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Unread postAuthor: frankrede » Tue Jul 10, 2007 2:50 pm

I would rather get the Hpa setup.
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Unread postAuthor: trae08 » Tue Jul 10, 2007 5:41 pm

frankrede wrote:I would rather get the Hpa setup.




huh?
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Unread postAuthor: frankrede » Tue Jul 10, 2007 6:20 pm

I would rather get a HPa setup over a propane because they last longer and perform better and can be used for high pressure cannons/
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Unread postAuthor: trae08 » Tue Jul 10, 2007 9:26 pm

oh yea me too. when mine gets here ill post a pic of it.
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Unread postAuthor: trae08 » Wed Aug 08, 2007 7:40 pm

ok heres my new hpa setup for taking my guns to the beach and not having to lug around a heavy scuba tank or bulk co2 tank


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tell me what you think...
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Unread postAuthor: pyrogeek » Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:29 pm

Very nice. I like it. What kind of life do you get out of that tank?
I would have gone CO2, but only because I already have a tank, filler and scale. :violent3:
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Unread postAuthor: trae08 » Wed Aug 08, 2007 11:09 pm

thanks. i dont know yet i just got the tank yesterday and filled it today. but ill find out tomorrow how many fills i get with it.
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Unread postAuthor: turbohacker » Wed Aug 08, 2007 11:44 pm

How much $$ do you have into that entire setup?
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Unread postAuthor: trae08 » Thu Aug 09, 2007 6:02 am

well im burrowing the tank from a friend so without the tank ive got 150 bucks in it. but the tank im going to get is 114 ci 4500 psi
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Unread postAuthor: spud yeti » Thu Aug 09, 2007 6:35 am

Looks good, I like :lol:
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Unread postAuthor: ProfessorAmadeus » Thu Aug 09, 2007 6:54 am

You could have gotten a pony tank. They can be bigger than that but only holld 3000 psi.
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Unread postAuthor: joannaardway » Thu Aug 09, 2007 10:23 am

trae08 wrote:the tank im going to get is 114 ci 4500 psi

From that information, you can estimate tank life.
What's your chamber volume and pressure?
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Unread postAuthor: trae08 » Thu Aug 09, 2007 11:17 am

i dunno the volume. but it is a 12 inch piece of 4 inch pipe. run at 115 psi

yea i was going to get a scuba tank but the only go up to 3000 psi
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Unread postAuthor: joannaardway » Thu Aug 09, 2007 11:32 am

Ok then... Chamber volume of 151 ci. Multiply by pressure to get 17342 psi.ci.
115 ci HPA bottle containing 4500 psi, taking the differential of 4485 psi gives 504275 psi.ci.
Dividing 504275 by 17342 gives you 29 shots max.

Bear in mind that you'll probably get closer to about 25 shots because of extra chamber volume, and often the HPA bottles aren't filled to quite what they say they are.
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Unread postAuthor: trae08 » Thu Aug 09, 2007 4:40 pm

ok kool. thanks
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