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Unread postAuthor: daveo » Sun Jun 11, 2006 9:27 am

Im new to the forum, Lots of very good articles!!! Does anyone know how to modify a sprinkler valve to have just a push button trigger on it? And get rid of the wiring and batteries! I have seen the valve on spudtech.com, but no articles on what type of trigger is used. Cant wait to get my first gun going!!! Thanks.
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Unread postAuthor: )DEMON( » Sun Jun 11, 2006 9:30 am

Check out the how to on modified sprinkler valves, and also go and check out my HK1(pneumatic cannon section)
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Unread postAuthor: frogy » Sun Jun 11, 2006 10:22 am

Buy a sprinkler valve, Preferrably a Orbit WaterMaster 1" INLINE model # 57100

Aviable from SpudTech.com (Joel)

Also buy pressure rated hose (120psi+)
A Blowgun (air compressor blowgun)
(2) Hose clamps for the size of hose you have
(2) Barbed hose fittings with the barb the size of your hose

Tutorial:
http://www.bcvids.com//dload.php?action=file&file_id=3

Or look at the Official How To:
http://www.spudfiles.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=305&
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Unread postAuthor: LucyInTheSky » Sun Jun 11, 2006 11:07 am

well how do you get a push button? not a blowgun, push button like on joels pnematics?
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Unread postAuthor: daveo » Sun Jun 11, 2006 2:50 pm

LucyInTheSky wrote:well how do you get a push button? not a blowgun, push button like on joels pnematics?


Yeah thats what im after! A pushbutton style!
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Unread postAuthor: frogy » Sun Jun 11, 2006 3:48 pm

I think you can buy a blowgun and take the pushbutton out of it and tread it into the valve, I believe Joel uses something like that, but then he puts a rubber cover over it...


There is a way to take the pushbutton out of a blowgun, but you might need a special kind of blowgun, someone please explain how to do this, because I'm not quite positive...

My crappy Husky's pushbutton comes right out, but I'm not sure how it would thread into the sprinkler.
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Unread postAuthor: sgort87 » Sun Jun 11, 2006 4:34 pm

No, there is an actual button you can get from McMaster.com which Joel uses. I have been tryin to find it all morning with no luck. Dammit! :x

Edit: Ok I found it thanks to SpudMonster from Spudtech. It's on <a href="http://www.mcmaster.com">McMaster.com</a> as part number 62475K11.

It looks like this:
<img src="http://www.mcmaster.com/catalog/112/gfx/small/62475kp1s.gif">
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Unread postAuthor: daveo » Tue Jun 13, 2006 2:02 am

That is it! THANKS!!!
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Unread postAuthor: frogy » Tue Jun 13, 2006 10:12 am

Great fubd by SpudMonster... and thanks for giving that to us gort... Since it has 1/8" threads I think I'll buy one to play around with. :D
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Unread postAuthor: huse_spud » Tue Jun 13, 2006 10:27 am

frogy, i just noticed you make like 20 spud bux per day! that's a lot of posting!
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Unread postAuthor: CS » Tue Jun 13, 2006 5:00 pm

Just a little info...

Demon-5.02 posts per day
Benny-8.24 posts per day
Frogy-6.60 posts per day

Also you can put someones spudbux over there total post count to see there post lengths, thats if the spudbuxs havent been f*cked with.
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