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by raven1962
Mon Mar 31, 2014 9:34 pm
Forum: Homemades
Topic: Boing! APH with a twist!
Replies: 24
Views: 2708

Re: Boing! APH with a twist!

Not so much pulsating, as single shots. There s a time span involved in re-pressurizing/loading the piston volume, which will make the simulated naval warfare a bit more realistic. Time-wise, I think it's going to take several seconds, just to go through the motions, for an effective pulse. May make...
by raven1962
Mon Mar 31, 2014 7:43 am
Forum: Homemades
Topic: Boing! APH with a twist!
Replies: 24
Views: 2708

Re: Boing! APH with a twist!

In addition... A 'T' valve could simplify the check-valve/double ball-valve arrangement, doing the same functions, by my interpretation of if, as a 'Pulse Cannon'... Set so that the flow through the 'T' is to fill the piston-pulse-chamber, as a 90* elbow, from the pressurized water tank; then, when ...
by raven1962
Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:42 pm
Forum: Homemades
Topic: Boing! APH with a twist!
Replies: 24
Views: 2708

Re: Boing! APH with a twist!

Hate to resurrect an old thread, but... Did this get built? It comes really close to what I'm thinking of, for arming some styrofoam pirate 'ships', as a sort of water cannon that would fire laminated pulses of roughly a quart, for my kids... I was thinking the piston should be free, and have air-pr...