

yes, its just a spark strip.
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Unread postAuthor: )DEMON( » Mon Jun 05, 2006 11:23 am

so thats yes?,seeing as they are similar
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Unread postAuthor: FiveseveN » Mon Jun 05, 2006 3:20 pm

In spark strips, you need high voltage to jump the gap.
Railguns need high current, with moderate voltage (Powerlabs' first railgun used 100.000A and 3200V).
So how are they similar?
Plasma in the initial railgun you reffered to is generated by ohmic heating of the projectile, so using it without a projectile would never work at normal voltage levels in normal atmospheric conditions (or inside a chamber, where breakdown voltage is even higher). In a nutshell, a railgun cannot work without its projectile. At all. It won't even discharge.

I thought you knew these things, man :?
It's pretty basic.
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Unread postAuthor: Rambo » Mon Jun 05, 2006 11:43 pm

Come on man?What's this topic for?Can't you just by a stun gun?Or you just think your gun will look cool bacause of the capacitor block bigger then the chamber?Or you wan't the slowest reloading weapon in the spud gun history.
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Unread postAuthor: )DEMON( » Tue Jun 06, 2006 10:49 am

I don't know allot about electricity, never mind.
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