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by Brian the brain
Tue Sep 01, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: Valve jam with liquid gas
Replies: 13
Views: 657

Re: Valve jam with liquid gas

Could it be because you can 't compess a liquid?Too much liquid in the system preventing parts from moving perhaps?
by Brian the brain
Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:42 am
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: My current hobby: Cowboy Action Shooting
Replies: 12
Views: 4301

Re: My current hobby: Cowboy Action Shooting

I just think shooting cowboys is wrong ..


:D :D but seriously..looks like a lot of fun!!
by Brian the brain
Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:23 am
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: A look inside the "bleacher reacher" t-shirt launcher
Replies: 13
Views: 5057

Re: A look inside the "bleacher reacher" t-shirt launcher

Basically a coax with the reservoir pointed in the opposite direction...I like it!
by Brian the brain
Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: FOOMP
Replies: 28
Views: 5559

Re: FOOMP

It's just the toy / baby-version of one I made a decade ago.. Full metal.. capable of 22 bar..shot there at 12 bar .Can 't .compare that to handpumped..
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by Brian the brain
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: FOOMP
Replies: 28
Views: 5559

Re: FOOMP

I simplify by complicating stuff :D :D :D minigun grip ..now it's balanced. I can carry it like a suitcase. I just need to get two replacement fittings to tidy up the pilot side. Things could be a bit cleaner..
by Brian the brain
Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:26 am
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: FOOMP
Replies: 28
Views: 5559

Re: FOOMP

It's perfectly doable as it is a low pressure build. And it's not that big. I'm reconcidering the position of the blowgun..it would be better on top and a bit to the rear for better balance..
by Brian the brain
Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: FOOMP
Replies: 28
Views: 5559

Re: FOOMP

I imagine so..that's why I pump it shotgun style. Pump from the hip, launch from the hip.. :D Added foam to the shoulder...I mean hipstock.. :lol:
by Brian the brain
Wed Apr 10, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: FOOMP
Replies: 28
Views: 5559

Re: FOOMP

I used sections of pipe, rather than sheet. Had some left óver anyway. In the meantime I made a protective wraparound mount for the pump..
by Brian the brain
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: FOOMP
Replies: 28
Views: 5559

Re: FOOMP

Indeed :D :D I trew something together..flattened pvc in the oven and wrapped it around..the bolt also holds the original bracket on the pump in place. This is the pretty side :lol:(edit) I also removed the pressure gauge as it's not possible to exceed the rating by pumping it manually..at least..I ...
by Brian the brain
Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:50 am
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: FOOMP
Replies: 28
Views: 5559

Re: FOOMP

That's because I hacked up the baseplate to make it fit. :lol: I still need to make some decent brackets for it that double as a barrel support.
by Brian the brain
Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: FOOMP
Replies: 28
Views: 5559

Re: FOOMP

Onboard pump...
by Brian the brain
Fri Apr 05, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: General How-To & Discussion
Topic: "In the world of spuds today"
Replies: 2415
Views: 171620

Re: "In the world of spuds today"

ITWOST I learned there is no such thing as potato cannons on the internet these days according to this "well informed" Vice reporter..https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&source=web&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwjW7Jity7nhAhVFblAKHc1mBcEQzPwBegQIARAC&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.vice.com%2Fen_nz%2Farticle%2F43y5qn%2Fhow-potat...
by Brian the brain
Wed Apr 03, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: FOOMP
Replies: 28
Views: 5559

Re: FOOMP

Wow. K.I.S.S. went out the window real fast. :lol: secondary projectile.. :roll: I can't wait to see what you'll come up with.
by Brian the brain
Wed Apr 03, 2019 6:02 am
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: FOOMP
Replies: 28
Views: 5559

Re: FOOMP

Remote blowgun ziptied in place..good enough for now :D