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by farcticox1
Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:46 am
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: Valves
Replies: 3
Views: 102

Re: Valves

Any pictures yet or is it still being designed.
by farcticox1
Wed Jan 06, 2021 5:19 pm
Forum: BB, Airsoft, and Pellet Guns
Topic: 4,2 mm pipe for 4.5 ammo
Replies: 14
Views: 414

Re: 4,2 mm pipe for 4.5 ammo

I guess an old rifled barrel would be the answer, but I think that's kind of cheating :?
by farcticox1
Wed Jan 06, 2021 5:35 am
Forum: BB, Airsoft, and Pellet Guns
Topic: 4,2 mm pipe for 4.5 ammo
Replies: 14
Views: 414

Re: 4,2 mm pipe for 4.5 ammo

That sounds tight. I used some stainless pipe from Mcmaster https://www.mcmaster.com/tubing/metal-tubing-for-flow/smooth-bore-seamless-stainless-steel-tubing/id~0-183/ at 150psi I still had to slightly open the loading end of the tube to pre-compress the skirt a bit. Dome head pellets seem to be mos...
by farcticox1
Mon Jan 04, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: BB, Airsoft, and Pellet Guns
Topic: New spring powered airsoft
Replies: 10
Views: 2263

Re: New spring powered airsoft

I tried to keep it simples (KISS) :cry:
by farcticox1
Sun Jan 03, 2021 8:01 am
Forum: General How-To & Discussion
Topic: about accuracy
Replies: 29
Views: 503

Re: about accuracy

Purge weld (Tig) is the only way I know of, can you purge with stick ? probably too much heat, that's why you get the burn through.
by farcticox1
Thu Dec 31, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: BB, Airsoft, and Pellet Guns
Topic: Ammo feeding for a QEV/popoff cannon
Replies: 9
Views: 228

Re: Ammo feeding for a QEV/popoff cannon

Aluminium block I found, it was quire a lot of work on the drill press. Getting the right spring and piston was the tricky part.
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by farcticox1
Thu Dec 31, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: BB, Airsoft, and Pellet Guns
Topic: Single shot self loading bolt action Nerf Rival
Replies: 1
Views: 85

Single shot self loading bolt action Nerf Rival

And another transformation into Nerf Rival, mainly for the grandchildren to play with 8-)
BFG cut down and reshaped. Gravity fed tube holds 8 rounds.
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by farcticox1
Thu Dec 31, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: BB, Airsoft, and Pellet Guns
Topic: Ammo feeding for a QEV/popoff cannon
Replies: 9
Views: 228

Re: Ammo feeding for a QEV/popoff cannon

So it's firing one BB every shot ? I made a semi-auto airsoft with a bolt which blocks the ammo feed tube which works great, now that it's sorted :o
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by farcticox1
Thu Dec 31, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: BB, Airsoft, and Pellet Guns
Topic: KISS BB pistol, now NERF RIVAL
Replies: 19
Views: 5774

Re: KISS BB pistol, now NERF RIVAL

So its final iteration, it has transformed into a Nerf Rival single shot muzzle loading. Fake magazine is just for holding spare balls.
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by farcticox1
Thu Dec 31, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: General How-To & Discussion
Topic: "In the world of spuds today"
Replies: 2423
Views: 181692

Re: "In the world of spuds today"

Got a new toolbox for Xmas :o
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by farcticox1
Thu Dec 31, 2020 7:05 am
Forum: General How-To & Discussion
Topic: about accuracy
Replies: 29
Views: 503

Re: about accuracy

It's 2020, would you expect anything different, wait until next year at least.
by farcticox1
Mon Dec 28, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: BB, Airsoft, and Pellet Guns
Topic: Ammo feeding for a QEV/popoff cannon
Replies: 9
Views: 228

Re: Ammo feeding for a QEV/popoff cannon

No idea if it will work, but tinkering is a huge component of this hobby. Thanks! That's pretty much how I do it. I have added another T to that which makes it easier to load, I will do some videos some time, still settling in to a new house. https://www.spudfiles.com/download/file.php?id=29108&mod...
by farcticox1
Mon Dec 28, 2020 6:26 am
Forum: General How-To & Discussion
Topic: stainless steel tube burst pressure
Replies: 24
Views: 493

Re: stainless steel tube burst pressure

Some welded tube on Mcmaster Carr has pressure ratings, but not that high.
https://www.mcmaster.com/tubing/metal-t ... el-tubing/
by farcticox1
Sun Dec 27, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: BB, Airsoft, and Pellet Guns
Topic: Ammo feeding for a QEV/popoff cannon
Replies: 9
Views: 228

Re: Ammo feeding for a QEV/popoff cannon

I've had that happen before, I put a T near the end of the magazine tube and supplied it with a small amount of air from the barrel (another T)
Sort of like this
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by farcticox1
Fri Dec 18, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: My first working pengun- ammo questions...
Replies: 15
Views: 1147

Re: My first working pengun- ammo questions...

mrfoo wrote:
Fri Dec 18, 2020 7:39 am
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Cracking Gromit